Univision

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Univision Reviews

Updated October 24, 2014
Updated October 24, 2014
93 Reviews
2.8
93 Reviews
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Univision President & CEO Randy Falco
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great people on the frontline and ground floor with an unmatched work ethic (in 5 reviews)

  • There was a good work environment and nice coworkers who offered to help whenever needed (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Nothing you do is ever enough, are pushed to work extremely long hours with no additional pay (in 8 reviews)

  • There is not a good work life balance since the calendar is not adhered to and deadlines are ignored (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good people and atmosphere

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

    I worked at Univision full-time

    Pros

    Some people will actually care about your development and act as mentors.

    Cons

    No fun perks - for a media company, Univision could do better at letting their employees in on the fun

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more team oriented.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Business Objects Adminisitrator

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Teaneck, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Teaneck, NJ

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

    Pros

    Nothing to say, i hated working in that place.

    Cons

    Very poor treatment of employees, Work to be done with very less time, heavy pressure. Do not know how to get the things done.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to work until the Saban took control

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Executive Management
    Former Employee - Executive Management

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

    Pros

    The management was always run bottoms up, with the employees input always taken into consideration. The product and clients were always the most important part of the business and each employee was encouraged to act as an ambassador. The pay was great, however you work hard for it.

    Cons

    As it grew and especially when Saban gained control everything began to change. The company was controlled in an autocratic dictatorial fashion with a tone that made employees feel like they worked in a Soviet run state. Unfortunately many of the C-Level exec's were rude and extremely condescending to the employees who for the most part enjoyed working for Univision. Sales prior to the takeover were absolutely off the charts in many places. After the take over sales continued to grow at spectacular rates, however C level management was ungrateful and often times projected an isolated image.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hopefully for all the great talented people that are employed at this company things will improve and the management style will change from the tyrannical LBO style of dressing the depraved property with a new coat of paint to make it look good while no one has bothered to check for termites in 8 years

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good experience, late nights.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Freelance Presentation Designer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Freelance Presentation Designer in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    There was a good work environment and nice coworkers who offered to help whenever needed.

    Cons

    The office was sort of dead and from a creative stand point, very corporate for the presentations. The days were pretty dead but then the work would come in around 4 or 5PM and then you'd be there tip 7 or 8PM working.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to disperse the work sooner.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Good

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

    I have been working at Univision

    Pros

    My superiors care about my well-being and constantly ask about my workload. I receive training on the job.

    Cons

    I still work long hours.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    A great place to work at

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Accounting Coordinator in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Accounting Coordinator in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Univision full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    It's a team environment between colleagues and departments in getting the job done right!

    Cons

    Lack of opportunity within a department.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    You can make money in ad sales

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Houston, TX

    I worked at Univision full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great company name recognition, hey it's the market leader!

    Cons

    Very high pressure environment. Company is trying to please investors so always lots of pressure to perform.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better sales training, more sales incentives to boost performance and entice advertisers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    A much better place before the NBC executive takeover

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

    I worked at Univision full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    It's a very fast paced environment so if that's what you're looking for you won't be disappointed. If you're in the good graces of upper management you will be taken care of financially.

    Cons

    Since the new former NBC executives came in the workplace has become much more cut-throat and less of a family atmosphere. Long hours are expected and there is little thought to work-life balance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do you think your employees can't see thru the statement ' There are 6000 employees now and there will be 6000 employees next year', especially when the thought of an IPO is on everyone's lips?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Sales executive

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Univision

    Pros

    Great learning experience for the multicultural market.

    Cons

    Not family oriented. Expects employees to put in all hours with no compensation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees input.

  11.  

    Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Teaneck, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Teaneck, NJ

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

    Pros

    Personal Growth, hispanic culture makes it easy-going and fun, Many fun events to go to,

    Cons

    It's disorganized. The pay was really low. I felt that I was taken advantage. Teaneck location is boring.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - need to keep more track of the intern's managers, some take advantage. It was HR's first time holding an internship team so it seemed disorganized. People are pretentious even though they have no reason to be.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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