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Condé Nast Reviews

Updated 30 January 2015
Updated 30 January 2015
281 Reviews
3.6
281 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • smart people all at the top of their game (in 14 reviews)

  • Great benefits (although some of them were cut down) (in 13 reviews)


Cons
  • very long hours, horrible compensation, small/cramped workspace (in 15 reviews)

  • You have to look out for yourself to maintain a work life balance (in 8 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in London, England
    Current Employee - Intern in London, England

    I have been working at Condé Nast as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    - Good work environment
    - Paid internship
    - Excellent relationship between the interns and the senior staff
    - Excellent work/life balance

    Cons

    The maximum duration of internships is just one month

    Recommends
  2.  

    Varied and exciting workload

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Art Director in London, England
    Former Employee - Art Director in London, England

    I worked at Condé Nast full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Energy, endless stimulation, competitive, high-powered

    Cons

    Sometimes overly competitive and politics-led work environment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more cognisance taken of feedback

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Creative environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Condé Nast full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    great magazines, good opportunities to learn

    Cons

    competitive, slow to respond to change

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    increase training budget

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    one of the best

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Photo Editor in London, England
    Former Employee - Photo Editor in London, England

    I worked at Condé Nast as a contractor (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    top editors, top photographers, good team

    Cons

    lots of work and not enough career opportunities

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Freelance working at Conde Nast digital

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Freelancers in London, England
    Current Employee - Freelancers in London, England

    I have been working at Condé Nast part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    good enviroment, nice tam and you feel involved in the process

    Cons

    none I can think of

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great company and environment--a place to sharpen your skills and way of thinking.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Condé Nast

    Pros

    Brands, environment, talent, outlook, culture.

    Cons

    Nothing to add here--overall positive experience.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Not bad

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Human Relations in Arlington, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Human Relations in Arlington, VA (US)

    I worked at Condé Nast

    Pros

    Good time off good work life balance

    Cons

    Fired let go without much notice

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value your employees

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    editor

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Condé Nast

    Pros

    Amazing place to work and innovate

    Cons

    No food, or hangout space to meet

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Internship - DETAILS MAGAZINE

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Condé Nast

    Pros

    Great people to work with, cool events, internship looks great on a resume, hour are strictly 9-5 especially in the summer -- summer Fridays

    Cons

    Minimal exposure to industry -- tasks are monotonous and mundane -- little to no feedback from supervisors on advisement for next steps

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Use your interns to the best of their ability -- Allow them to take on some responsibility and own it.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  11.  

    I have worked for this company on and off since 1999.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Condé Nast

    Pros

    Work with some of the best in the business. Great Pay. Great Perks. And they put out a quality product.

    Cons

    New location at 1WTC doesn't appeal.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More merit based raises and promotions.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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