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I have worked at NBC for over 6 years and have had a wonderful career

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Current Employee - Senior Director in New York, NY
Current Employee - Senior Director in New York, NY

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

Pros

Job advancement, excellent management, positive attitudes, great pay, excellent healthcare

Cons

Some of the politics played withing the company are hard to deal with, lots of change in terms of re-orging etc

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Don't move people out of areas they thrive at because it doesn't fit in with your new structure

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    it is a roller coaster ride, and not all of it is fun

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    Current Employee - Senior Web Developer in Universal Cty, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Web Developer in Universal Cty, CA

    I have been working at NBCUniversal full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    it is not boring, but it is chaotic and there are a lot of politics that drive decisions

    Cons

    the politics and uncertainty are maddening at times. there are a lot of seemingly arbitrary deadlines set with no thought given to the reality of meeting them.

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

    Lots of nonsense since GE took over

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Universal City, CA
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Universal City, CA

    I have been working at NBCUniversal full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great people, smart people, talented people. Working on the lot or have access to the lot. Lots of affinity groups for women, GLBT, Asian, Black, and other employees - very inclusive work environment. Lots of women in management.

    Cons

    All these talented people can barely get their jobs done with all the beaurocratic obstacles tossed in their way thanks to GE's "military"-esque management style. Corporate need for managing every statistic and every detail of every detail has taken most all of what you loved about your job out of your job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cut the metrics/statistics/managing of the managing of what's being managed and just get back to letting people work. Offshoring, while extremely profitable for GE and has brought many bright people to our work environment from India, has been a true killer of any joy of work for all employees in IT. Basically our jobs are to manage people to do what used to be our own jobs. Really fun. Not.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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