Guardian News & Media Reviews

Updated Nov 21, 2021

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3.5
57%
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46%
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David Pemsel
32 Ratings
Pros
  • "Wonderful collegues, better work/life balance(in 13 reviews)

  • "A mission-driven organization with impact journalism(in 13 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Senior management lack leadership skills and backbone to handle situations(in 10 reviews)

  • "Rounds of redundancies makes for an anxious day to day(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Team Manager

      Jul 4, 2021 - Team Manager in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Just a great company full stop

      Cons

      Never the industry's highest payers

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Highly recommend

      Nov 21, 2021 - Journalist in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Inspiring place to work, great values and colleagues.

      Cons

      Often tight resources + salary levels and unclear bandings.

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    3. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Good experience

      Sep 8, 2021 - Human Resources Assistant in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good on CV Nice Office location

      Cons

      Long hours and demanding No work/life balance

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Low paid but flexible hours

      Jul 22, 2021 - Delivery Boy in Newcastle, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours to complete work by a certain time

      Cons

      very low paid role with no benefits

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Serious place to work

      Jun 22, 2021 - Production Editor in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Dedicated and motivated staff generally

      Cons

      Slightly severe and impersonal atmosphere in editorial

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Nice to have purpose

      Jun 21, 2021 - Manager in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company purpose and friendly culture where everyone can have a say!

      Cons

      Can be tricky to push anything through. Lots of cooks.

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Good company

      May 17, 2021 - Sales Associate in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very good hours good atmosphere

      Cons

      Take extra workloads sometimes. Management is approachable

      1 person found this review helpful
    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great if you want to be a journalist

      May 16, 2021 - Audience Editor in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Stimulating work environment, intelligent and interesting colleagues. Best place to work if you want a career in journalism.

      Cons

      Career progression can be difficult. There is a general lack of management in editorial.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      Apr 7, 2021 - Software Developer in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing team who foster mutual growth and learning. Working on many interesting projects.

      Cons

      Salaries are lower than the big tech companies.

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Guardian Sales Salary

      Mar 29, 2021 - Sales Director in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      forward-thinking & progressive, brilliant people

      Cons

      red tape, ringfenced senior management team

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