Dow Jones Reviews

Updated 5 Aug 2020

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3.3
72%
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Dow Jones Interim CEO William Lewis (no image)
William Lewis
177 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. Helpful (2)

    "Great for recent graduates"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.

  2. "Membership"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Nice office, personal computers are good, friendly casual environment.

    Cons

    Micro-management within my immediate team and difficult to report the issue due to managers being in several different countries.

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  3. "Barcelona Research Editor"

    5.0
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    • 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

  4. "Nice place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Dow Jones full-time

    Pros

    Really Great people work here

    Cons

    Not exactly a tech company

  5. "Leading global company with great benefits"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work with leading brands and smart colleagues. Excellent benefits.

    Cons

    No complaints. Dow Jones is a great company to work for.

  6. "Dow Jones is a great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Overall, the people are wonderful. Respectful, nice, smart and effective.

    Cons

    It can be hard to get stuff done because there is lots of red tape.

  7. "Good for technical growth"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Highly technical, using cutting edge technologies on AWS.

    Cons

    There is some politics but it depends which team you are in.

  8. "Mediocre Place to Work"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Translator in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice working environment, nice company name to write in your resume

    Cons

    Relatively low pay, lot's of company politics

  9. "Good benefits, low pay"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Editor 
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Semi-Flexible working hours, remote work, good benefits

    Cons

    Low pay, no trainings, high mgmt expectations

  10. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator in New York, NY
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Dow Jones is a good place to work

    Cons

    I don't have any at this moment.

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