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GREAT benefits, but beware of incompetent managers!!!

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Current Employee - Program Planner in Miami, FL
Current Employee - Program Planner in Miami, FL

I have been working at Discovery Communications full-time (more than an year)

Pros

EXCELLENT benefits, great insurance, fun parties, nice people

Cons

Incompetent managers who think they're all-knowing

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Take a real look at your employees and dont' go based on an incompetent manager's "opinion"

Recommends
Neutral Outlook

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    Mixed bag

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Discovery Communications full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, awesome and smart colleagues, progressive company policies

    Cons

    Little possibility for advancement, hard for individual contributors to make an impact.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't keep your employees in the dark amidst changes. Communicate with them and trust that they can handle changes like adults.

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
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    A great place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director of Communications in Silver Spring, MD
    Former Employee - Director of Communications in Silver Spring, MD

    I worked at Discovery Communications full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, nice people, interesting work

    Cons

    Very much a corporate environment, which means you have to step around some people and play politics to get what you need.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Less meetings, less reports, more on the ground work.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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