Time Warner
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Updated Apr 02, 2014

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Time Warner President, CEO, and Director Jeff Bewkes

Jeff Bewkes

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73% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Great environment, very pleasant, good work life balance"
    in 9 reviews
  • "Pretty good benefits though they have declined from a few years back when they were great"
    in 14 reviews
Cons:
  • "Also there isn't a lot of room for growth within some of the departments"
    in 4 reviews
  • "Upper management on some teams should not be there"
    in 5 reviews
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Vice President IT (Current Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I have been working at Time Warner full-time for more than 3 years

ProsPhysical work environment. Great benefits.

ConsVery political. Crushing at times. You have to learn to play the game in order to get ahead. Doesn't matter if you were effective in delivering. It is all on who you know and relationships.

Advice to Senior ManagementYou need true accountability. Without displaying this at the top, teams will never be motivated to succeed.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Not enough pay for the amount of stress.

Warehouse Tech (Former Employee)
Palmdale, CA (US)

I worked at Time Warner full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood benefits and extremely discounted cable services.

ConsStress and lacking a career path for warehouse workers

Advice to Senior ManagementCreate a career path for warehouse workers.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Excellent experience

Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at Time Warner full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGreat benefits, training as well as vacation time. Management always willing to help. travel on occassion.

ConsContinuous job uncertainty; constant restructures; limited opportunities to advance.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Too Many cuts in staffing

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Time Warner

Prosgreat place to network and to start your career

ConsToo many cooks in the kitchen

Advice to Senior Managementhopefully Comcast will cut the fat

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Director (Current Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I have been working at Time Warner full-time for more than 5 years

ProsChallenging environment. Freedom to set direction.

ConsPolitics gone wild. Growing up from holding company to operating company.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Very formal and on time

Sales Associate (Current Employee)
Augusta, ME (US)

I have been working at Time Warner part-time for more than a year

ProsAll my Questions answered totally

ConsNo call back after they said they would

Advice to Senior ManagementFollow the With what you say you're going to do

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Time Warner Business Class is a fast paced , yet rewarding company.

Account Executive (Current Employee)
Buffalo, NY (US)

I have been working at Time Warner full-time for more than a year

ProsCommission structure is very rich.

Consfrequently changing every month of the year

Advice to Senior ManagementThe management style has to change to be successful in 2014 and moving forward

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Not a structured internship program.

Intern (Current Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I have been working at Time Warner as an intern for less than a year

ProsGreat people to work with, great location, great industry

ConsManagement, Advancement opportunities, Finding Meaning in work

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Working at Time Warner was a pinnacle of my creative career; the editorial team I worked with was top notch.

Art Director (Former Employee)
San Francisco, CA (US)

I worked at Time Warner as a contractor for more than 5 years

ProsGreat benefits. Company culture. Great management.

ConsThe ONLY con was the termination of my long-term custom publishing contract due to company restructuring.

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease consider collaborating with contract employees to negotiate solutions to changing work needs and strategies; we are often as invested in our work and in the success of the company as a permanent employee, and bring valuable experience to the table.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Culture sub par for short time was there.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Time Warner for more than 10 years

ProsGood benefits and pay when was working

ConsLaid everyone off after buying us.

Advice to Senior ManagementCare more about employees

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