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Updated February 18, 2018
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Pros
  • Work/life balance is valued and I never felt it was jeopardized (in 77 reviews)

  • is a large corporation with a lot of great benefits and resources that employees can take advantage of (in 50 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Time Inc. full-time

    Pros

    Great people and positive environment, very creative,

    Cons

    There are no cons I enjoy working here.


  2. "Time Inc was a great company; future is unclear"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Time Inc. full-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues, exciting work, great benefits, great work-life balance

    Cons

    Lack of corporate focus, shrinking industry

  3. "EA"

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Time Inc. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great environment, lots of in-house learning opportunities, talented employees

    Cons

    The unsettling times of downsizing and reorganization


  4. "Not a great place to grow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Time Inc. full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Decent work / life balance, basic perks & benefits.

    Cons

    Everyone operates in a culture of fear, chasing numbers. Only one personality type thrives here, and those are the steamrollers.

    Advice to Management

    Hopefully with the recent Meredith acquisition, management will set goals from a place of exciting creative vision, not solely out of desperation.


  5. "Great company - hard to advance"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Time Inc. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great office space. Tons of brands. Casual, fun environment. Management is friendly. Work/life balance is valued and I never felt it was jeopardized. Great benefits and vacation time.

    Cons

    Hard to move up the ladder or to different departments. It is a very large company so you can often feel insignificant. No bonuses. Commission only a VERY recent thing


  6. "Okay job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Time Inc. (More than a year)

    Pros

    -youthful corporate environment
    -office perks (parties, events, employee appreciation days)

    Cons

    -lack of growth
    -lack of direction from leadership


  7. "Marketing and Communications"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Time Inc. full-time

    Pros

    Awesome events, great environment, amazing talent

    Cons

    Work/life balance could be tough

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent

  8. "Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Time Inc. full-time

    Pros

    Great team, amazing benefits, lots of opportunities to learn from mentors

    Cons

    Long hours when manager isn't able to support or advocate for their team


  9. "Anonymous"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Editor in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Assistant Editor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Time Inc. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Time Inc. is a large corporation with a lot of great benefits and resources that employees can take advantage of.

    Cons

    Publishing industry is facing a lot of struggles and it moves digitally. Time Inc. unfortunately is not ahead of the curve.


  10. "Design Director"

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    Former Employee - Design Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Design Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Time Inc. part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice people & team. Interesting projects!

    Cons

    Still in transition to digital.

    Advice to Management

    Digital transformation it's not about AB testing.


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