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Longevity meets groundhog day

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - IT in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - IT in Atlanta, GA

I have been working at Turner Broadcasting full-time (More than 10 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Benefits, BRGs, Perks, Ability to WFH, Community relations

Cons

A part of the larger Time Warner bureaucracy, still seems to be the "good ole boy" network, little room for advancement or career growth, stagnate as pond water, pay increases aren't what they used to be

Advice to Management

An atta-boy ever so often will go a long way in motivating employees, stop the promotion by favoritism advancements, get in the trenches every so often - even if just to observe, you might have a renewed appreciation for your staff.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Awesome for the Top and the Beginner, not so much for the middle

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Turner Broadcasting full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Exciting to be even tangentially involved in a successful entertainment business. Thumbs up for opportunities for advancement up to a certain career stage. It's easy to get comfortable when you're challenged regularly but that can play against you once the challenges stop.

    Cons

    Advancement beyond a certain stage is obviously and heavily dependant on who your manager is at the time.

    Advice to Management

    It's easier to maintain good talent if you're willing to let go of some control and hand it over to proven successful employees. the worst thing you can do is recognize boredom and just chalk it up to a lazy employee rather than to an employee who can't find any way up. the good ones leave.


  2. Helpful (1)

    An innovative company that employs some of the smartest people in the industry

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at Turner Broadcasting full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Prestigious organization and brand name -- everyone knows Turner and the name carries that cache. Great benefits (mobile discount, gym, educational classes on site, tickets to movie premieres) and base salary is extremely competitive. There is synergy among the properties and room to move inside the organization.

    Cons

    There is a lot of corporate red tape, many items/proposals "have to go through Atlanta first" and they don't move as fast as the NY team does, so it can be frustrating when you have a tight timetable.

    Advice to Management

    Empower higher-ranking employees to make independent decisions. Also make the hiring process more efficient and cut down to one month. Turner may lose qualified candidates because their hiring cycle is so intensive and long.


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