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Great 10+ years at Reuters but then things started changing

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Product Manager in New York, NY
Former Employee - Product Manager in New York, NY

I worked at Thomson Reuters full-time (More than 10 years)

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

Pros

Great company with excellent benefits compared to most american companies. Good opportunities to find other positions globally. Development organization is trying to become agile.

Cons

The benefits used to be much better before the merger but that might be because of the times, things are pretty bad for the financial industry and it really hit TR's bottom line. Depending on what area one works in, recent dramatic changes in management meant layoffs mostly for people with seniority and an opinion. New managers changed processes completely and hired mostly college students to cut cost... but I guess it will save the company money, in the near term. Used to be able to work from home some days but that has been completely eliminated. Now everyone has to be in the office even if you have late night calls with your team in Asia. I thought companies in general are leaning more and more towards dispersed teams that telecommute, but no longer at TR... dispersed maybe, but you still have to waste highly valuable real estate in Times Square and be there every day.

Advice to Management

You might want to consider flattening your corporate structure somewhat... 5+ layers of management can be quite counterproductive to getting things done. Take a look down the management ladder and see if everyone is 'really' doing a good job.

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  1. Great company with a lot of opportunities

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dexter, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dexter, MI

    I have been working at Thomson Reuters full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Flexible work schedules, great people, mentoring program, opportunities to try things outside your job description, opportunities to work from home, generous perks, recycling programs, popcorn machines

    Cons

    Long hours during busy season, some entrenched managers, career planning is something you have to make sure you take charge of yourself, profitable business lines have to support less profitable ones.

    Advice to Management

    Try to keep some of the small-company feel that we used to have before becoming a multi-national.


  2. Short-Term Minded

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Thomson Reuters full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Laid back atmosphere, minimal work load.

    Cons

    No training program, lack of leadership.


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