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Dow Jones Overview

Monmouth Junction, NJ
5001 to 10000 employees
1882
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Media
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years ... Read more

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  • Dow Jones recently hosted Bring Your Parents to Work Day in New York and London. Nearly 60 parents of employees from New York and Princeton took part in the half-day experience in Manhattan, with 15 parents participating in London. They joined sessions with executives, learned about virtual reality and toured the Newsroom. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQcRZ

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  • Take a look inside, learn a little bit about the culture, and see what jobs are available at our New York City Headquarters. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQegg

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Dow Jones – Why Work For Us?


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THE ULTIMATE SOURCE FOR BUSINESS NEWS AND DATA

Every day, Dow Jones’ advanced data capabilities, award-winning journalism and innovative technology deliver news, tools and financial insight to move markets, inform critical decisions and power top companies and careers.


Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

undefinedOur philosophy: holistic benefits package

Here at Dow Jones we care for our people holistically. Whether it’s yoga classes on our 3rd floor New York office, fresh fruit at The Wall Street Journal snack bar, or an on-site day care center at our Princeton office – we care about you AND your family.

It starts here at Dow Jones:

We’ve created an open space – devoid of walls, barriers and offices to create a sense of community among our employees. Our on-site events (Digital Journalism conference, Women in Communications panel), pizza days, Blue Bottle espresso offerings and volunteer opportunities connect you with the broader vision of who we are as a global 5,000 strong news organization.

It evolves with your changing lifestyle:

Happy people are more productive, more creative and more insightful. Though a gym may suit your needs now, in 20 years’ time you’ll be thinking about elderly care for your parents. We know this, which is why our coverage includes care-taking resources for the aging.

Your contributions matter. Our benefits package is just another way we say “thank you.”



At Dow Jones, our dedication to enabling career growth provides employees with opportunities to gain new skills and perspectives by working cross-functionally with peers across the globe. We recognize the value in empowering our teams with continued training and tools to take on leadership roles throughout the organization.

Jessica

Jessica started with WSJ Asia in 2003 as a graphics reporter. Since then she’s continuously grown her career in the newsroom. She is currently the Global Head of Visuals for WSJ.

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“Every day brings new stories and with them opportunities to grow and try new things!”












 
Frank

Frank joined DJ in 2005 as a product manager. After stints in Product Development and UX design
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he is currently Head of Product Operations.



 

“Our industry requires us to remain agile which presents huge opportunity. I try to be poised for change at all times. Don't just tolerate change; be ready to take advantage of it by maximizing your awareness across Dow Jones. Meet people in other departments, learn another area, and ask a lot of questions. Be ready for the opportunities that change will bring.”







Carissa

Carissa joined DJ as a receptionist in 2010. She quickly assumed multiple roles within HR before
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moving on to a position with our Global Facilities team and has since been promoted to Executive Assistant to the CFO.



 
“Dow Jones has been the launching pad for my career. To me, it is a land of opportunity for those looking to build their knowledge in various areas of the business. I am humbled by all of the intelligent people I’ve met and great experiences Dow Jones has provided me over the past 5 years.”








David
David began his career with WSJ as a reporting assistant.  He’s also worked as a project and product manager and is now Director of Business Intelligence for DJ.
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“I have learned two broad things. The first is simply a wide skill set - how an advertising salesforce works, how software gets built, and how stories get edited. When I joined the company six years ago I never imagined I'd be introduced to so many things. The second thing is learning that teamwork is about understanding that different groups always have different perspectives.”

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    tons of room for growth and a really fun environment

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    too much micromanaging, a lot of "oversight"

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    trust your employees

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Dow Jones Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Dow Jones (Princeton, NJ).

    Interview

    It was a brief phone conversation with HR to go over the job requirements and what's involved.

    Moving from that stage, there was a phone interview with the manager and director of the content group. This stage involves going over the resume in depth, and the main points of the job. With questions from both sides, it lasted from 30-45 minutes.

    Afterward, there was an in person interview with the manager and director again. This was a very in depth but natural conversation about previous work experiences with questions covering various scenarios. Lasted about 1-1 1/2 hours.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time when you experienced a failure in your previous job.   Answer Question
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Dow Jones Awards & Accolades

  • Excellence in Employee Engagement Award, ORC International, 2015
  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2008

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