Mattel
3.4 of 5 216 reviews
www.mattel.com El Segundo, CA 5000+ Employees

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Good Place. Good People. Political. Fast Paced Environment.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
El Segundo, CA

ProsMattel has great people and a fun environment overall due to the nature of the products you make. You have the opportunity to interact with others in cross functional teams to really make a difference in product. Other strengths include:
- Good Work Life Balance
- On Site Gym
- Half Day Fridays
- Generous Vacation Times
- Causal Dress

Cons- Political Environment
- Senion Management Lacks Focus and Clear Strategy in Certain Business Units

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus! Respect the workers who are putting in time to make your vision a success.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Job, No Growth

    Brand Director (Former Employee)
    El Segundo, CA

    I worked at Mattel


    Pros: Great People Great Products and brands Cons: Layoffs Cost cutting Overseas manufacture Soft on innovation Advice to Senior Management: Develop your people and provide growth opportunities Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Par for the coarse

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    East Aurora, NY

    I have been working at Mattel


    Pros: Fun to make toys for a living Friendly atmosphere Pay is generally… Cons: Political types get ahead quickly Too often hire from the studios Getting very… Advice to Senior Management: Recognize strategic value of IT and don't treet as a body shop. Be… More
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