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Great - while it lasted

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Glendale, CA (US)
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glendale, CA (US)

I worked at Disney Interactive Studios full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

The people you work with. This isn't "just" a job, everyone here wants to be here. Great benefits and perks. Salaries are decent. The facilities (depending on your location) are top notch.

Cons

Annual layoffs. Like clockwork, at the end of January there will be layoffs. If you survive it, don't breathe easy - there will be another round of layoffs in March or April.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Care more about your people. Pick a game plan and stick with it.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Good work environment, misdirected business decisions by upper management

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Glendale, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glendale, CA (US)

    I worked at Disney Interactive Studios full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Challenging fun work environment. Ease of internal communication. Team oriented environment.

    Cons

    Tendency of lay offs. Decisions of product/company direction.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great People, Poor Leadership

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Glendale, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glendale, CA (US)

    I worked at Disney Interactive Studios full-time

    Pros

    Has some of the greatest, most talented people around. Has a good work/life balance. Some good perks.

    Cons

    Bad leadership, lack of direction and vision for the company. Leadership doesn't seem to have a good understanding of the market or a willingness to learn. Tendency to pass down blame and layoff people periodically.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust the people you hire.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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