Mattel

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

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Segundo, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Segundo, CA

I have been working at Mattel

Pros

Mattel 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 ManagementAdvice

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

Recommends
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  1.  

    Good Job, No Growth

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Brand Director in El Segundo, CA
    Former Employee - Brand Director in 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 ManagementAdvice

    Develop your people and provide growth opportunities

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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    Par for the coarse

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in East Aurora, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in East Aurora, NY

    I have been working at Mattel

    Pros

    Fun to make toys for a living
    Friendly atmosphere
    Pay is generally good for those who deserve it
    Training offered is good

    Cons

    Political types get ahead quickly
    Too often hire from the studios
    Getting very top heavy. More and more VP's and less worker bees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognize strategic value of IT and don't treet as a body shop. Be careful in promoting those who are political and focus only on those who produce.

    Approves of CEO
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