Grist
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Rewarding, challenging, and eye-opening

Manager (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA (US)

I worked at Grist

ProsRelaxed atmosphere, a lot of creative freedom.

ConsLeadership conflicted and sometimes obtuse.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more transparent with staff.

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CEO is terrible, staff is friendly

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Grist full-time for more than a year


Pros: Mostly friendly staff, there's a couple of bad seeds who can be extremely cliquish and ruin it for the… Cons: High turnover. CEO is a super micromanager and incredibly abrupt, rude, condescending. A lot of great people have left or been fired, mostly due to… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Great people, lousy leadership, no transparency

Editorial (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA (US)

I worked at Grist full-time


Pros: Grist's best asset is its people. It's a fun, lively place to… Cons: For how small it is, Grist can sure be dysfunctional. C-level staff don't communicate vision beyond vague brushstrokes. Mid-level management is well-intentioned yet ultimately ineffective.… Advice to Senior Management: Invest in your best staff members. Help them grow and make them happy. Otherwise you'll keep hemorrhaging.… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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