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Walt Disney Company Reviews

Updated 19 September, 2014
Updated 19 September, 2014
732 Reviews
3.8
732 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work Life Balance, can work hours you want to set and take half hour lunches (in 23 reviews)

  • The offices have a great work environment and positive, easy to get along with coworkers (in 34 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance depends on your department (in 26 reviews)

  • Required to work long hours at certain times of the year, but that can be expected at any job (in 36 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good company that could be great with the right leadership.

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    Former Employee - Senior District Sales Manager
    Former Employee - Senior District Sales Manager

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great team of people who are willing to do what it takes to get the job done. Excellent compensation and benefits.

    Cons

    Very little to no training for new staff. Too much interference from senior management who do not let their team do their jobs. An environment where you always have to CYA.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Outstanding culture and world-class brands, but lack of growth opportunities.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Walt Disney Company as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    A worldwide entertainment phenomenon, Disney is one of the best possible employer names to associate with your career for future employment. The portfolio of brands is second to none, and Disney has a proven track record of creating magical consumer experiences. The culture is very fun and energetic, and the people are as cheerful and fantastic as you would imagine. Pre-screenings, toy sales, and other perks abound as it is quite a glamorous employer.

    Cons

    The compensation as an intern was quite poor, as they know they don't need to pay fair wages to attract top talent. Also, the opportunities for career growth in the Canadian office were almost non-existent as it was already a lean structure.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find more opportunities to retain new talent with a rotational graduate program or more structured employee evaluations at the end of internships.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Coordiantor

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    Former Employee - Coordinator  in  Kelowna, BC
    Former Employee - Coordinator in Kelowna, BC

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great job, great company and people are amazing

    Cons

    Only con was the economic downturn.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Senior Marketing Executive

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walt Disney Company

    Pros

    promising business, dynamic culture and brightest people

    Cons

    constraints of promotion to high level managerial position

  6.  

    dusted with pixie dust

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    Current Employee - Licensing Coordinator (PT)  in  Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Licensing Coordinator (PT) in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company

    Pros

    A fun place to work, great people

    Cons

    Permanent Part-Time jobs do not include benefits, often working full-time workload on part time hours. Limited opportunity for growth and advancement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    increase focus on developing and maintaining current talent pool

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Crew Member

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    Current Employee - Road Crew Member  in  Waltham, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Road Crew Member in Waltham, MA (US)

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    Great exposure to promotion, and company values to their consumers

    Cons

    trouble switching schedules if conflicts arose

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    Satisfactory

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walt Disney Company

    Pros

    Stress free (relatively); coworkers are not horrible; management is decent; no complaints about perks

    Cons

    Nothing horrible, about the same as any other regular work place; maybe more flexibility?

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Great Company-

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    Current Employee - Account Executive  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    People, benefits, exciting and fun atmosphere

    Cons

    not a lot of opportunities in Seattle area

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    studios

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company as an intern

    Pros

    Very good, I would do it again.

    Cons

    no cons, everything was very good.

  11.  

    Excellent Company to work for

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    Former Employee - Consultant  in  Orlando, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Consultant in Orlando, FL (US)

    I worked at Walt Disney Company as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Awesome work culture, nice management

    Cons

    Not much to say here as i enjoyed my contract with Disney

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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