Matthew Seger What questions should candidates always ask you in an interview? So, a candidate for a reporting role does not need to have gone to journalism school — though of course it's a great credential and great training — but she has to be able to demonstrate some expertise and experience in reporting. Minimum wage may differ by jurisdiction and you should consult the employer for actual salary figures. So why are its employees so broke and pissed off? In the New York media world, Vice has a reputation as a less than ideal employer. It usually leads to what they think of as a bad manager or someone who's hard to work with — and that can help me figure out whether the candidate would be a good fit with the manager who's hiring for that position. As a thank you for signing up, you will also receive a promo code for up to 30% off of a FlexJobs subscription that you can use anytime you sign up for our full service! Minimum wage may differ by jurisdiction and you should consult the employer for actual salary figures.
Vice's founder, Shane Smith, has his company could raise tens of billions of dollars. Minimum wage may differ by jurisdiction and you should consult the employer for actual salary figures. For example, when we were evaluating a photo editor recently, we made the final round an assignment to look through a recent issue of Vice Magazine and critique the photo spreads. What do you expect candidates to know about Vice Media before an interview? All they want is decent pay and conditions in which to do the good work that attracted them to the job in the first place. Sometimes people can be really loud, and I start to talk softly to set the tone. Some news outlets reported last year that the privately-held company instituted a hiring freeze and might seek a reduction in staff through attrition, but that was not confirmed.
We're always looking for bright, ambitious and innovative individuals who value a collaborative, open, stimulating and diverse environment. We have new employees starting weekly. The line of young, streetwear-clad hopefuls waiting to get in stretched around the block. I often ask candidates to tell me about a good manager they had and what qualities made that person good. It does not refute any of the specific claims made by our sources about salary figures or about changing content to suit advertisers. It is the latest round of layoffs as the media industry contracts.
Even so, I prefer a candidate to sport a neat, business casual look. Vice produces some very good journalism. Our free Weekly Newsletter includes new remote and flexible job listings, information on top companies hiring, helpful articles, special offers, and more. Our headquarters are in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in New York City. How often do you hire new people? There is no set requirement for degrees, but there is a requirement for expertise.
Vice has grown from a Canadian magazine to a global media company based in New York. Many times when we have outstanding candidates and can't decide who would be best for the role, we ask them to do a project for us. Understanding the salary range at the beginning of the interview process is a reasonable question. You need to be interested in media, definitely. I'd say that specific negotiating points and detailed benefit questions are not appropriate until you are being offered the position. Vice began as a punk magazine in Montreal in 1994.
What would make someone appear unserious? Whether you are an experienced professional or a rising star looking for a place to shine brighter, we would love to hear from you! We're lucky to be based in a city that's home to some of the best schools in the country, so we try to take advantage of our location as best we can. When a candidate waits to the end to ask questions, it can often feel stilted and forced. Vice Media has a successful cable show, a successful global magazine, and successful websites in multiple verticals, all supported by a successful ad agency that sells the company's cool young audience to major corporate brands. Last year, he lured a in his company from 21st Century Fox. The Associated Press contributed to this report. We also had to be sure to cast subjects that met their standards and practices, had to edit out the names of venues, and went through lengthy and irritating approvals processes before any video made it to the website. That sounded like a lot, until Smith speculated in March that Vice could go public at a valuation of.
Minimum wage may differ by jurisdiction and you should consult the employer for actual salary figures. Vice Media is one of the hottest media properties in America. You can contact the writer of this story at Hamilton Gawker. What qualities do you look for in every candidate? It's the counterculture empire that even Rupert Murdoch could love. We operate in over 30 countries around the world from Tokyo to London, and São Paolo to Athens.
If you're interviewing for a staff writer job and don't have a ton of conventional experience, then sure, it's helpful to know you volunteered for an advocacy group writing press materials. Our ideal candidate is in either her junior or senior year of college. Minimum wage may differ by jurisdiction and you should consult the employer for actual salary figures. What types of jobs are available for recent graduates? Check back every Thursday for the latest interview. Do you Google your candidates to check out how they represent themselves online? What types of questions do you typically ask in an interview? Courtesy of Vice Do you attend trade shows, job fairs, or other public events where candidates might have a chance to network with you? The money is flowing, and the parties are lavish.
Even as Shane Smith watches his millions increase, his employees are pissed that they can hardly afford rent in Brooklyn. Most applications come from postings on our. They don't need to be wearing a suit, but polished is always recommended. We tweet out our open positions, and our subject-specific channels — dedicated to music, food, sports, etc. We are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse environment for all members of our staff, partners and clients and will not tolerate any kind of discrimination. Please note that all salary figures are approximations based upon third party submissions to SimplyHired or its affiliates.
There really isn't anything that you shouldn't ask — it's just that certain questions require more tact than others. These figures are given to the Indeed users for the purpose of generalized comparison only. They walk, bike, and even skateboard to work. We have about 1,500 employees internationally and 600 domestically. In hiring interns, we review résumés, online portfolios, writing samples, or reels. All interns are paid for their work. Check out great remote, part-time, freelance, and other flexible jobs with Vice Media! Most of the Vice employees that spoke to us don't hate Vice—they love d it.