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Acuris New York Reviews

Updated December 6, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Relationship Manager"

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    Current Employee - Client Relationship Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Client Relationship Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Acuris full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Its a great work environment. Everyone is incredibly friendly, even though its a huge office with multiple products and departments in it (NYC).

    The work is really autonomous - my manager checks in on me but is not breathing down my back. You're told what you need to accomplish by the end of the year/quarter, and you're left to do it. Of course, you're surrounded by people who are happy to help.

    There is a great work/life balance. 20 days off per year, unlimited sick days, and no stigma around using them.

    We go out as a team for drinks or volunteer quite frequently, so you really do get to know everyone around you.

    Cons

    you work from 8:30-6:00, technically you have a hour long lunch but everyone eats at their desk, so it's a 9 1/2 hour day.

    There is a hierarchy of products. If you work for one of the smaller products within acuris you're not always prioritized and pushed to the sideline, which is incredibly frustrating.

    Advice to Management

    treat all products, and their respective employees, equally! by putting products in competition with one another and giving resources to only the top products you're creating a downward spiral for the smaller teams.


  2. "good company"

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    Former Employee - Editor in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Editor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Acuris full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    flexible work time and friendly staff

    Cons

    travel and have to work long hour some times

  3. "Great Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Helpdesk in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Helpdesk in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Staff are all friendly and supportive. Great place to learn and get some real hands on experience.

    Cons

    Pay could be better and some depending on the time of the year it can be super busy which requires putting in extra hours.

    Advice to Management

    Get more involved and give provide better project management.


  4. "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    Pros

    Laid back environment. People are very nice there

    Cons

    Not much room for career advancement


  5. Helpful (3)

    "A good company"

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    Current Employee - Reporter in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Reporter in New York, NY
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    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Smart, dedicated staff that is focused on breaking news and providing proprietary market information and analysis to a sophisticated readership. It's a nice place to work.

    Cons

    It's a wonky financial news service that won't be a good fit for journalists looking to write long features. M&A is the name of the game here.

    Advice to Management

    Pay employees better.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Account Executive"

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    Former Employee - Account Executive in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Account Executive in New York, NY

    Pros

    Great culture, opportunity for advancement, energetic environment, mentoring, conveniently located right off the 1/2/3 line

    Cons

    lower pay compared to rest of the industry. Most of the major players already have the product so you have to rely on renewals for large portion of your book of business.

    Advice to Management

    Don't let BC Partners ruin the great environment and culture you built over the years. Growth is important, as is product innovation, but don't let the pressure of their targets transfer down to the teams.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Liked the company environment"

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    Former Employee - Reporter in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Reporter in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Acuris (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pretty laid back. Editors were very supportive. Nice to have 20 days off per year.

    Cons

    More opportunities to move up.

    Advice to Management

    If you want to keep talent you need to create career opportunities.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Editorial Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Positive office atmosphere. Plenty of opportunity to meet and network with staff from sister publications. Good chance to learn the industry.

    Cons

    Goals and expectations were not always clear. There was a lack of clarity in the editorial structure. It was not always clear who to approach with questions. Side projects were presented on an ad hoc basis, and often pushed aside soon after.

    Advice to Management

    Provide clearer feedback on goals and importance of specific tasks. The level of freedom to explore the opportunities of the position was pleasant, but at times it was difficult to tell when progress was being made.


  9. Helpful (10)

    "Awful place to work"

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    Former Employee - Reporter in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Reporter in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    The bathrooms always had toilet paper.

    Cons

    Working at Mergermarket drove me out of journalism. The management uses abuse and scare tactics to keep their employees in line. They also have no idea about what is currently going on in the world of finance. Their story ideas are dumb and their requests of journalists are even dumber.

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to be a manager.


  10. Helpful (3)

    "Research Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Research Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Research Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at Acuris full-time

    Pros

    The Research Analyst position at Mergermarket is a great place to start a career. It provides great exposure to a wide variety of financial topics and it has a great culture with good work/life balance. The office is also very nice, spacious and enjoyable to work in.

    Cons

    Mergermarket is not the place for a long-term career, and the pay is well below industry average. However, Mergermarket does own several products, providing numerous career opportunities, although all pay relatively low.


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