News Corp Reviews

Updated 23 Jul 2020

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3.2
39%
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66%
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News Corp Chief Executive Robert Thomson
Robert Thomson
16 Ratings
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  • "Very old school way of thinking and struggle with innovative product idea,(in 7 reviews)

  • "Disrespectful senior management(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Social Media Manager in Sydney

    I have been working at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    Cares a lot about career progression of staff

    Cons

    No cons from my end

  2. "Sales Manager Review"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Territory Sales Manager in Sydney

    I worked at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    Global company, autonomous working and if you’re in a good team it feels like family.

    Cons

    So big it is hard to get anything done


  3. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Journalist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    Great teams Great building to work in at Surry Hills, Sydney

    Cons

    We are often criticised a lot

  4. "Fine"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Partnerships Manager in Sydney

    I worked at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    It was a good place to work

    Cons

    Not near many fast food stores

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Disorganised organisation"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Executive in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    In house gym and location right next to central station

    Cons

    Toxic workplace culture. Stressful, and incredibly unorganised for a large corporation.

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  6. "What you'd expect from a large corporate entity"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Group Sales Director in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at News Corp full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Always learning - Good career growth prospects - Great people - Exposure to all parts of the business - Ability to work with a vast array of clients (small business to enterprise) - Impressive commission and rewards

    Cons

    - Business priorities constantly changing - Too many department layers, resulting in lack of accountability and latency in approval process - Slow and clunky; makes life hard for employees and clients alike.

  7. Helpful (2)

    "Absolutely Laughable Company - Won't exist in a decade"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    Absolutely nothing, none, nada, zilch

    Cons

    - Culture encourages mediocrity - C-Suite if full of arrogant non-visionaries who are simply there to collect the cheque - Zero collaboration within departments

  8. "Good company to start your career with"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at News Corp full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice team, responsible management, good work life balance

    Cons

    Growth as people stay longer at their positions for longer period

  9. "Good place to work for a few years."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Surry Hills
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at News Corp full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Global company. Opportunity to move horizontally across departments and countries

    Cons

    Heavily-weighted towards Sales and Editorial Teams. Any other team would not have awards or recognitions.

  10. "Cool cats"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Reporter 

    I worked at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working set up. Able to work out of office

    Cons

    Forced to write left wing press on a regular basis

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