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Updated October 5, 2017
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  • Not much room for growth within the company (in 9 reviews)

  • Highly political atmosphere, huge approval process, no upward mobility (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at HBO full-time

    Pros

    I enjoy working with experience co-workers who truly want to make great products that impact our customers in positive ways. A culture of good conversation and ability to find a path and move forward.

    Cons

    Large company issues can be hard to navigate at times, yet the support exists to tackle any problem.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to support individuals and teams in accomplishing work so that forward progress can be continued.


  2. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Intern - Intern in New York, NY
    Current Intern - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HBO as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    HBO has an incredibly positive work environment, and the company puts together several events for their employees every week. The culture is inclusive and friendly.

    Cons

    I honestly can't think of any cons.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work.

  3. "HBO internship program"

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    Former Intern - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HBO as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture! Interesting work and very fun internship program

    Cons

    Slow to change company, a bit set in its ways


  4. "Loved It!!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HBO full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work. You work hard, but they do fun activities to keep everyone happy!

    Cons

    The only con is it is located in Santa Monica so the traffic was awful!

    Advice to Management

    Keep on keeping on.


  5. "Great company culture!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Monica, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great friendly colleagues, good culture and ways to get involved, benefits package.

    Cons

    Lack of room for growth for lower level employees.


  6. "Programming Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HBO as an intern

    Pros

    Top tier talent and the staff are so talented

    Cons

    There isn't much diversity in programming


  7. "IT Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HBO full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, talented team, awesome brand

    Cons

    Lately the mentality has been to cut cost and money over talent.

    Advice to Management

    It's not always about the bottom-line.

  8. "Great Employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Monica, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at HBO full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Decent culture. Above average benefits.

    Cons

    Needs more diversity in employees and programming.

    Advice to Management

    Must stay in touch with popular culture to stay competitive.


  9. "Assistant at HBO"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HBO full-time

    Pros

    Respectful colleagues and stimulating work environment.

    Cons

    Not a lot of room for upward mobility


  10. "VP"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HBO full-time

    Pros

    Amazing Company with excellent benefits

    Cons

    Can be slow to get things done


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