Dow Jones Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 18 Jan 2021

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Pros
  • "Good benefits, work life balance(in 74 reviews)

  • "Company looks after their employee very well, good benefits plan(in 66 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Lots of upper management turnover that results in inconsistent job stability and overall confusion on many levels in terms of responsibilities(in 23 reviews)

  • "Senior management is selfish, rude, and do not even talk to their junior-level employees(in 22 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great growth opportunity

      18 Jan 2021 - Analyst in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very inclusive environment, actively encourages you to pick up skills and very good work-life balance

      Cons

      Cross team collaboration occurance is just below average but your manager would set aside work hours for you to learn from other teams

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Perfect for Fresh Grads and Parents

      12 Jan 2021 - Research Editor in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work Life Balance. Good Benefits. MNC

      Cons

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

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good company but very political. Does not address harassment complaints.

      29 Oct 2020 - Senior Director 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance. Great co-workers.

      Cons

      Too political. Open layout in facilities.

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      3 people found this review helpful
    4. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Your Experience Depends on Department.

      9 Oct 2020 - Customer Experience Architect in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits are great and, depending on office location and department, the culture can be, too. Work/life balance is achievable if you do not land yourself under a micromanager.

      Cons

      Do not expect a livable salary until you hit a middle management role.

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      3 people found this review helpful
    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to work for engineers looking for work-life balance !

      7 Oct 2020 - Devops Engineer in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Good work life balance - Cutting edge technologies and tools used

      Cons

      - Pay below industry standards - Not very strong engineering culture

      1 person found this review helpful
    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Barcelona Research Editor

      27 Jul 2020 - Research Editor in Barcelona
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work/Life Balance is great. Good benefits.

      Cons

      Traditional Management Hierarchy can be a bit old school

      1 person found this review helpful
    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to work

      29 Apr 2020 - Research Manager in Barcelona
      Recommend
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      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

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      hard to grow, compensation not great, good family life balance

      2 Jul 2020 - IT Support 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good work/life balance and good benefits

      Cons

      no real career growth and no great leadership

      1 person found this review helpful
    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Nice place to work

      15 Mar 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits, work life balance

      Cons

      No direction for the management

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Wasting talents

      28 Mar 2020 - Researcher 
      Recommend
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      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.

      4 people found this review helpful
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