The Times of India
3.5 of 5 85 reviews
www.timesofindia.com Bangalore, India 500 to 999 Employees

The Times of India Reviews

Updated Jun 27, 2014
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3.5 85 reviews

                             

100% Approve of the CEO

The Times of India Chairperson Indu Jain

Indu Jain

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77% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Good work life balance and work environment is good"
    in 6 reviews
  • "Career options/opportunities are there, nice environment to work, and a strong brand name in india"
    in 5 reviews
Cons:
  • "low pay, overworked and senior management not very helpful"
    in 4 reviews
  • "bell curve, slow growth, feedback, contract, stagnation"
    in 3 reviews
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    Summer Intern

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsSuperb Culture & Big Learning Platform

    ConsBig Hierarchy , Long Processes

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A nice organization to get a world view on work life

    Senior Officer (Former Employee)

    ProsAmazing coworkers whom I cherish till date

    ConsMeasley pay while demotivating younger talent

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Only Okay

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsOne of the top brands, Good learning experience

    ConsGrowth is slow. Salary is less. Hierarchy problems.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Not the best place to work

    Assistant Manager (Former Employee)
    Bangalore (India)

    ProsNetworking with vendors and media teams and companies

    ConsToo much politics. There isn't any work-life balance. Close to 60 hour work weeks.

    Advice to Senior ManagementProvide better time-off policies and benefits to all employees at the company

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A very Pleasant 5 years

    Senior Officer (Current Employee)
    Hyderābād (India)

    ProsVery good brand to work for. Lots to learn from senior management

    ConsNot a people orientated compamy.Growth rate is very slow

    Advice to Senior Managementnone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    No learning, just running with old guys.....

    BDM (Former Employee)
    Hyderābād (India)

    ProsGreat Brand to work, Good Culture,

    ConsAged Heads- OLD thinking's with new mindsets( team) in all verticals and narrow thinkings, high attrition

    Advice to Senior ManagementNOTHING

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Learning Experience

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Bangalore (India)

    ProsAmazing Culture
    Fun Place to be
    Great place to start a career in media sales
    Great learning experience

    ConsRelatively Slow growth
    Relatively low pay

    Advice to Senior ManagementIt is required to give more opportunity for people within the organization than hiring people from outside.

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    Production Manager (Current Employee)
    Mumbai (India)

    ProsTechnology wise very good to work

    Cons- Active Member for the implementation of Nagpur New Plant project for Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.
    - Involved in Project Planning, Erection of Civil structure, Procurement of Capital equipment, Recruitment, Installation of machines, Installation of CtP machine, Setting up and streamlining production processes.
    - Ensure clear, consistent and relevant communication occurs to deliver the company goals.
    - Regular Communication with the other departments to ensure good information and work flow.
    - Work effectively with all members of the management and wider company teams to support the company values and develop a strong, empowered and highly skilled operation.
    - Work closely with the planning personnel to improve machine productivity and efficiency.
    - Work closely with the production manager to help implement the department operational plan

    Business Excellence (Performance):

    - Effective planning and hence time saving on each production operation process.
    - Regular coordination with the store for issuing materials to the production department .
    - Cordination with the pre-press to get the printing plates on time
    - Implement proper preventative maintenance plan for all machines.
    - Work closely with the team members to achieve the production team yearly KPIs.
    - Ensure quality standards are maintained and followed.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNA

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Digital Marketing Specialist

    Campaign Specialist (Current Employee)
    Delhi (India)

    ProsHIgh Employee engagement and satisfaction

    Consno cons till now !!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Its a good learning Experience working with the largest media company in India.

    Senior Officer -Project Management (Current Employee)
    Mumbai (India)

    ProsGood work life balance and work environment is good.

    ConsIt will need to improve the cafeteria.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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