National Geographic - Amazing place to work, room for improvement | Glassdoor
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"Amazing place to work, room for improvement"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Director in Washington, DC
Current Employee - Director in Washington, DC
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at National Geographic full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Inspiring mission, smart people, invigorating environment

Cons

difficult to work across silos, territorial at times, many senior leaders lack leadership skills

Advice to Management

make leadership a priority, implement performance evaluations, focus on developing metrics for our work and kill programs that are ineffective of off mission

Other Employee Reviews for National Geographic

  1. "A great brand, poor management"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Front-End Developer in Washington, DC
    Current Contractor - Front-End Developer in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at National Geographic as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    * extremely flexible work-life balance
    * very favorable terms
    * great people

    Cons

    * poor management decisions
    * a lot of politics and people debt
    * struggling to adapt


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Coordinating Producer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Coordinating Producer in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Coordinating Producer in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work at. You get to meet amazing people, and attend fabulous events.
    Very relaxed atmosphere.

    Cons

    It is really hard to move up.


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