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  1. "Technical Writer"

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    Former Employee - IT Business Analyst in Culver City, CA
    Former Employee - IT Business Analyst in Culver City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Allowed to work independently and to run my own team of engineers offshore.
    Upbeat, happy people.
    Pleasant working environment.
    Casual dress code.
    Great facilities.
    Good local dining facilities.

    Cons

    No complaints at all. It was a wonderful experience and I was sorry when it ended.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great colleagues and collaborative environments."

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    Current Employee - Senior Support Analyst in Culver City, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Support Analyst in Culver City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Thomson Reuters full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Talented and collaborative colleagues. Excellent technology tools and training material are available to do your job effectively and efficiently. Employees are able to easily determine where they stand in terms of performance.

    Cons

    Executive leadership needs improvement. Some management decisions have adversely impacted the business. A change in executives could move the business forward.

    Thomson Reuters Response

    Apr 10, 2017 – Analyst, Recruitment Brand and Channels

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We thank you & congratulate you on your 5+ years of service.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Conversions"

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    Current Employee - Senior Conversion Analyst in Culver City, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Conversion Analyst in Culver City, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Thomson Reuters (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Its nice to work at home, and they have a good remote structure. Pay is average or above depending on what you got when you got hired. Benefits are good and good vacation program.

    Cons

    A little bit disorganized. Many many levels of management. Way to many systems tracking different things, and you spend half your day using them all and figuring out your login info. Disorganized.

    Advice to Management

    More transparency. More training for specific job. Get organized systems so we don't need to remember so many logins and different systems.


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Elite"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Culver City, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Culver City, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Thomson Reuters full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Some of the best reasons to work for TR Elite is that during the first 2 quarters of the year you can spend, spend, spend!

    Cons

    You can spend during the first 2 quarters of the year but during the last 2 quarters they cut, cut, cut spending and then they have layoffs.

    There is this one department in particular that has about 80 employees and they have an annual department excursion out of state! Yup, they pay, room, food and flight for EIGHTY employees. During this excursion, they act like they are at a college party! Booze, booze, booze! They learn nothing and when surveyed, they say the best part are the games and dinners!

    Advice to Management

    Watch spending! Instead of spending on R & D, departments at Elite are spending on R & R and not 1 thing that will better the company is learned! Shame on you Elite, the $$ spent on those FUN excursions could have gone to someone's salary and prevented someone from being laaid off!


  5. "Great Culture"

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    Current Employee - User Experience Designer in Culver City, CA
    Current Employee - User Experience Designer in Culver City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Thomson Reuters has very talented people and an excellent working environment.

    Cons

    We could be faster when introducing new technology to our products.

    Advice to Management

    Allow legacy products to morph and change according to the marketplace standards.

    Thomson Reuters Response

    Oct 20, 2016 – Human Resource Partner

    Thank you for your review, suggestion(s) and valued contribution to our exciting endeavors. We continue to seek engagement internally with an open mind to bring curiosity, innovation, leadership and... More


  6. "Executive Assistant"

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    Former Contractor - Executive Assistant in Culver City, CA
    Former Contractor - Executive Assistant in Culver City, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Thomson Reuters as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    very Relax company with very nice people. I really enjoyed working at Thomson Reuters Elite and recommend it.

    Cons

    couldn't find any cons. people are very friendly and professional, would have loved to continue working at Thomson Reuters Elite

    Advice to Management

    no advice

    Thomson Reuters Response

    Sep 3, 2015 – Human Resource Partner

    Thank you for your review and prior contribution.


  7. Helpful (5)

    "Elite Culver City"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Culver City, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Culver City, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Thomson Reuters full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits package is very good. Part of the larger Thomson Reuters business. Product line has a lot of potential. Generally modest work hours.

    Cons

    Company has a history of a lot of management turn over. Consequently there are vacuums of leadership in many areas. Many projects lack authoritative accountabiity.

    Advice to Management

    Hire higher quality managers and developers.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Getting to be too big"

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Culver City, CA
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Culver City, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thomson Reuters full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I've been here a long time and have seen the company grow. There are some great people around from when the company was smaller. People are friendly and easygoing. There are exciting projects going on if you are in the right group. There is lots of change.

    Cons

    The parent company is getting too big. We've lost most of the little perks like parties, bonuses, etc. Vacation time for new people is very small. Not much room to progress within the company, you will probably have the same job forever. Company getting more into outsourcing.

    Advice to Management

    Stop the take-over. The small sub-companies do much better without the corporate parent's nagging.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Some divisions felt disconnected from corporate"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Culver City, CA
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Culver City, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The company has a solid reputation in the marketplace, and a great benefit package. Senior management tried to make it an enjoyable place to work.

    Cons

    My division was acquired several years ago, but it never seemed to assimilate under the Thomson Reuters umbrella. Felt disconnected from Corporate. Questionable promotions.

    Advice to Management

    Just remember that company culture starts from the top. Put more emphasis on assimilating your acquisitions into the Thomson Reuters culture.


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