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Walt Disney Company Reviews

Updated September 29, 2014
Updated September 29, 2014
740 Reviews
3.8
740 Reviews
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Walt Disney Company President, CEO, and Director Bob Iger
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work Life Balance, can work hours you want to set and take half hour lunches (in 26 reviews)

  • Great benefits, main entrance pass and a company that overall exceeds expectations (in 38 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance depends on your department (in 31 reviews)

  • Required to work long hours at certain times of the year, but that can be expected at any job (in 38 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Hard work but definitely worth it.

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    Current Employee - Food and Beverage Host  in  Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Food and Beverage Host in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Looks out for best interest of employee. Increased employee empowerment.

    Cons

    Getting hours are difficult if you are part-time despite being hired.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire less people and distribute hours evenly.

    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Fun summer job

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company part-time

    Pros

    Really fun place for a first job

    Cons

    Limited growth within the recreation areas

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great time good people

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people. Cast members and guests

    Cons

    Long hours for most shifts

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your front line and see your efficiency increase

    Recommends
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  5.  

    Strong employment brand that takes care of it's employees.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Recruiter
    Current Employee - Recruiter

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Perks are great, strong growth potential if you show initiative, rich corporate heritage, strong brand identity

    Cons

    Large company = communication issues; leaders in some area's are micromanagers - but not all; change is slow to happen.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Crew Member

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Road Crew Member  in  Waltham, MA
    Current Employee - Road Crew Member in Waltham, MA

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    Great exposure to promotion, and company values to their consumers

    Cons

    trouble switching schedules if conflicts arose

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    studios

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company as an intern

    Pros

    Very good, I would do it again.

    Cons

    no cons, everything was very good.

  8.  

    Great Company-

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Executive  in  Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    People, benefits, exciting and fun atmosphere

    Cons

    not a lot of opportunities in Seattle area

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Satisfactory

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walt Disney Company

    Pros

    Stress free (relatively); coworkers are not horrible; management is decent; no complaints about perks

    Cons

    Nothing horrible, about the same as any other regular work place; maybe more flexibility?

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Excellent Company to work for

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant  in  Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Consultant in Orlando, FL

    I worked at Walt Disney Company as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Awesome work culture, nice management

    Cons

    Not much to say here as i enjoyed my contract with Disney

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company

    Pros

    management, strong leadership, development, company vallues

    Cons

    flexible work hours and salary

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