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"Great, so far!"

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Current Employee - Senior Manager, Packaging in El Segundo, CA
Current Employee - Senior Manager, Packaging in El Segundo, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

People and work life balance are great!

Cons

Creative culture could improve -

Advice to Management

Know what is happening below your level.

Other Employee Reviews for Mattel

  1. "great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Mattel (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    the people are amazingly talented.

    Cons

    I can't really think of many negatives about working there!


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    "Great people increasingly undermined by not great leadership"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Segundo, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Segundo, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Mattel full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Robust, iconic content, some amazing people and performers, can be a fun environment. Very good benefits.

    Cons

    Increasingly political, out of touch and vindictive leadership, high pressure, unrealistic expectations by people because they can, not because it is necessary. Depending on the group you're in, room for advancement can be limited (though good benefits help offset that).

    Advice to Management

    Value the people who have committed years of energy, intelligence and dedication to your company and who are top performers. Right now you do not do so. Also stop being so incredibly short-sighted in terms of business cycles. You do not need an unrealistically high return every single quarter, you need to perform well over time.

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