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Found 631 of over 817 reviews
4.1
74% Recommend to a Friend
77% Approve of CEO

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4.1
74%
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77%
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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 101 reviews)
  • "Great benefits and work environment(in 63 reviews)
  • "great work life balance and in perks(in 38 reviews)
  • "Great culture and fast paced environment(in 33 reviews)
  • "Good pay and great networking ability.(in 24 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Incredible

    Oct 13, 2022 - Executive Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great place to work, everyone really cares and is proud of the work they do.

    Cons

    Work life balance can be tough, especially when shows are delivering.

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  2. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    AT&T and Discovery Led to HBO Demise

    Oct 17, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Exciting to be a part of an iconic brand

    Cons

    Poor, immature leadership with no clue of how to empower employees. The female leaders are the absolute worst. Age discrimination is prevalent.

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee

    good

    Oct 3, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    great, good company friendly co-worker

    Cons

    i didnt experience any cons at the moment

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  5. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Post-Discovery Decline

    Oct 28, 2022 - Associate Manager in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Decent pay Fun team Work-life balance

    Cons

    Questionable upper management Slow decision making and lack of direction from senior leadership Lack of diversity at upper levels

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great place to work.

    Sep 11, 2022 - Accounting 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    HBO is a great place to work. Great culture and I feel valued at this company.

    Cons

    Do not have any cons.

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Learned a lot

    Oct 24, 2022 - Communications 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    top content and extremely brilliant colleagues

    Cons

    Work life balance and opportunities for advancement

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Really great

    Oct 13, 2022 - Internship in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Strong leadership and great collaboration

    Cons

    Not a lot of free time

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Anymore mergers?

    Oct 13, 2022 - Media Asset Specialist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    People are great, Management is ok, Great work environment

    Cons

    Job security is terrible Very Corporate now

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  10. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Great Content

    Oct 6, 2022 - Executive Admin. Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    You get to work on cool projects.

    Cons

    Low upward mobility and little to no work life balance.

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  11. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great company with supportive managers

    Aug 17, 2022 - Senior Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Growth & learning opportunities, flexible teams and work/life balance

    Cons

    Uncertainties surrounding job security with Discovery+ merger

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HBO has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 817 reviews left anonymously by employees. 74% of employees would recommend working at HBO to a friend and 56% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, HBO employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at HBO. This rating has decreased by -6% over the last 12 months.

74% 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, 3.9 for culture and values and 3.6 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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