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Walt Disney Company Reviews

Updated Jul 19, 2014
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3.7 670 reviews

89% Approve of the CEO

Walt Disney Company President, CEO, and Director Bob Iger

Bob Iger

(429 ratings)

77% of employees recommend this company to a friend

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 25 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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    very happy

    Performer (Current Employee) Anaheim, CA

    Prosvery good health care and benefits

    Consvery long hours, very hard to constantly stay in character, they dont care enough enough their employees

    Advice to Senior Managementneeds more training

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    food and beverage

    Dining Room Server (Current Employee) Lake Buena Vista, FL

    ProsThe best reason to work for Disney is the benefits you can take advantage of

    ConsThe biggest challenge of working for Disney is how to deal with public.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to hire personnel with more experience at the job they are hired for.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It's a pretty good place but lots of politics

    Senior Digital Designer (Current Employee) Glendale, CA

    ProsThe culture is one of positivity and collaboration

    ConsSometimes the executives are out of ouch with the new market
     And make bad decisions

    Advice to Senior ManagementLearn more. Don't get stagnant.

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

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    Disney is a pretty good company to work for.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Glendale, CA

    ProsGreat benefits, great perks, great brand. You get to work with really smart and creative people.

    ConsVery political environment. Company profits reign above all else. Employees are disposable.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHave more courage and commitment to developing new digital businesses / start-ups internally. Don't always look externally for innovation via acquisition where you pay 10x what could be developed internally if the right organizational and incentive structures were implemented.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A Dream Come True

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsExcellent health benefits
    Great Disney benefits
    Fantastic heritage, pride and culture
    Wonderful community
    Amazing growth opportunities
    Creative atmosphere

    ConsCorporate structure
    Timing for advancement
    Under market value for salaried employees

    Advice to Senior Managementn/a

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

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    slide operator

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThis a very fun job. Fun to talk to guest from different parts of the world. Awesome getting to enjoy the park as a guest for free.

    ConsSummer is not so fun because the sun is too hot you might just melt, pay is not very good like 8.15 per hour but yes its a good job to start with to just put your foot on the door

    Advice to Senior ManagementPut more water fans at every slide op stand, help then enjoy the work they are doing without worying about the sun

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Company

    Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    ProsThe work atmosphere is always fun

    Consthe salary might not be very consistant with industry

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

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    Disney Days

    Entertainment Character Host (Current Employee) Anaheim, CA

    Prosatmosphere, leadership, perks, friendships, time-off policies, guest service

    Consguest relations, commute, guests, pay, hours

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunication

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

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    Bureaucracy at it's finest

    Senior Systems Engineer (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

    ProsGreat if you have children and want to get into the park for free. If you don't have kids you may not care.

    ConsLack of bonuses or promotion. Managers often get into the position via attrition and aren't suited for the role.

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

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    Everyone thinks they're the next Walt Disney and will step on everyone to get ahead.

    Marketing Specialist (Current Employee) Burbank, CA

    ProsHealth benefits and educational reimbursement.

    ConsCulture and difficult senior management. Everything has to be blessed by at least four or more people, including people who have no seniority or expertise in what you do.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLearn how to set the example for collaboration and team work and then enforce it.

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

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