Dow Jones
3.1 of 5 262 reviews
www.dj.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

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Work Life balance at its finest

Talent Acquisition (Former Employee)
Princeton, NJ (US)

I worked at Dow Jones as a contractor for less than a year

ProsThe New Jersey HR team is fantastic, very active in local community

ConsNo covered walkways from parking lot to building

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Used to be a great place to work with balance and flexibility.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Dow Jones full-time


Pros: Central location, good cafeteria, gym on-site, and work/family balance. Training resources… Cons: Upper management is a mess and they keep getting promoted/raises. I don't get it. They make really poor decisions and then get rewarded… Advice to Senior Management: Start fresh by wiping out the old cronies in management. Reward some of your loyal and talented staff by promoting them and giving them… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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High on freedom to take decisions and act on own initiative but also very political and lacking structure in key areas.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Dow Jones full-time


Pros: A place where you can innovate and experiment; relatively flat structure; some amazing… Cons: Often lacking clear direction; generally poor communication from senior management; senior management decisions often appear arbitrary; cliquey; many company systems not up to grade; too… Advice to Senior Management: Do a better job of getting basics of running a business right; seriously raise ethical standards in all aspects… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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