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NBCUniversal Reviews

Updated January 26, 2015
Updated January 26, 2015
633 Reviews
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Pros
  • Great leadership great coworkers and work-life balance (in 18 reviews)

  • Great people and countless opportunities if you can navigate the bureaucracy to locate them (in 33 reviews)


Cons
  • long hours that is dictated by show schedules (in 28 reviews)

  • More flexible hours needed for work life balance (in 11 reviews)

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  1.  

    Still setting the gold standard

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    Former Employee - Marketing Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing Director in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at NBCUniversal full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    _ amazing people
    _ multistake holder enviroment
    _ Great salary, benefits, and competitive / matching 401K,

    Cons

    _ Growth is a bit slow going because higher ups never leave.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    _ 360 feedback would enable key learns and best practices

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Amazing experience.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NBCUniversal

    Pros

    Values employees, has discounts and benefits, great company community

    Cons

    There are no cons that I can think of

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    It's been an awesome learning experience

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    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly

    I have been working at NBCUniversal

    Pros

    Learning about entertainment in the business sector

    Cons

    I have no cons for this job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Sales Specialist

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NBCUniversal

    Pros

    Its NBC enough said. Between all the perks of working at the company you really feel like you belong there and become loyal to the organization. They do have a great training program for newbies and everyone really belongs in the culture which helps.

    Cons

    Very corporate. I wish they would relax a bit it would really help the creative juices. Also in my division advancement was no existent which was frustrating because many of us worked there for years without any merit increases which became a problem after a while.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Empower your employees to try new things to help them advance within the organization.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Good Company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NBCUniversal

    Pros

    Salaries are good and very enterprising business units.

    Cons

    A lot of changes within company due to newer ownership by Comcast. Will be interesting to see the progression.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value your people more.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    NBCU: there's not much more you can ask for!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NBCUniversal

    Pros

    Pros include internal mobility and career growth, a strong leadership team, investment in talent and in the business and most of all, the opportunity to work with smart, creative, passionate people.

    Cons

    Work-life balance doesn't exist in many areas of the company but such is the case with most companies that are fast-paced, progressive and at the top of their game.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at NBCUniversal

    Pros

    The People were great, I like the company culture, and there were many opportunities for growth. I especially liked that my manager encouraged me to conduct informational interviews with managers and employees in various departments.

    Cons

    The way was not very great, especially for living in New York City. Being on hourly there were opportunities for overtime, however I would have had to work a lot of overtime just to be able to afford rent and living costs.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Great experience!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NBCUniversal

    Pros

    There is always a lot going on, things to do, and people to meet.

    Cons

    Difficult to get from place to place if working at Universal. It's a large place and unless you have a golf cart to get around, it can be a long walk from one office to another.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Anonymous

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NBCUniversal

    Pros

    NBC is probably the greatest company I have ever worked for. It is a gift and privilege to be able to work at 30 Rock. The people are amazing.

    Cons

    Management isn't accessible enough to support staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay attention and appreciate support staff.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    NBCUniversal is a door with endless incredible opportunities behind it.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Intern in Stamford, CT

    I have been working at NBCUniversal

    Pros

    - Motivated company with creative energy
    - Diversity
    - Opportunities for personal and professional growth
    - Intern workshops and events for professional development

    Cons

    - It could be difficult to be noticed by higher management because the company is so large.
    - There is a lack in work-life balance.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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