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A bit stifling, and don't expect to get ahead without lots of sucking up.

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Former Employee - Editor in New York, NY
Former Employee - Editor in New York, NY

I worked at Time Warner

Pros

I had a very good insurance plan and a good amount of vacation days.

Cons

There is a lack of communication between higher ups and senior management, so things get lost in translation to the rest of the team, therefore wasting time, effort and money. Some of the higher up editors (above senior level) have been their forever and don't seem to be afraid of losing jobs. This level of management has very stale ideas, and without a doubt, heavily sides with those who suck up to and 'yes' all of their ideas. It is held against you if you disagree, you can see it in the treatment of people who do.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

The higher ups, ie executive editors, etc could really do with some new blood. And less sucking up to them, would create a much more comfortable environment. You can see that the senior editors don't need to be sucked up to, but for some reason their bosses do. It's tiring and gets old.

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  1.  

    Working at Time Warner has been very good. Great company with awesome benefits.

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    Current Employee - Advertising Account Executive in El Paso, TX
    Current Employee - Advertising Account Executive in El Paso, TX

    I have been working at Time Warner

    Pros

    Security to work for a big company and awesome benefits.

    Cons

    They cap your earnings and punish overachievers for selling over their quotas by lowering commisions every year.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You should reward overachievers instead of caping their income potencial.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good work environment only if you are the boss' pet or kiss up to management

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    Current Employee - Producer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Producer in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Time Warner

    Pros

    Good benefits and pay commensurate with experience.

    Cons

    Skill and competency have no bearing on promotions, if you dont kiss up to the management or are frat buddies with them you dont stand a chance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of the old boys club and expand to allow women and people of color to advance and participate.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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