World Journal Reviews

Updated June 2, 2015
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  1. Journalist

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    Current Employee - Journalist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Journalist in New York, NY

    I have been working at World Journal (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great opportunity to experience journalism

    Cons

    The industry—not only this specific company—is declining

    Advice to Management

    Do not set "disciplines" to creative people


  2. Helpful (1)

    Serious problem with internal communication between branches.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at World Journal

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    The largest Chinese-language nationwide publication which can help people gain a lot of insight of domestic and overseas Chinese market.

    Cons

    Lack of organization between headquarters and branches. No system to back up account executive.

    Advice to Management

    Accounting needs a serious upgrade and so does their website platform.


  3. Maybe not the best company for young adults

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at World Journal full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    If you are looking for an easy job, then this is the right place. The work is pretty routine and not that challenging.

    Cons

    Not many opportunities for promotions The communication is not that effective between employer and employees


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  5. If you don't from Taiwan, don't waste your time here

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at World Journal full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Insurance Flexible time schedule A lot of opportunities to know others

    Cons

    It's U.S., not Taiwan. Only ppl from Taiwan will be promoted into management. Employee from China will never be treated as these from Taiwan

    Advice to Management

    Respect your employee!


  6. a terrible place to work in.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Journalist
    Current Employee - Journalist

    I have been working at World Journal full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Insurance is no so bad, but its getting worse.

    Cons

    Only they know is to cut the cost. They don't have ability to explore new markets. In addition,the company doesn't have any idea to manage a business. Though the newspaper still get profits every year, it is declining. And the boss greedily squeeze more money from the employees.


  7. Helpful (1)

    You cannot outsource American Dream to China, no way

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at World Journal

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Fairly good health insurance plan (though in deterioration for years), amicable working environment.

    Cons

    As a US-based ethnic news media struggling with the downturn, World Journal is increasingly courting Communist China and adopting an apologist mentality, which calls into serious ethics problem. Its outsourcing practice (to China and Taiwan) not only harms US workers, but also aggravates its bias against the nation called America.

    Advice to Management

    Respect truth, respect your reader, hence your circulation will grow and bottom line improve. You cannot hedge on Beijing regime's money laundering machine by being their propaganda apparatus. The end of the day, only a stronger America is your savior.



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