Dow Jones Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 27 Jul 2020

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Dow Jones Interim CEO William Lewis (no image)
William Lewis
209 Ratings
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  • "Senior management is selfish, rude, and do not even talk to their junior-level employees(in 22 reviews)

  • "Upper management has no idea about what goes on or maybe they just don't care(in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Barcelona Research Editor"

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

    I have been working at Dow Jones full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work/Life Balance is great. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Traditional Management Hierarchy can be a bit old school

  2. "hard to grow, compensation not great, good family life balance"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Support 

    I have been working at Dow Jones full-time

    Pros

    good work/life balance and good benefits

    Cons

    no real career growth and no great leadership


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Managers Rule"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Support Specialist in Princeton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work-life balance and work culture good

    Cons

    Toxic environment, need to be managers pet to secure the job

  4. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Manager in Barcelona
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Dow Jones full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Great office culture, friendly colleagues from all over the world. - Mostly good and fair management. People respect one another and are generally treated equally. - Work life balance. Flexible working hours. - Good benefits

    Cons

    - Limited career advancement opportunities - Research work can be repetitive and monotonous

  5. Helpful (2)

    "Wasting talents"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Researcher 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dow Jones full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great flexibility, work life balance, good brand name to work for

    Cons

    The company hires a lot of people with good academic backgrounds and talent/skills. But wasting all by not giving enough opportunity to learn/try new things; Incompetence managers who earned title thanks to their length of service.

  6. "Nice place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dow Jones full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, work life balance

    Cons

    No direction for the management

  7. "Low salaries"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Barcelona

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

    Pros

    Good work-life balance, friendly working environment, ability to work from home

    Cons

    Low salaries, no carrier opportunities for growth, no investment in training and professional growth

  8. "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.

  9. "Dow Jones"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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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  10. "Good company to for work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Content Specialist in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dow Jones full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work-life balance at Dow Jones is probably one of the best.

    Cons

    Limited opportunities depending on where you are based in.

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