The Washington Post

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Great brand, but that was about it.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at The Washington Post

Pros

Great brand. On site gym if you like to work out. Great on boarding process.

Cons

Work/life depends on department management. Some departments slow to change and adapt. Very pen and paper- slow to embrace new technologies to support business processes. Little comraderie within department. Little cross training within department and knowledge sharing. Most people only knew how to do their job and would be unable to backfill other colleagues in department. Just come to work, do your work and go home.

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Some people are better senior individual contributors than managers. Hold people accountable not just on deliverables, but how well they manage others. Turnover can be high some areas. Glad that Bezos took over. Perhaps he can infuse some new thinking into organization about future of newspaper publishing.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Former Employee - Manager, IT in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Manager, IT in Washington, DC

    I worked at The Washington Post full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company cares for its employees

    Cons

    Just bought out by Amazon. Future unknown

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    Company is in transition.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    I worked at The Washington Post full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, great benefits. Company has a great work-life balance, family friendly-understands when you have to deal with health or family issues.

    Cons

    Company is downsizing and in transition. Not very likely to get a raise or bonus unless you are a sales rep or upper management and some departments are short staffed.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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