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Updated 28 January 2015
Updated 28 January 2015
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    good to get your foot in the media door but no room for growth

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Manager
    Former Employee - Account Manager

    I worked at News Corp full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good team culture, location, office space, young sales team

    Cons

    management unsupportive of anything that will encourage growth as an employee, horrible commission structure, way too much turnover, unrealistic KPI's, incentives minimal, not enough digital training, a tendency to launch products before testing and have them fail in front of live customers, below average pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    invest in your staff, allow them to grow in areas they are passionate about, pay them what the rest of the industry think they are worth, be more flexible with KPI's - dont just think about being innovative, actually BE innovative

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    good company, nice offices but slow moving

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    Former Employee - Head of Digital Media in Sydney
    Former Employee - Head of Digital Media in Sydney

    I worked at News Corp part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    the 24 hour kitchen, the gym, the culture of trust

    Cons

    it took a long time to get simple projects done

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Good company

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Sydney
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Sydney

    I worked at News Corp full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    great people, not very stressful

    Cons

    The salary was not very high versus other companies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Reasonable employer

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Journalist in Sydney
    Current Employee - Journalist in Sydney

    I have been working at News Corp full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Supportive, friendly, good work conditions.

    Cons

    Dogmatic, poor technology, understaffed (as most media companies)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Less political bias in news

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Life with News Corp is the definition of "the corporate hustle"

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Internal Communications Manager in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Internal Communications Manager in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at News Corp full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Exceptionally smart leadership. Great location. Generally nice people. Great experience for professionals who seek to understand corporate America at its best, and for people to absorb deep knowledge of their field because News Corp has great SMEs.

    Cons

    Not a lot of training for "managers & below." Peers either keep to themselves or become clique-ish. The term "every man for him/herself" can be used well here because there isn't a great deal of teamwork taking place at News Corp.

    I found that no sense of achievement came from completing a project at News Corp. I didn't have a manager who patted me on the back when I did a great job, and that was fine for me. But if you're looking for that, News Corp is the wrong place for you. Similarly, if you're looking for a manager to tell you what you're doing wrong and who will help you get better, News Corp is also the wrong place for you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Plan and develop opportunities to train and develop your employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great Staff

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Tax Intern in New York, NY (US)
    Former Intern - Tax Intern in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at News Corp as an intern (more than a year)

    Pros

    Extremely coordinated tax department, with very competend and friendly people. I had a great experience while I was working at News Corp.

    Cons

    Sometimes there would not be much work for me to do as an intern, but everyone was always very helpful and understanding when I got swamped with things to do

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would suggest that you keep your interns occupied and keep trying to teach them more. The internship program at News Corp is great, and I was completely happy with it.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Sales

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Advertising Account Executive- Sales in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Advertising Account Executive- Sales in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at News Corp full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Management has been a pleasure to work with in my time there. Very Hands On
    Also give freedom to learn and explore new opportunities within company.

    Cons

    The backend is atrocious. Very dated systems.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upgrade Systems, and bring in qualified help.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    A good place

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    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager

    I worked at News Corp full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    People were professional, fun, friendly, collaborative for the most part. Like any place, you're gonna have politics and a couple of bad apples. My job was to bridge IT and the businesses and that for the most part was working - people were responsive to the mission

    Cons

    Politics can get in the way of the actual job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Turf wars impact morale and execution. What do you do to discourage or discipline such unproductive behaviors....

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Decent place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Media Buyer in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Media Buyer in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at News Corp full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Very corporate and well structured

    Cons

    I do not have any real cons to share

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, nice people (mostly young families)

    Cons

    Like any large company that has been around for a long time, some upper management are stagnant and resistant to change. Not all, just some

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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