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Great brand, strong financial performance, limited career growth

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Silver Spring, MD
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Silver Spring, MD

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

Pros

Highly respected brand and product, known around the world
Very strong financial performance has driven stock value

Cons

Content-oriented creative culture drives the business, but limits professional growth opportunities for those from other backgrounds.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Does not value employees

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    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Silver Spring, MD
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Silver Spring, MD

    I have been working at Discovery Communications full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great Perks. Beautiful office and lovely location

    Cons

    Does not value employees and has high turn over.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote from within

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Obscenely high salaries for highest executives; benefits and work-life balance are quite good for average pay employees.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Generous benefits, great on-site day care, comprehensive online training opportunities, green!

    Cons

    Incestuous culture. Absolutely no support for community fundraising/projects.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Broaden the potential for new blood.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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