Seattle Times
3.1 of 5 61 reviews
www.seattletimescompany.com Seattle, WA 500 to 999 Employees

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

I worked at Seattle Times full-time for more than 10 years

ProsHopefully they will be remembered fondly in the future.

ConsIt's been heartbreaking to see the company fall apart over the last several years. The Seattle Times once stood for something and was a company you could be proud to work at, sadly that has changed rather dramatically in the last 3+ years.

Advice to Senior ManagementTime to implement your exit strategy.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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It's winding down quickly

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

I worked at Seattle Times full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: It is not a cut throat culture. Think the movie "Wall Street" and take the opposite and that is much of how the culture… Cons: Poor leadership... risk averse... still living in 1985 in how they (leadership) thinks they are perceived by both the community and the advertisers...… Advice to Senior Management: If Frank wants to set up the Times for the 25 years after he retires, he will hire outside the newspaper industry to make the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Lacks integrity

Account Executive (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

I worked at Seattle Times full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: The people I worked with were awesome. I have made some great… Cons: Rather than venting about everything I didn't like about this job, I'll say that overall the Seattle Times lacks integrity in relation to their employees.… Advice to Senior Management: Hire your managers based on their qualifications and expertise, not based on who they are friends with. Listen to… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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