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Mattel Reviews

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Mattel CEO and Director Bryan G. Stockton
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    Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Mississauga, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON

    I have been working at Mattel full-time


    Flex hours, half day Fridays, very collaborative culture. Management is very open to new ideas. Passionate and high-achieving teams.


    Very fast paced and so be prepared for a heavy work load. Systems are antiquated so you waste your time gathering or consolidating information.

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    Be more open to employees about career paths.

Mattel Interviews

Updated 7 Sep, 2014
Updated 7 Sep, 2014

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Interview Experience


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Interview Difficulty




    National Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Brampton, ON
    Anonymous Employee in Brampton, ON
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Mattel.

    Interview Details

    Interview Process was straight forward. Was head hunted by a recruiter, setup in person after meeting me. I met with the hiring manager and an HR person. They asked basic quesitons, but asked also questions that were unrelated to the role. Ie. They were looking for a director but interviewing for a manager.

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100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2012
100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2010
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Headquarters El Segundo, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1945
Type Company - Public (MAT)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (CAD) per year

Barbie is the platinum blonde in power at Mattel, the #1 toy maker in the world. Its products include Barbie and Polly Pocket dolls, Fisher-Price toys, Hot Wheels and Matchbox cars, American Girl dolls and books, and various Barney, Ferrari, and other licensed items. Mattel also sells action figures and toys based on Walt Disney and Warner Bros. movies. To satisfy techie kids, Mattel has accessorized Barbie with interactive games, software, and a line of MP3 players. The company has even licensed the Barbie name for eyewear. It also sells games (UNO) and puzzles. Mattel is... More

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