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Updated August 11, 2017
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Pros
  • Great place to work at and great work/life balance (in 23 reviews)

  • Great benefits, lots to learn from higher ups (in 29 reviews)

Cons
  • Culture does not promote work/life balance (depending on where you work) (in 21 reviews)

  • Salaries are low, benefits aren't great, long hours sometimes (in 45 reviews)

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  1. "Great networking!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Condé Nast part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -A CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT FOR YOUR RESUME
    -Networking is top notch as long as you're "memorable"
    -freebies
    -access to exclusive shows and events
    -meet great people / celebrities

    Cons

    -long hours
    -low pay
    -basically looked down upon by the higher-ups


  2. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Condé Nast full-time

    Pros

    Great brands. Exciting programs and innovative approach to marketing.

    Cons

    Not great communication. Continual management changes.

  3. "It's ok"

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    Current Employee - Photo Editor in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Photo Editor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Condé Nast full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great experience with top people in the business

    Cons

    No upward mobility and long hours

    Advice to Management

    Let employees move around the company without 'telling on them' when they interview for a new position.


  4. "editor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Condé Nast full-time

    Pros

    Really talented people, good benefits, opens doors for other jobs.

    Cons

    As would be imagined, there are many shallow and pretentious employees and lots of internal politics. Expect to work late often.


  5. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Principal Software Architect in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Principal Software Architect in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Condé Nast full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Smart people. Driven to achieve.

    Cons

    Too focused on keeping brands separate rather than providing a unified digital focus for the properties.


  6. "Video Producer"

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    Current Employee - Video Producer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Video Producer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Condé Nast full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You'll work with great people.

    Cons

    Very corporate environment and didn't always love working creatively under such a corporate umbrella. CNE hires too few employees so everyone is stretched thin. They keep a lot of people on perma-lance and don't pay them well enough, give benefits, give days off, etc. If you're on staff it's an okay job. If you aren't, it's not.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people because everyone is stretched way too thin.


  7. "work/life balance challenged"

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    Former Employee - Associate Business Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Associate Business Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Condé Nast full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    great pay, great people (well, if you enjoy getting along with all types of personalities.

    Cons

    no work/life balance. wasn't able to use all my vacation time. stressed environment.

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    "The best corporate culture!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Condé Nast full-time

    Pros

    - Corporate culture - amazing people to work with
    - Work hard, play hard mentality
    - Amazing mentors
    - Learning a lot

    Cons

    -Teams can be a bit disorganized/ lack of communication amongst teams


  9. "Executive Assistant and Conde Nast"

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

    I have been working at Condé Nast full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Elite company, above average pay

    Cons

    expectations to learn quickly on your own, very intense corporate culture, takes time to be promoted


  10. "Executive Editor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Condé Nast (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Creative and talented peers. Talented staff in certain areas.

    Cons

    Shaky leadership and vision for the future. Poor morale.


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