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Hindustan Times Reviews

Updated Jul 29, 2019

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  • "Salary, like in all journalism jobs, is low(in 4 reviews)

  • "Old hands have been forced to leave due to bad pay, deteriorating work culture and overbearing management(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Reporter"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Hindustan Times full-time

    Pros

    Working with one of the biggest newspapers in India As a reporter, working with HT helps you create a good portfolio The name recognition makes it easier to find jobs within the media industry

    Cons

    Highly bureaucratic Certain people are running the show especially in the New Delhi office and as a reporter your voice will be lost If you are reporting from the Delhi office, you won't be valued, you'll be underpaid and the bosses will make your life very difficult. It's a toxic environment irrespective of your gender.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of the mid management including editors that continue to spread toxicity Get younger people to be bureau chiefs, editors etc. You need to drain the people out who have been in their position for decades, it's time for change!

    Hindustan Times2018-03-16
  2. "Corporate media house"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Hindustan Times full-time

    Pros

    Pay on time Freedom to work autonomously

    Cons

    Micromanaging breakup of compensation is unfair

    Hindustan Times2016-09-27
  3. "I worked at HT for one and a half years and realised on the second day that it was the worst move of my career."

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    Former Employee - Multimedia Producer in New Delhi
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Hindustan Times full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    If you're looking to do less work and bide time and aren't too ambitious, HT is thr place for you. If you want to get a good number of leaves in a year, then too HT's policies are in place.

    Cons

    Zero employee satisfaction, no salary increment fot 3 years in a row, no internal switching of roles, senior management not very supportive of creative ideas, HRs are some of the most apathetic folks.

    Hindustan Times2019-07-29
  4. "The company is a complete lala company"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager 
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Hindustan Times full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance is there

    Cons

    Sometimes too much pressure

    Hindustan Times2019-07-13
  5. "Decent place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Hindustan Times full-time

    Pros

    Work culture, work-life balance, location

    Cons

    Less Money, Office politics, Left-leaning

    Hindustan Times2019-05-28
  6. "GOOD BRAND"

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    Current Employee - Decent Company in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Hindustan Times full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It holds a good name in the industry

    Cons

    Appraisal, Internal politics, Opportunities, Hike

    Advice to Management

    NA

    Hindustan Times2019-04-28
  7. "Correspondent"

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    Former Employee - Correspondent in Mumbai
    Recommends

    I worked at Hindustan Times full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It gives you a solid national and local platform to report on. HT is a brand that almost everyone easily understands and is more willing to give interviews to. The leadership behaves professionally in the newsroom which a rarity in Indian newsroom. You work with really talented and inspiring reporters and editors.

    Cons

    The pay is really low. Often the raises are skipped for an entire year and bonuses are canned without anyone's knowledge. There's no inclusion of the newsroom staff in important editorial decisions. The hours are long and not necessarily backed by the work one does.

    Advice to Management

    Increase the standard of the pay so reporters who work long hours have some motivation.

    Hindustan Times2019-04-15
  8. "account managr"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Chennai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Hindustan Times full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    timely salary,free working conditions,atmosphere is the positive thing

    Cons

    pressure is a major thing,must be able to handle pressure

    Hindustan Times2019-04-05
  9. "Photojournalist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Hindustan Times part-time

    Pros

    Competitive environment Creative Assignments Professional guidance

    Cons

    Low payback work environment working hours

    Hindustan Times2019-04-02
  10. "I am working in an organisation where working culture is very sound."

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager Retail Sales Noida in Noida
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Hindustan Times full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Company is well known , established & employee friendly

    Cons

    I don't find anything till the time.

    Advice to Management

    No advice

    Hindustan Times2019-03-11
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