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Walt Disney Company Reviews

Updated December 16, 2014
Updated December 16, 2014
818 Reviews
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818 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work- Life Balance Well; Nice working environment; Comfortable leadership (in 29 reviews)

  • Great benefits, main entrance pass and a company that overall exceeds expectations (in 42 reviews)


Cons
  • work/life balance is not great and there is not a lot of stability since there are frequent re-orgs (in 36 reviews)

  • Required to work long hours at certain times of the year, but that can be expected at any job (in 40 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Absolutely Fantastic.

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    Former Employee - Magic Kingdom Guest Relations Trainer & Tour Guide in Lake Buena Vista, FL
    Former Employee - Magic Kingdom Guest Relations Trainer & Tour Guide in Lake Buena Vista, FL

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    There's a reputation for a reason. The training, care, details, time, effort, all of it...absolutely worth every second of my life and I suggest everyone at some point in their lives work for Disney.

    Cons

    Hours can be a little extensive at times, but that's to be expected in any hospitality industry.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Balance the needs of the guest with the needs of the team and business more.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    The Walt Disney Company is a magical one to work for!

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    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company

    Pros

    Opportunities to meet guests from around the world, free admission, discounts

    Cons

    Depending on your location it can be hard to get hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Strive to create a magical environmenr for cast members, not only guests.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Seniority rules all but in the end pros outweigh the cons

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Buena Vista, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Buena Vista, FL

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Free tickets to the park
    Large discounts on Disney property
    Discounts throughout the U.S.
    Lots of customer interaction
    Costumes get washed for you
    Lots of learning opportunities

    Cons

    If you do not have seniority you get no respect
    It is hard to get a schedule that you want
    Park hours can make for long days

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make it easier for people to climb the seniority latter

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    This company is absolutely amazing.

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    Current Employee - Server in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Server in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Very happy work environment.

    Cons

    Not as professional as I'd like.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to intern, as a college student.

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    Former Employee - Undergraduate Associate in Glendale, CA
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Associate in Glendale, CA

    I worked at Walt Disney Company as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Amazing Brand that touches millions of lives around the world.

    Cons

    Not the best place to launch a career, especially if your just graduating from college.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Had a great time working for this company!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walt Disney Company

    Pros

    Lots of room for growth.

    Cons

    The pay was kind of poor for the position.

  8.  

    Great internship experience

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walt Disney Company

    Pros

    Gained valuable experience in radio promotions, event planning and execution, on air work and writing. Plenty of hours.

    Cons

    Did not get copy of work done. Not a much voice over work as would have liked

  9.  

    Overall a good experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    work/life balance is good, great perks

    Cons

    no growth opportunities, very political

    Recommends
  10.  

    Great company to develop your career if you really want it

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    Current Employee - Seasonal Cast Member in Lake Buena Vista, FL
    Current Employee - Seasonal Cast Member in Lake Buena Vista, FL

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Very fair system of scheduling and working. Managers are committed to your development.

    Cons

    Hard to transfer from one location to another or to most desired location.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more attention to your cast members.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Account coordinator

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company

    Pros

    Paceful environment and work place

    Cons

    Overworked most times but balanced

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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