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NBCUniversal Reviews

Updated December 17, 2014
Updated December 17, 2014
607 Reviews
3.9
607 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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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Production Assistant in Universal City, CA
    Former Employee - Production Assistant in Universal City, CA

    I worked at NBCUniversal

    Pros

    I have worked for other entertainment studios in the past, this one was by far the best. It is a large company, which makes you feel like you're part of something big, but there are so many different projects going on and so many jobs being done that you can really focus on the little things. The back lot is a lot of fun too.

    Cons

    Since it is a big studio, getting around is sometimes difficult. You better get a golf cart!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Awesome

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

    I have been working at NBCUniversal

    Pros

    Everything is good. good place to work.

    Cons

    I didnt find any cons

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Decent Company

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

    I have been working at NBCUniversal

    Pros

    Encouraged open environment, nice to know almost everyone that works here, constantly striving to do better, often investing in new equipment to make everyone's jobs easier day to day

    Cons

    Pay is fairly low for the area/amount of work done, some communication issues, too many "yes" people, lack of appearance from some management sometimes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more involvement

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Communications

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Communications in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Communications in New York, NY

    I have been working at NBCUniversal as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great team, learn from higher ups and execs

    Cons

    Not enough movement, slow paced, not enough room for personal growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring in younger talent, more collaborative efforts

    Recommends
  6.  

    Great place to work!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NBCUniversal

    Pros

    NBCUniversal is more like a family than a company. Great benefits. Everyone is helpful and I feel like all of the employees are highly respected and taken care of. I was merely an intern, but I still felt like I was part of something special.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

  7.  

    A decent company to work with diverse options since it's such a big company.

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

    I worked at NBCUniversal

    Pros

    The benefits are competitive to other similar companies.

    Cons

    Depending on what department you are working in, promotions take a while and there is not a clear or specified guidelines on how to get it.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    great company with great culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at NBCUniversal full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    nice management, good salary, work life balance, freedom to be creative

    Cons

    office space is cramped up in NY

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Excellent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - New York Live in New York, NY
    Former Employee - New York Live in New York, NY

    I worked at NBCUniversal as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    I was a summer intern for New York Live and had the best time. I learned SO much, the team was extremely kind and helpful and the other people I met at NBC were eager to help me gain as much experience as possible. I still keep in touch with my supervisor even though I moved across the country.

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons. My supervisor was great as well as everyone involved on the show and everyone I encountered at the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None. Thank you :)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    NBC

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY

    I worked at NBCUniversal full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I loved every day at NBC.

    Cons

    The way support staff are treated.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay attention to your team-show appreciation.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at NBCUniversal as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    I had an extremely valuable internship at NBC Universal when I was a college student. I wasn't bogged down with mundane internship tasks like ordering coffee or lunch. I worked hands on with producers.

    Cons

    No major cons. Some of the old-timers seemed threatened by interns who were obviously way more tech savvy and in tune with social media.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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