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Updated Jul 28, 2014
Viacom – US – “MTV Networks Christmas Party 2003 at Hammerstein…”

Viacom – US – “MTV Networks Christmas Party 2003 at Hammerstein…”
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3.6 176 reviews

74% Approve of the CEO

Viacom President, CEO, and Director Philippe P. Dauman

Philippe P. Dauman

(94 ratings)

77% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • They have a great work/life balance, especially with Summer Fridays (in 11 reviews)

  • Fun company, laid-back work environment (in 13 reviews)


Cons
  • In times square, poor compensation, cog in a machine, a lot of red tape, constant turnover (in 6 reviews)

  • They are stuck in the 90s with upper management (in 4 reviews)

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat work atmosphere and excellent benefits

    ConsThere are no cons at all!

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    Wonderful place to work

    Finance Manager (Current Employee) New York, NY

    ProsCasual atmosphere and great management

    ConsNo cons a great place and great people

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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

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    Best internship I've had

    Intern (Current Employee) New York, NY

    ProsCountless entertainment events, good benefits, newest and most innovative media strategies and managers who make sure you're getting the most out of the experience

    ConsLocation is hectic and hours are long

    Advice to Senior ManagementUnderstaffed

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

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    Incredible People

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) New York, NY

    ProsPeople are not only friendly, but really go out of their way to help you with anything that you need. I love my team, they have supported me in every way regarding my personal life and career. They have a great work/life balance, especially with Summer Fridays.

    ConsGetting a full time offer is difficult.

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

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    Fast-paced exciting work environment

    Intern (Former Employee) New York, NY

    ProsGreat company culture and values. There is a lot of room for growth and networking.

    ConsLow salary and decent benefits

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

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    IT Intern

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosvery nice people to work with.Always available

    ConsThe pay for intern is ridiculous

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

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    Extremely friendly working environment

    Research Analytics (Current Employee) New York, NY

    ProsPeople are nice and willing to teach you

    ConsI don't think there is anything I don't like

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

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    Big company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsLarge company, a lot of resources, events, cafeteria perks

    ConsHard to build strong one on one relationship, must be outgoing and not shy

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

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    Intern

    Intern (Former Employee) New York, NY

    ProsFelt like I was really part of the team I was working for and I learned a lot. Viacom started paying their intern last summer which is great
    Very great community

    ConsCompany is very large, so it is hard to know everyone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Best Company Ever

    Intern (Former Employee) New York, NY

    ProsNo matter where you are in the company, your skills and opinions are valued. The company fuels creativity and inspires employees to work their hardest.

    ConsWish the internship lasted longer!

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