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Current Employee - Project Stats Associate  in  Bristol, CT
Current Employee - Project Stats Associate in Bristol, CT

I have been working at ESPN

Pros

easy, get to watch sports, laid back

Cons

horrible hours, no advancement, little supervision

Advice to ManagementAdvice

have a career path

Approves of CEO

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    Current Employee - Associate Product Manager  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate Product Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at ESPN

    Pros

    If you are passionate in sports and want to make a difference in the way Fans see it, it only takes a knock on a door to make he pitch.

    Cons

    salaries are low and the opportunity for career advancement has slowed down. there is an unfair advantage between managers and company perspective.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    you should make sure your direct reports can advance or the product and team camaraderie may suffer which will effect the overall product / efforts.

    No opinion of CEO
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    Life at ESPN

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    Current Employee - Graphics Systems Developer I  in  Bristol, CT
    Current Employee - Graphics Systems Developer I in Bristol, CT

    I have been working at ESPN

    Pros

    - opportunity to grow
    - smart co-workers
    - team environment
    - worldwide leader in sports
    - goo energy from top to bottom

    Cons

    - very competitive
    - some huge egos
    - employees on lower levels not treated as equals
    - hard to advance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a hands-on approach to knowing what your workers are doing rather than basing their performance on what others say...there's a general disconnect there.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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