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A company of number crunchers

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Foster City, CA

ProsGood opportunity to learn about the technical publishing world.

ConsEverything is financially driven. There is no credible mission statement or focus for the company beyond making the owners more money. There is no interest in soliciting the view, opinions, ideas, and contributions of the employees and staff. It is pretty autocratic where employees must do as they are told, even in situations where the employees have ideas to save costs or increase revenue.

Advice to Senior ManagementThey are not interested in hearing any advice; they have made that very clear.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Since the magazine folded it hasn't been the same

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) New York, NY

    I worked at Ziff Davis Media


    Pros: There used to be a lot of events and parties… Cons: The management was chauvinistic at times and their inability to make the magazine a viable entity was inexcusable.… Advice to Senior Management: Maybe there should be a review of how the management performs and the way they speak to and treat their staff.… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) New York, NY

    I have been working at Ziff Davis Media


    Pros: It's a tight knit community of nerds. people are really nice but shy. this is not the kind of place where people get together outside… Cons: NO MONEY to do ANYTHING. Salary reductions plus increase workload… Advice to Senior Management: Direct answers about our salary reinstatement would be nice. be respectful enough to treat all of us like adults and… More
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