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Updated 17 July 2018
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  • "Work/life balance can be a challenge at times" (in 126 reviews)

  • "Ideas are only accepted when they come from upper management" (in 152 reviews)

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  1. "Associate Content Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Thomson Reuters full-time

    Pros

    1. Perfect company culture with flexible working hours and friendly colleges.
    2. Focus on employees individual development by providing various trainings and sessions.

    Cons

    1. Relatively low salary in the industry.
    2. High mobility of employees


  2. "Extremely sociable culture but suffers from management and process issues"

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    Former Employee - Client Specialist in London, England
    Former Employee - Client Specialist in London, England
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Thomson Reuters full-time

    Pros

    Very sociable and welcoming culture.

    Cons

    Complexity: crippling amount of of unnecessary, inefficient and costly processes.
    Culture: Wilfully blindness to the above.
    Management: always on the back foot, struggling to meet company demands, unable to manage consistent performance, and unable to get the best from their people.

    Advice to Management

    If Blackstone give you any advice, please don't ignore it. It's probably helpful.

  3. "Nice to work at IP&Science Division"

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    Former Employee - Solutions Architect in London, England
    Former Employee - Solutions Architect in London, England

    I worked at Thomson Reuters full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    flex hours, atmosphere, the problems involved were quite interesting

    Cons

    hard to move into new technologies and practices


  4. "Work at TR"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at Thomson Reuters full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work/ life balance, people are great, very inclusive culture

    Cons

    Lots of layers to the organisation and therefore lots of complicated processes
    Laid back attitude to work can have a negative effect on young professionals


  5. "Software Developer"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in London, England
    Former Employee - Software Developer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Thomson Reuters full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work. Big company and very nice team of developers. Felixible hours.

    Cons

    I think growing in the company migth be difficult (in this specific area) due to the number of people of the team. But I wouldn´t know for personal experiencie.

    Advice to Management

    I dont have any advice to the managment.


  6. "Business Operations Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Business Operations Analyst in London, England
    Current Employee - Business Operations Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Thomson Reuters full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Supporting Company to work for which provided great work life balane

    Cons

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  7. "It's not a walk in the park but well worth it!"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Account Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great brand, great people and decent pay

    Cons

    Targets are a little inflated in my opinion.

    Advice to Management

    Managers seem to be doing a decent job but lets have a look at the targets and be realistic.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "A company under change that doesn't know what it's doing"

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    Current Employee - Senior Technologist in London, England
    Current Employee - Senior Technologist in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Thomson Reuters full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    * flexible working practices
    * nice people
    * best intentions

    Cons

    * bad processes
    * no idea how to make money
    * bad internal systems

    Advice to Management

    The key to success is focusing on what makes money.


  9. "work at TR"

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    Former Employee - Product Manager in London, England
    Former Employee - Product Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Thomson Reuters full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance is second to none
    People

    Cons

    little career guidance and structure for junior employees. Senior management have an extreme laid back attitude towards work which can poison and negatively influence your career as a young professional.


  10. "Large global organisation"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Thomson Reuters full-time

    Pros

    Large company, global reach, good products, good benefits, reasonably meritocratic

    Cons

    Slow, bureaucratic, prone to regular changes in strategy, often big gaps between strategy as expressed by senior business management and finance functions. Very varied approaches to flexible working between managers.


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