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News Corp Reviews

Updated 17 October, 2017
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Pros
  • Work/life balance available depending on your manager (in 7 reviews)

  • Autonomy; production over process; extremely fast paced; take as much responsibility as you want; (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • He is only interested in making himself look good and spent little to no time leading and empowering his team (in 3 reviews)

  • low wages, no room for growth, understaffed (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Former employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at News Corp full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very Good company to work for

    Cons

    outdated Information tech and equipment

    Advice to Management

    upgrade IT equipment


  2. "Best company"

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    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at News Corp full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance, Salary & the management are just amazing.

    Cons

    Nothing that i can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the good work going.


  3. "Sales Partner"

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    Current Employee - Sales Administrator
    Current Employee - Sales Administrator
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    Recognition for good work. Relatively easy job.

    Cons

    Regionals mean nothing compared to the larger newspapers


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  5. "Senior Advertising Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager in Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager in Sydney (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at News Corp full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company with good career progression - generally 65-90K depending on experience + 8K Car Allowance + 5K Parking Reimbursement at Sydney (surry hills) location -

    Cons

    Not a huge commission structure, your base makes up for about 85% of your income.

    Advice to Management

    nil.


  6. "Internal Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Autonomy; production over process; extremely fast paced; take as much responsibility as you want;

    Cons

    Not for the feint of heart; decisions on the run


  7. "Learning Experience & Good Times"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    Learnt a lot of new skills and new software which the sales team had input into customizing with Salesforce.
    Sales Training that took you out of your comfort zone.
    Good people to work with and very understanding.
    Company Car, Laptop, Phone, Work from home.
    Attending events like AFL in the corporate Box, Sandown Racing Cars & Caulfield Cup.

    Cons

    Country Trips became longer
    Time wasted on menial tasks when we should have been making sales.
    No commissions on major sales just 1/4 Bonus which was no guarantee as it depended on state, national and international sales.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to Sales Team in a declining Business & stop doing the same thing every year.
    Upskill sales team so they can move into the digital arena.


  8. "Overall a pretty solid company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    - Pretty focused on staying up to date with technology
    - Work/life balance available depending on your manager

    Cons

    Implementations executed without fully keeping the support team abreast of these changes. Pretty much the last to know.

    Advice to Management

    Promote from within.
    Informed the support team about new changes and technologies so they can better be prepared.


  9. "Great career prospects"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    scalable brands. great career opportunities

    Cons

    Scale of the business can limit agility in market

    Advice to Management

    It it it it it


  10. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at News Corp full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced, lots of opportunity to move around in different roles, many different business units

    Cons

    Complex, bad systems, not many staff benefits


  11. "Senior Accountant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with and great advancement within the company!

    Cons

    Split with 21st Century Fox


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