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Marius Meland & Magnus Hoglund
I have been working at Law360 full-time for more than a year
Pros – Pay is good, weekends and all federal holidays off, holiday vacation, holiday party with open bar and bonuses. Office environment is chill, colleagues are smart and fun. Cool to work for a news organization that's actually growing. The most normally-scheduled job you'll probably ever get as a reporter.
Cons – Stressful, can get monotonous over time.
Advice to Senior Management – Work more on contructive employee feedback, positive and negative.
Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company
2013-02-13 11:34 PST
I worked at Law360 full-time for more than a year
Pros – Decent pay (by journalism standards) and good benefits (vision & dental insurance, matching 401k). You'll get to cover a broad range of materials, which will make you more marketable for your next job. HQ is located in a cool part of Manhattan (Union Square). You'll also get one week off between Christmas and New Year's Day, which is nice because -- believe me -- you'll have earned every bit of that time off.
Cons – Quotas, quotas and more quotas. General assignment reporters are expected to write four stories a day. The material assigned often is quite dense (ERISA, anyone?) and you'll be expected to churn out stories on subjects that you know little-to-nothing about. When you make mistakes (I guarantee you'll make some), lawyers are quick to point them out to your supervisors, which adds more stress to an already stressful job. Management, although professional, seem to view their employees as robots rather than living, breathing journalists.
Advice to Senior Management – Relax the quota system. Assign beats. Stop belittling employee input.
2013-10-25 20:27 PDT
I have been working at Law360 full-time
Pros – Benefits
Get most federal holidays
Can work from home as needed
Cons – The deadlines are strict and the material is dense, so you essentially have no downtime, and don't have enough time to take a lunch break.
If you are a social person, people in the office rarely speak to each other, so that is an adjustment for most, who like to know and interact with their co-workers.
Advice to Senior Management – Provide more feedback to reporters--it will boost morale
– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company
2013-06-18 06:22 PDT
I have been working at Law360
Pros – - Very good salary/benefits
- About 3 weeks PTO plus week b/w Christmas and New Year's, plus every federal holiday
- Fairly extensive training
- Nice coworkers
- Free Friday lunches, snacks
- Great location
- Good hours
- A publication that's actually expanding
- Can work from home occasionally
Cons – - The job can get repetitive
- Can be hard to gauge how you're doing - not always enough feedback
- Very little downtime (that's usually a good thing, but can be stressful)
Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend
2011-10-30 18:48 PDT
I have been working at Law360
Pros – -nice people
-decent benefits package (about 4 weeks off a year including week between Xmas and New Years)
Cons – -weak training
-little promotion potential
-no beats, so stories often reinvent wheel
Advice to Senior Management – -assign beats
-communicate more frequently and effectively on changes
-offer employee input
-don't belittle employee input
2010-10-01 07:41 PDT
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