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Good digital product push, OK workload, low morale company culture, lack of career progression opportunity

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

I worked at Telegraph Media Group full-time (More than a year)

Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

- Good push for digital product development - Some nice and dynamic people to work with - Nice environment - Liberal work attire - Nice Christmas parties

Cons

- Lack of career progression or staff skillset development - Unstructured teams and processes - Lack of business transparency - Too much departmental and individual politics, therefore don't tend to work as a team and help each other - Low morale company culture - Low salary that are below market average (except for some Sales persons) - Incompetent individuals - High staff turnover

Advice to Management

People make the company - don't focus too much on annual revenue targets - pay attention to technology and and recognise resource needs to make the business grow and in turn, retain high caliber staff.

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  1. Telegraph.co.uk

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Telegraph Media Group

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I worked at the Telegraph online department for a year and a half. It was very interesting and my colleagues were all dynamic individuals. They seemed committed to innovation and providing a top notch product.

    Cons

    Sometimes I felt the drive to increase website traffic clouded editorial decisions. Also, during a period of cutbacks I thought management treated the casual workers unfairly (but I may be biased).

    Advice to Management

    Don't compromise the caliber of the content of the website in the hunt for extra clicks.


  2. Excellent internship

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    Former Intern - Washington Bureau in Washington, DC
    Former Intern - Washington Bureau in Washington, DC

    I worked at Telegraph Media Group as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Tons of opportunities to chase stories and hone reporting skills. Interns are given a lot of responsibility and assumed to have a high competence level. Journalists in DC office are excellent and great mentors.

    Cons

    Some administrative work, but that's to be expected. Internships are not extended beyond their one semester term

    Advice to Management

    Allow your interns to stay with the organization and grow; offer paid internships


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