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A great place to work.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bristol, CT
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bristol, CT

I have been working at ESPN

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Active, friendly place to work. Always something exciting going on or coming up. Massive company parties, like the picnic and holiday party (R.I.P.).

Cons

Human resources is slow accomplishing anything, from contacting you, hiring, posting jobs, and get promotions in order. Sometimes Disney corporate policies are in place that have no relevance to working here.

Advice to Management

"Pay for Performance" is a great motto, but I have seen HR policies and politics get in the way of good people with great reviews being promoted while consultants get converted over to full-time employees. It made no sense.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    This is a good company to start your career at... just get out after about the 3rd year

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bristol, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bristol, CT

    I have been working at ESPN

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    If you love sports, this is the place to be Exciting, high paced environment Good bond between co-workers Always fun to hear the reaction you get when you tell people you work at ESPN

    Cons

    CONNECTICUT No one really cares about work-life balance even though it's preached No appreciation for a job well done Poor pay

    Advice to Management

    We know it's tough times and we're supposed to do more with less, cut us some slack, though. We're getting burned out!


  2. Helpful (1)

    Great place to work, but seems difficult to advance from within.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Tax Intern in Bristol, CT
    Former Employee - Tax Intern in Bristol, CT

    I worked at ESPN

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It is a sports fan dream They provide a good balance of work/life They have a comfortable environment Good learning experience Overall a fun place to work

    Cons

    The internship seemed to be more along the lines of cheap labor rather than as company that is looking to develop and hone future employees from in-house. The do kind of tell you that going into the position though

    Advice to Management

    Overall i think that they have done a great job. The few bad apples they have hired on their networks should not spoil the reputation of this company.


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