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Great for work-life balance

Director (Current Employee) New York, NY

ProsInclusive culture, lots of leeway for family obligations, open communication between depts

ConsVery corporate, rah-rah about the brand, yes--man to leadership

Advice to Senior ManagementEncourage and reward those who challenge the status quo.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    In some ways, the worst position I've ever held

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Discovery Communications full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: I was worried every day that someone might find me… Cons: Primadonna attitudes abound at this, "better than you," employer. Don't bother sharing fresh ideas or think outside the box, you are sure to be… Advice to Senior Management: As if... No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Suck up or move on

    Project Manager (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Discovery Communications full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Great benefits and facilities. which you can get at most… Cons: I work for their education sector, and the only way to really move up is if you kiss some serious butt and are liked outside… Advice to Senior Management: Promote from within where people understand your business, dont hire from outside where people have no experience in the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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