Live Nation Entertainment

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Updated April 16, 2015
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  1. Great Company, Great Resume Builder

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Assistant
    Current Employee - Marketing Assistant

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment part-time (less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Industry Leader, great name for Resume.

    Cons

    Little upward mobility, must be willing to uproot life and move to move up within the company.

  2. Conflicted

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment full-time (more than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    Benefits have greatly improved and it seems that upper management is beginning to comprehend that a happy employee is a loyal employee.

    Cons

    Long hours, inexperience management, infighting between divisions. Aren't we all on the same team?

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees with respect and they'll perform. Hire more staff so that employees are not putting 10-12 hr days, while you rest on your laurels.

  3. So much potential

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The largest live music event company in the world.

    Cons

    The company has tremendous potential but the executive management is blind to good talent and there is too much bureaucracy.

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  5. Intern

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment

    Pros

    Great learning experience , get to work on projects , make you do real work

    Cons

    No Pay, make your work like a full time employee for no benefits

  6. Good if you love concerts, but nothing great.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator
    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator

    I worked at Live Nation Entertainment

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

    Pros

    The perks are nice if you're a fan of live music since you can attend many of their shows for free or get a great spot at a large-scale show. The other employees are also great as it has a down-to-earth atmosphere.

    Cons

    There seems to be a large divide between upper management and its employees. Depending on which department you're in, it can also seem quite "clique-ish". Actual benefits aren't all that great and salaries could be improved.

  7. Helpful (1)

    Great Company to work for if you find the right department!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Hollywood, CA
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Hollywood, CA

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Perks (to see concerts/shows), lots of time off, flexible schedule & awesome company parties!

    Cons

    If in finance/accounting... LONG hours (which mean long work weeks), minimal advancement & terrible upper management.

    Advice to Management

    Employees here are working long hours and hard to get everything in on the deadlines... compensate them and help them grow in getting promoted & increase pay. No one wants to stay stagnant in a position and work so much and not get a pay/title increase.

  8. Getting the job was great...leaving was better

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hollywood, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hollywood, CA

    I worked at Live Nation Entertainment

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Probably won't hurt your resume.

    Cons

    Little opportunity for advancement. Pay way below market. Lots of fiefdoms. No work/life balance. HR is not your friend.

    Advice to Management

    There is a lot of value in the opinions and experience of people in the trenches...take time and check in on people below VP level from time to time to get a true sense of what's going on. And don't ask the VPs to do it for you, you will be missing the point.

  9. Database Administrator

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Discounted ticket prices for employees, swag on unsold concert shirts, but it's becoming less every year.

    Cons

    Salary and compensation is average or below average.

  10. Senior Manager of Promotions

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Promotion Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Promotion Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits, working environment and holiday vacation.

    Cons

    Better pay, more communication for advancements.

  11. Helpful (1)

    More like Barely Clinging onto Life Nation Paranoia

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Contractor - Senior Financial Analyst in Hollywood, CA
    Former Contractor - Senior Financial Analyst in Hollywood, CA

    I worked at Live Nation Entertainment as a contractor (less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    - You can tell friends you work in Hollywood (even though in reality Hollywood is a disgusting city).

    Cons

    - Terrible managers in the eCommerce department. Managers are lazy and come in late all the time and their excuse is that it's an "entertainment" company. They also bully each other and play mind games with employees.
    - They keep employees in the dark about company structure so they wont move up in the corporate ladder.
    - High turnover ratio. Almost every employee I spoke to was relatively new.
    - Paranoid office environment. Employees are always worried about being fired.
    - Depressing office environment. Not as entertaining or fun as you'd expect it to be.
    - Parking sucks and traffic is terrible.

    Advice to Management

    Stop being lazy and come to work on time. Spend some of that money and update your ERP systems so employees can actually be more effective.

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