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"Par for the coarse"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in East Aurora, NY
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in East Aurora, NY
Approves of CEO

Pros

Fun to make toys for a living
Friendly atmosphere
Pay is generally good for those who deserve it
Training offered is good

Cons

Political types get ahead quickly
Too often hire from the studios
Getting very top heavy. More and more VP's and less worker bees

Advice to Management

Recognize strategic value of IT and don't treet as a body shop. Be careful in promoting those who are political and focus only on those who produce.

Other Employee Reviews for Mattel

  1. "Excellent work life balance, slow career growth"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in El Segundo, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in El Segundo, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Outstanding People
    Great work life balance
    Not a sweatshop
    Smart employees

    Cons

    Slow and limited career growth
    Mature company

    Advice to Management

    focus on employee growth


  2. "Over all good, could be improved."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Segundo, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Segundo, CA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good, causal, fun work environment. Decent location, nice headquarters, good cafeteria, and good employee discount. Great design team and opportunity to think creatively most of the time.

    Cons

    The higher ups changing their minds constantly and creating more work for employees and in turn making it sometimes difficult to make and meet deadlines.

    Advice to Management

    To communicate clearly what is the direction and sticking to it. To much politics involve sometimes, make it frustrating for employees to work productively.


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