Dow Jones Reviews

Updated 16 Jan 2021

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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. "Great company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic people and culture good teaming

    Cons

    Sometimes depending on your role you work very long hours

  2. Helpful (2)

    "Great for recent graduates"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Dow Jones full-time

    Pros

    Team culture Interesting mix of products Well regarded among existing client base Leader in the Risk & Compliance Market with Thomson Reuters.

    Cons

    Lower salaries than competitors, this may be being looked at currently Certain degree of nepotism when looking at senior positions - "boys club" Went through a phase of trying to be "Bloomberg Lite" but this is no longer being pursued.


  3. "Good place to work with nice people"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Operations Coordinator in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to work nice people Varied work ( everyday is different so it’s not boring ) Easy to access office (right outside one of the exits in London Bridge station) Easy to balance work/life Has many learning/development opportunities and courses

    Cons

    Would’ve been 5 stars if pay was higher but I started working after lockdown so it’s alright for the work I do now

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  4. "Strong Community"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Marketing 

    I have been working at Dow Jones full-time

    Pros

    Stable company with a lot of great people

    Cons

    Union participation required for many positions and it is not a well run union.

  5. "Perfect for Fresh Grads and Parents"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Research Editor 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. Good Benefits. MNC

    Cons

    Low salary. Hard to progress and grow. Low increment.

  6. "Great People, Good Company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Princeton, NJ

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

    Pros

    Get to work with driven, talented individuals.

    Cons

    Very low raises every year, hardly any bonuses. Review process is vague and somewhat pointless. Promotions are kept a secret until the day of.

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  7. "Recommended"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Customer Service Team Lead in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pressure free, fun company culture

    Cons

    Promotion opportunities n wage increase

  8. "Fun and Cooperative Work Environment"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Analyst in Princeton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exciting work and cooperative department/atmosphere

    Cons

    Pay could be a little higher

  9. "Smart people, important job"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Innovation Director in Bristol, England

    I have been working at Dow Jones full-time

    Pros

    Excellent colleagues Purpose Great brand

    Cons

    Lack of internal investment Slow investment cycles

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Decent place to work"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Event Specialist in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice coworkers Good office location Good hours

    Cons

    They do a lot of restructuring and not that much room for growth, it’s very dependent on who your manager is and what team your on

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