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Updated February 14, 2019
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  • "low pay, not much room for growth" (in 14 reviews)

  • "Long hours and little down time" (in 24 reviews)

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  1. "Good hours/strong benefits!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CBS full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Partner with great people, 401K, Benefits

    Cons

    Vacation time
    Company is trying to change the culture with the same people who created it


  2. "Overall good experience"

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    Current Employee - Web Producer in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Web Producer in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CBS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It's a good company with a decent amount of resources and communication.

    Cons

    I came in when my team was really short staffed, digital doesn't seem to be a priority yet but they are getting there.

  3. "Pretty good"

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    Current Employee - Reporter in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Reporter in New York, NY

    I have been working at CBS full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pros - a lot of vacation time
    401k match up to 5 percent
    Overall good work environment

    Cons

    Where I work, I’d like more discounts.
    Not much opportunity for growth in my department.


  4. "Perfectly adequate place to work"

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    Current Employee - Finance Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Finance Director in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CBS full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Always exciting to work in Media, CBS likes promoting within, currently changing in management which could lead to a positive outcome, have an office (rare for my level in NY)

    Cons

    Stuffy culture (especially in media), flexible work schedules are not encouraged, vacation days are very stingy

    Advice to Management

    Need a face lift on culture and general company policies


  5. "Intern Review"

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    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in Washington, DC

    I worked at CBS (Less than a year)

    Pros

    interesting work, chance to travel with producers on live shoots

    Cons

    bad work hours, staff often didn't have enough work for me

    Advice to Management

    have more work ready for interns (even if its busy work), interns sat around a lot


  6. "Good place.."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at CBS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They had some great benefits

    Cons

    It was very slow paced

    Advice to Management

    Hiring younger people


  7. "Information Technology"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CBS full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and salary opportunity

    Cons

    Not much room for promotions

  8. "Account Executive"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at CBS full-time

    Pros

    Strong benefits package, not micromanaged

    Cons

    Competitive environment instead of supportive


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Awesome place to work"

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    Current Employee - Game Show Host in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Game Show Host in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CBS full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    free food, mini games, and showcase showdown.

    Cons

    not enough pets getting spayed and neutered.

    Advice to Management

    provide more bagels!


  10. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great area in midtown; good experience at a major network.

    Cons

    Un paid internship; no one went out of way to help interns.