Dow Jones Reviews

Updated 5 Aug 2020

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3.3
72%
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87%
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Dow Jones Interim CEO William Lewis (no image)
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177 Ratings
  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dow Jones full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Smart, driven people Competitive base pay Great benefits Flexible work locations Great products - lots of progress on innovation in the last few years

    Cons

    Unionized sales people often drives down productivity and creates complacency Commission structure is often confusing

  2. "TA specialist"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Corporate Recruiter 

    I worked at Dow Jones full-time

    Pros

    busy, good coaching, high energy among peers and managers

    Cons

    can have more effective feedback structure


  3. Helpful (2)

    "too much"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retention Specialist in Princeton, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Dow Jones full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    great benefits, great people, and great atmosphere

    Cons

    managers are not aligned with employees. theyll tell you one thing to then tell you a different thing. its annoyingl

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  4. "Manager"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Dow Jones full-time

    Pros

    work life balance, flexibility and minimal overtime required.

    Cons

    flat corporate structure and small amount of increment.

  5. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dow Jones full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Cosmopolitan, Human, Reasonable, Fair, Interesting

    Cons

    No particular downside to mention

  6. Helpful (2)

    "Salary"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corporate Web Strategist 

    I have been working at Dow Jones full-time

    Pros

    Well known company, fixed work hours, generous time off, good benefits

    Cons

    favoritism, no room for growth, limitations on movement, unprofessional management, low pay

  7. "Mi opinión"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dow Jones full-time

    Pros

    You get a salary every month

    Cons

    Toxic environment, micromanagement, copy-and-paste job, no progression, no learning = a total waste of time

  8. Helpful (1)

    "A very steady job without much career growth prospect"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Translation Editor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dow Jones full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    most colleagues in my team are efficient, professional and knowledgeable. office is clean, tidy and spacious in good inner city location.

    Cons

    the company does not have a clear competitive edge in the market. it seems to be able to provide all kinds of financial information, but nothing stands out in terms of speed or quality. not much training or learning opportunities to develop new skills. very limited career growth prospect.

  9. "Great perks, easy work and office is beautiful"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Research Editor 

    I have been working at Dow Jones full-time

    Pros

    Excellent company with many opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Older workforce with not a lot of younger workers

  10. "Dow Jones"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Researcher in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dow Jones full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good training and work life balance, interesting job scope

    Cons

    Lack of career progression in the firm

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