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Not recommended for permalancers

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Former Employee - GoCityKids.com Editor
Former Employee - GoCityKids.com Editor

I worked at Viacom

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Pros include a flexible work day and independence to do the job without much supervision.

Cons

Cons include waiting 18 months for benefits, benefits changes without warning, and cut in hours without warning as well.

Advice to Management

More communication about potential changes as well as better feedback.

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    Dont do it!

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    Current Employee - Sales Planner
    Current Employee - Sales Planner

    I have been working at Viacom

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place if you really need a job, but i'd just stay for the HS tie in.

    Cons

    Lots of pushy people, favortism is everywhere and you have to do something almost criminal to get a raise. If i were a manager things my be a bit easier

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employess and learn to take what they say seriously. Read feedback comments listed in the break areas and no more free lunches.


  2. Amateur Night in Dixie Land

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Viacom

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    At least it is new media, and you will work your butt off. They are willing to try almost anything to make a buck.

    Cons

    That said they wont but up the resources to make many good ideas really work, senior management terrified of Redstone, and the only real concern is what to do about the stock price. Compensation is terrible, benefits not too good either.

    Advice to Management

    Run when you can, it seems the Redstone family drama will never end, and when the old man dies all heck will break loose I suspect.


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