Walt Disney Company

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Corporate as all get-out, marketing-driven, no measurements, just old-school media mill

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Current Employee - Art Director  in  Burbank, CA
Current Employee - Art Director in Burbank, CA

Pros

- learned a lot about how traditional media companies are attempting to be relevant online
- was able to play a key role in managing creative resources and leading a few initiatives
- given opportunities to take on more work
- social atmosphere

Cons

- extremely political
- cliquey
- trivial material (entertainment)
- Burbank

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Well, many people are happy with the way things are, although most of those I've spoken with are overworked. It's an extremely hierarchical organization, but I don't think there's any way around this for Disney.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great place to start a corporate finance career

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst  in  Anaheim, CA
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Anaheim, CA

    Pros

    Lots of movement with 1-2 years in a given role being typical before a move is made. Friendly atmosphere, matrix structure. Promotions usually occur from within making it easier to rise up in rank. Finance is home to many younger analysts both male and female. Coworkers provide an intellectual and driven environment to work in.

    Cons

    Compensation packages may be slightly below industry average but demand for jobs is high.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Best company in the world

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    Current Employee - Graduate Associate  in  Burbank, CA
    Current Employee - Graduate Associate in Burbank, CA

    Pros

    amazing people
    great perks
    a new experience every day

    Cons

    sometimes monotonous but that is a pert of any job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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