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Updated Jun 17, 2022

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Pros
  • "Great people to work with who give you a chance to see the ins and outs of the brand and the industry.(in 96 reviews)
  • "Great benefits and work environment(in 71 reviews)
  • "great work life balance and in perks(in 38 reviews)
  • "Great culture and fast paced environment(in 24 reviews)
  • "Good pay and great networking ability.(in 22 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Amazing work life balance plus free hbo max

    Jun 2, 2022 - Ballerina 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Hbo max is truly revolutionary, word.

    Cons

    Netflix is the worst ever.

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  2. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Its showbiz

    Jun 17, 2022 - Costume Production Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    You get to make television. Thats kinda fun sometimes.

    Cons

    Everything else is very bad. Will depend on your bosses if you will have a good day.

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Very well oiled

    Jun 2, 2022 - Director in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Work life Balance, tickets to shows, etc

    Cons

    Salary is usually at or slightly below market Noone really leaves; less chance for advancement

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great benefits at the time

    May 25, 2022 - Business Affairs Executive 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Great benefits Early casual Fridays during the summer

    Cons

    HR polices not enforced Turned blind eye to upper management behavior; running joke

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Good Job If You Can Get it

    May 25, 2022 - Writer 
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    Pros

    HBO is known the world over for its exceptional content. While shows can be hit or miss, their mission has remained the same, giving creators the tools and the space to realize their vision.

    Cons

    They won't employ you forever.

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  6. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Amazing culture

    May 4, 2022 - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The culture at HBO was amazing.

    Cons

    After the merger with AT&T, the culture suffered a bit. Was also a bit difficult to get promoted.

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Overall exciting!

    May 15, 2022 - Administrative Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great and alright environment to work at.

    Cons

    Long hours and sometimes tiring.

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great place to work with the right team.

    Apr 27, 2022 - Associate Writer/Producer 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    WarnerMedia Benefits are generous, strong community focus with the work of business resource groups, socially conscious.

    Cons

    The merger with Discovery has become tumultuous and concerning as it conflicts with WarnerMedia/HBO's existent culture.

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  9. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Great place to work

    Apr 19, 2022 - Director 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Family friendly employee friends treats you like a part of the decision making team

    Cons

    No down sides except ATT

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Financial Analyst

    Apr 14, 2022 - Financial Analyst 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good pay, not micro-managed, great bosses, nice co-workers

    Cons

    None that I can think of

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HBO Reviews FAQs

HBO has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 784 reviews left anonymously by employees. 80% of employees would recommend working at HBO to a friend and 68% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 6% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, HBO employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at HBO. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

80% of HBO employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated HBO 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.0 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at HBO to be culture, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, management, career development.

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