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"Great for work-life balance"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Discovery Communications full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Inclusive culture, lots of leeway for family obligations, open communication between depts

Cons

Very corporate, rah-rah about the brand, yes--man to leadership

Advice to Management

Encourage and reward those who challenge the status quo.

Other Employee Reviews for Discovery Communications

  1. "Good resumé builder, but long hours"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Graphic Designer in Silver Spring, MD
    Former Contractor - Graphic Designer in Silver Spring, MD

    I worked at Discovery Communications as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Design was creative, various project opportunities, people were mostly friendly

    Cons

    management was top-down. a lot of pressure. designers were very competitive with one another for permanent positions within the Creative department.

    Advice to Management

    work better in teams.


  2. "Decent work experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contracts Manager in Silver Spring, MD
    Former Employee - Contracts Manager in Silver Spring, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Discovery Communications full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Plenty of people to find mentor ship in

    Cons

    Managers don't have management skills

    Advice to Management

    Train managers before they have direct reports

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