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Good first job, good benefits and training.

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Former Employee - Editor I in Bristol, CT
Former Employee - Editor I in Bristol, CT

I worked at ESPN full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

They are good at what they do and you receive top notch training. Fun, fast paced workplace and, of course, sports!

Cons

Huge company, very corporate and low industry wage, at least as of 10 years ago.

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  1. A great place to work!!!!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Designer in Bristol, CT
    Current Employee - Senior Designer in Bristol, CT

    I have been working at ESPN full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great co-workers and definitely a great benefits package. Being a Disney employee has great perks also. You are challenged to be innovative quite frequently and are frequently asked to contribute to high visibility projects. The core group of digital media designers and developers contribute to a large percentage of the digital projects.

    Cons

    Vertical promotions peak after a while. Once you reach a certain position, there's not much room to grow.

    Advice to Management

    Create a better opportunities for employees


  2. Sports media company with lots of ladders....

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ESPN full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    People here are passionate about their jobs. It's a lifestyle. Environment is super friendly and people work hard / play hard. Depending on department, busy seasons come in waves, but for the most part - you are busy.

    Cons

    Lots of ladders, politicking and networking that needs to go on to be able to grow within the company. Sometimes good work doesn't always result in successful career moves...

    Advice to Management

    Understand what your employees do, so you can better help them grow their careers.


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