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Perfect transition for a corporate person

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Former Employee - Post Production Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA
Former Employee - Post Production Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA

I worked at Discovery Communications full-time (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Organized, Professional, Demanding of only top quality product

Cons

C Level pro's on the east coast

Advice to Management

Keep dong what you;re doing and make me another offer. I'm ready to come home.

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  1. this is a review for the discovery channel.

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    Current Employee - Coordinating Producer in Silver Spring, MD
    Current Employee - Coordinating Producer in Silver Spring, MD

    I have been working at Discovery Communications full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    one of the more creative employers in DC area

    Cons

    bad work/life balance, work is 24-7

    Advice to Management

    enforce a no work while on vacation policy


  2. Cool Company, but Get Ready to Work Hard

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Silver City, GA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Silver City, GA

    I have been working at Discovery Communications full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, flexible work options, resume booster, headquarters building is beautiful, young demographic, casual/funky attire

    Cons

    Highly competitive w/layoffs; expectations to work 55 hours weekly plus OT; young culture means it can take forever for decisions or change; super high turnover; minimal growth opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    It cost a lot more to recruit new people than keep existing resources. Try to keep your employees happy...


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