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Great brand! Great Perks! Tight, tight, network.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Glendale, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glendale, CA

I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

First off, it's Disney. If you don't already love the Walt Disney brand, then this isn't the place for you. There's something to be said about seeing Disney artwork, memorabilia, logos, etc., everyday you walk into the office. I originally would tell people I worked in an office that was a rotating art gallery as they featured new artwork every quarter. Additionally, the company wants its employees to enjoy the brand, so there are additional perks you receive when you're an employee which includes free admission to the park for yourself and 3 friends, discounts, etc. I have never purchased so many Disney products in my entire lifetime except when I worked for the company.

Cons

Your network is worth all of the money in the bank, and maneuvering through the political pools is an artform in itself. Disney prides itself on not only having a diverse workforce, but also having a workforce diverse in thought. This is great; however learning everyone's personal/political agenda made it really easy to step on hidden mines.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Consider providing a "network web" that helps employees understand how individuals are connected to one another. It could be facilitated through programs like Yammer, or Jive. Your creative artists can then create the "Disney Universe" (a spin off of the Marvel Universe) to help associates really understand relations within the company.

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    Current Employee - Senior Producer  in  Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Producer in Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It's Disney. Good benefits, fun people, great IP.

    Cons

    The Redmond game studio is run by people who have never made a game before, and treat everybody as replaceable cogs.

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    Hire people who know how to make games.

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    values that would last for a life time

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    Current Employee - Front Desk Cashier  in  Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Front Desk Cashier in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    excellent work environment
    great work ethic
    amazing management

    Cons

    none at all.. it`s the best place to work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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