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Decent work experience

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Former Employee - Contracts Manager  in  Silver Spring, MD
Former Employee - Contracts Manager in Silver Spring, MD

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

Pros

Plenty of people to find mentor ship in

Cons

Managers don't have management skills

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Train managers before they have direct reports

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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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 for 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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    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 for 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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