Walt Disney Company Reviews

Updated June 30, 2015
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Pros
  • Overall leadership understands the need for work/life balance (in 29 reviews)

  • Great benefits for Disney lovers (in 42 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance depends on your department (in 36 reviews)

  • Working a variety of long hours (in 40 reviews)

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  1. The most incredible experience

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Special Events Coordinator in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    Former Employee - Special Events Coordinator in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I love the entertainment industry, and the people who work there were so friendly. Working in TWDC I could experience how I love kids target

    Cons

    One of the most important cons that have this great company is the low salaries in comparative with similar jobs in another companies (same industry)

    Advice to Management

    I don't have nothing to say about


  2. Great Company

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly people, lots of perks

    Cons

    none yet that I can think of


  3. RGSM

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Days off back to back, amazing benefits, family friendly, professional environment, strong structure, traditional chain-of-command mindset

    Cons

    Variable Hours, Excessive heat when working outside in Florida, Everything else was positive

    Advice to Management

    Management was wonderful. Disney is a great company that anyone would be lucky to be a contributor to.


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  5. Software Engineering Intern

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing group of people and experience opportunities.

    Cons

    Pay slightly less than competitors

    Advice to Management

    Give clearer requirements.


  6. Grat

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company part-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Awesome athmosphere and great people to work with overall

    Cons

    Low pay usually for part time employees

    Advice to Management

    Nothing. Management was always helpful and willing to listen


  7. Cast Member Home

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Director in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great corporate culture, result driven and best professional practices. Coworkers are experts on their areas. Good compensation package.

    Cons

    High levels of Bureaucracy. Tension may arise when different expert areas collide.


  8. Youth Activties

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Amazing Job Amazing people to work for.

    Cons

    Nothing to say really cause they are brilliant


  9. Working environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walt Disney Company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very good company , good management

    Cons

    Work under sun in summer, cold in winter


  10. PhotoPass Photographer

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhotoPass Photographer in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - PhotoPass Photographer in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company, fun, fast paced, very in depth with their vision and how it reflects on each and every job, traditional values remain the same

    Cons

    Pay is ehhh, sometimes you work long hours in the sun with no breaks, management needs to understand what is going on before making changes to operations


  11. Just Perfect

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    everything was perfect loved every min. I hope to one day make it back to work for such a amazing company

    Cons

    I don't really have anything bad to say! I really enjoyed my time there and would go back.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on being amazing!! Some of the best times of my life I have also learned so much for the management



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