Economist Group Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jul 6, 2020

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Economist Group CEO Lara Boro
Lara Boro
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Pros
  • "Extremely good work-life balance(in 16 reviews)

  • "Smart people, and until now lots of autonomy in regional offices(in 15 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "This place has a toxic environment, poor morale, no loyalty and high turnover(in 11 reviews)

  • "Poor management, politics within teams, they seems to be intellectual but don't know why, never focus on teams in support(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Division review

      Oct 2, 2016 - Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent work life balance Supportive colleagues working as one team, no politics Relaxing environment Fair pay structure Encourage creativity and career development Clear and reasonable expectations from senior management Great travel and internal training opportunities Very successful social media strategy

      Cons

      More collaboration among different divisions will take the group further Editorial needs to work with commercial team to develop a long term transition strategy (from print to digital)

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      1 person found this review helpful
    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      The Economist Group - India Office

      Oct 12, 2018 - Anonymous Employee in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Provides great work life balance

      Cons

      Can offer more learning opportunities. More Front Line Work

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Excellent place to be!

      Jul 6, 2020 - Programmer Executive in Gurgaon, Haryana, Haryana
      Recommend
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      Pros

      1. Very employee centric 2. Parity pay and stable increment 3. Leading global organisation and thus, high brand value 4. Extremely good work-life balance 5. Great culture, you feel respected and valued

      Cons

      Growth opportunities for India office seem to be limited in comparison to the other core locations.

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      1 person found this review helpful
    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Wonderful place to be!

      May 18, 2019 - Client Service Executive in Gurgaon, Haryana, Haryana
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Little or no politics, amazing work life balance, competitive salaries, employee friendly policies, supportive colleagues and seniors

      Cons

      Can't think of any, really

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Exciting

      May 3, 2019 - Operations Executive in Gurgaon, Haryana, Haryana
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The brand speaks for itself! Colleagues are professional, warm and welcoming.. Great infrastructure, work life balance and most importantly the quality of work is enriching!

      Cons

      Haven't come across any so far in my brief association!

      1 person found this review helpful
    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company to work

      May 2, 2019 - Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana, Haryana
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great atmosphere, work-life balance, amazing support from higher management, internal opportunities for staff to grow.

      Cons

      Need more people at Top level management

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      May 2, 2019 - Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana, Haryana
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Due respect to capabilities, and progress in career if you have the willingness.Excellent Management Team.Amazing career growth opportunities, and work-life balance. Policies are in favor of staff, flexi working, great leave policy, health benefits.

      Cons

      Can do a bit more on cross-business interaction.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Research Executive

      Jan 10, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work life balance overall

      Cons

      Can get monotonous over a period

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    9. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Avoid the India ops at any cost

      May 2, 2017 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Better work life balance since work was very less

      Cons

      Not a good place to work. India team heads were really pathetic for bsuiness side

      3 people found this review helpful
    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Advertising Director

      Jul 25, 2016 - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work/life balance. They are very flexible with working from home.

      Cons

      Their compensation plan is not competitive

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