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it was a great experience and honor working with this well renowned company

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Former Intern - Outdoor Food Service Team Member in Orlando, FL
Former Intern - Outdoor Food Service Team Member in Orlando, FL

I worked at Disney Parks & Resorts as an intern (less than a year)

Pros

they have great health benefits and good pay

Cons

hours could get seriously crazy at times

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    Former Employee - Sales in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Sales in Tampa, FL

    I worked at Disney Parks & Resorts part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Feeling good about helping guests
    Great benefits even for part time employees
    Raises weren't bad
    Very casual dress where I worked
    Loved it when the characters came to visit

    Cons

    Not approved time off sometimes.
    7 day support and you must work a Sat or Sun every week and be willing to possibly work holidays.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Relationships are everything

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    Current Employee - Technical Specialist in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Technical Specialist in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Disney Parks & Resorts full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    If you believe in it, you have a chance to bring joy and happiness to millions.
    Something for everyone. You can find your niche and stay there forever or challenge your comfort zone and try to reinvent yourself.
    Good history, tradition, and culture and enough true believers to keep it alive.
    Lots of professional development opportunities.

    Cons

    Decision making pace is painfully slow. The theme "decision making is largely collaborative" is taken to the extreme.
    While it is possible to reinvent yourself, there is not a lot of guidance on the process.
    Relationships are a double edged sword. If you get on the wrong side of someone with influence, you are sunk.
    For a family oriented company, starting vacation time is a bit stingy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn when it is ok to make a quicker decision.
    Keep a better eye out for 'petty tyrants'.
    Manage career paths better

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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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