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Good resumé builder, but long hours

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Former Employee - Graphic Designer  in  Silver Spring, MD
Former Employee - Graphic Designer in Silver Spring, MD

I worked at Discovery Communications as a contractor for less than a year

Pros

Design was creative, various project opportunities, people were mostly friendly

Cons

management was top-down. a lot of pressure. designers were very competitive with one another for permanent positions within the Creative department.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

work better in teams.

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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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    Great for work-life balance

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    Current Employee - Director  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage and reward those who challenge the status quo.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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