Nice workplace culture, but horrible management
BuzzFeed is very focused on its workplace culture. It's a laid back environment with no dress code, so people are generally comfortable. It's very accepting of different types of people and lifestyles, and doesn't try to limit expression. This is particularly nice for younger writers just starting out in the industry, since it's not as hectic or demanding - more ... as most other options.
However, the company's laid back attitude extends too far. It leads to lax management, especially when they launch new projects. I saw the launch of several new directives while I worked there, and none of them were ... - less
ProsFree snacks, catered lunches, flexible work-from-home policy
ConsTerrible management, lack of direction for the company, lack of planning during development phases