Singapore Press Holdings
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Pretty easy work culture once you know what to do or whats going on. Just be a Yes Man. Want to learn this that? Just say yes. Imprint yourself as someone who wants to learn and engaging.
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Senior management lack foresight and backward thinking

Avoid if you can - no progression. Long hours and not a place where you can grow. Management is also not interested in growing their staff professionally.

Pros

Helpful colleagues

Cons

Toxic colleagues, bad management
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Good team dynamics

Nice teammates to work with and will support each other, good manager who will guide you through patiently when required. There are training opportunities to upgrade/learn new skills.

Pros

Training opportunities

Cons

Low salary
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Good Benefits, no proper direction from management

Staff perks and benefits are good. However, poor management direction. People at the management level do not see eye to eye and are in a power struggle. Most of the commercial heads are just doing things that please their direct bosses and not for the good of the company. Favoritism and politics are often displayed in most divisions. HR does not thoroughly look into resignations and staff's unhappiness.

Pros

Annual leave

Cons

Long working hours, office politics
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A good place to start out

You have to be very proactive and informed to do well in this job. It doesn't hurt to exercise your people-pleasing skills. The senior staff have quite old-school mindsets, which could be a good or bad thing depending on yourself. Job progression seems quite slow. Good company name though, it will open doors.

Pros

Gym, Doctor, Lots of free food, caring management

Cons

Long hours, low pay
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Productive and fun workplace with lots of learning opportunitues.

The management is very open to new technologies where teams are given opportunities to explore and create production-grade solutions. Most of the development teams follow the agile methodology which promotes a very highly interactive approach to product delivery.
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workplace culture

if looking for a retired place to land in, SPH could be a good one. but if you are looking for a place to growth yourself, that will not be a place to fight for your worth stay ..
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Productive workplace

Learning the ropes of media sales is good to kick-start in SPH and work culture wise is very fun and enjoyable You must be sales oriented too in order to deliver
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Great company to work with

Excellent colleagues/mgmnt to work with. Conducive environment. Lots of learning experiences. Stability & nice working culture. Fun & vibrant when events are hosted. Will definitely encourage people to apply for their job postings.
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Fun Workplace but Limited Progression

fun team & family to work with, always brainstorm crazy ideas together. GM is a very good leader however people at the middle management level are self centered, back by upper management or just want to keep their bowl. Overall the cultural is fine but limited career progression.
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Good Workplace

The slow pace and effective scope, there is some concern on the operational effectiveness and innovation in product, there is a big area that need workforce to develop
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Fast-paced working environment

Daily Job Scope: - repurposing articles from other news sources onto our website - searching up information relevant to articles we want to write Most enjoyable: - attending press events
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Big organization

Nice colleagues. Pleasant working environment. No clear career progression or guidance from HR. Really big organization with many different and possibly duplicated teams which makes getting work done complicated.
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Productive and Agile methodology of working

As a developer I would like to mention that working in SPH was a great experience for me because I had a great chance to attend so many trainings which the organised paid for. Other than that the teams in the organization was so enthusiastic and fun loving.
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Productive and fun workplace

Throughout the day I completed various administrative duties preparing weekly/monthly reports for division meetings. Churning reports upon internal/external requests and helped managers/execs in preparing documents for presentation. The hardest part of the job, when given a big project by head division to be completed immediately, in a short notice and at the same time had to close the weekly/monthly reports. The enjoyable part of the job when everyone helped as a team in order to finish the crucial task.

Pros

Teamwork

Cons

Long hours
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productive and engaging workplace

productive and engaging workplace, encourage people to speak up to promote the SPH e-news application. Boost confidence level...........................
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Nil

Very happy working at SPH for more than 30 years. However always felt that my work was never appreciated. Favouritism was very predominantly practiced in my department.
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Slow Progression & Conservative Workplace

Monotonous work and no work progression. Hierarchy management. Learned how to manage difficult people and improve customer service skills. Family-like colleagues.
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Good Management and work environment

Excellent directions, support and engagement from top management. Nice environment with nice work culture. Work policies, benefits are all very fair and transparent.
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Productive & Fun place to work

Handling in-coming phone, email enquiries and complaints from subscribers/public. Able to communicate with all levels of people & process good communication skills.
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Bad Management

They do not pick great managers, managers uses appraisals to push her subordinates and when there is trouble, she pushes the blame to her subordinate when she had to engross it.
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Based on 87 reviews

Ratings by category

3.6 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.4 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.3 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.3 out of 5 stars for Management
3.5 out of 5 stars for Culture
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