Walt Disney Company Reviews

Updated July 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. Web Developer

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Web Developer in Burbank, CA
    Former Employee - Web Developer in Burbank, CA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great place to work! Coworkers are great Work is creative and meaningful Lots of growth

    Cons

    Can't think of anything! Hum. Well maybe the commute The campus is large Meetings

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work


  2. alright

    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    friendly co-workers, great company,good hours

    Cons

    angry guests where i worked was dark


  3. Great Workplace

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

    I worked at Walt Disney Company

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Above min wage, fun, meet cool people

    Cons

    working late, horrible outfits, not understanding international language

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


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  5. Sr Financial Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Disney has a great culture, and I love the team I work at - there's good work-life balance and senior leaders are fair. The people are very nice overall, and the work is always interesting because of Disney's strong storytelling brand.

    Cons

    Disney is a very hierarchical company, so mobility and promotion can be difficult and slow.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more opportunities for employee development.


  6. Cast Member

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Muppeteer & Performer in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Muppeteer & Performer in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good Exposure and chance to learn different types of skills.

    Cons

    Not many opportunities of growth.

    Advice to Management

    Utilize talent better.


  7. Great company to work for!

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Attractions
    Current Employee - Attractions

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company

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

    Pros

    Employees free to get into any Disney Parks, sign ins to use for friends and family, employers take care of you

    Cons

    Working holidays and weekends, minimum wage pay

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work in making your employees happy!


  8. Great Corporate Culture

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company part-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    It's a great place to meet many people from all walks of life, the corporate culture can't be compared to other jobs I have/had. At the end of the day I am happy to work for this company and making positive guest experiences.

    Cons

    Management keeps changing every 6 months or so, I am seasonal and working a couple months out of the year there's always new managers on the team. I have well over 10 managers who I rarely see during shifts so it makes me question what they are actually doing on a day-to-day basis. Working in the sun is horrible but I knew what I signed up for but just wish that I was in the sun less than 3 hours at a time.

    Advice to Management

    Visit cast members during the day, every time I see a manager coming up to me I feel like I am in trouble because I never see them often.


  9. Corporate Alliances Intern

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

    I worked at Walt Disney Company

    Pros

    Great opportunity to learn about corporate America and the power of the brand. Exposure to various lines of business

    Cons

    Increase pay, need more growth opportunities


  10. Crew

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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
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Culture of magic built on platform of consistently delivered standards

    Cons

    Seasonality of business makes it difficult to retain top talent for long term


  11. Good Eight Years

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    Former Employee - Culinary Cook in Kissimmee, FL
    Former Employee - Culinary Cook in Kissimmee, FL

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

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunities to advance Great co workers

    Cons

    Work/life balance varies on business of the parks.



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