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top heavy management

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Current Employee - Empolyee in Studio City, CA
Current Employee - Empolyee in Studio City, CA

I have been working at NBCUniversal full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

one of the few companies in town that still have Union employees. They are really hard Some of the best workers around.

Cons

Managers do not know the the jobs of their direct reports and are bullies. Very little raises only what is in the union contract and they are always very fast to throw it in your face that you are union and they don't have to do anymore then the minimum in the contract no matter how hard you work.

There is also a very large wage gap within the same jobs.

Also there is no communication from management they get go from meeting to meeting and give you no direction or response to question you may have on a project.. Please note this may note be this way in all departments.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Clean house. This is your chance to make Universal great again. don't keep the Old GE types around ask the low man on the totem pole what is really going on.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    It Was Good Once

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    Former Employee - Manager in Universal Cty, CA
    Former Employee - Manager in Universal Cty, CA

    I worked at NBCUniversal full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    As studios go, Universal is a nice studio. Beyond that, I really can't add a whole lot more.

    Cons

    Serious lack of competent management and much of it at the very senior levels.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Talk to the employees at the non-management level and find out what's really going on with some of the senior management. There are good ideas to be found there. This has to be above the SVP or EVP level though as that is where a great deal of the problems are.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Fun place to work - but effective top managers have been drained

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    Current Employee - Sourcing Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sourcing Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at NBCUniversal full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fun entertainment environment, valuable support from Comcast management. Lot's of exposure to high level projects, unfortunately, that's because team is realatively spread thin. Get to see many Universal films pre-release! Despite the cons - it's a place you can feel proud to work and even run into celebrities from time to time.

    Cons

    In Sourcing Department little to no career growth path unless you threaten to leave. Senior most management team doesn't seem to care about employees and all of those senior managers who were loved in the pre-Steve Burke days have left. Not enough vacation days, no bonuses below Director level (this is definitely not banking type benefits).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start taking career paths more seriously and promote your valuable employees.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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