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NBCUniversal Orlando Reviews

Updated June 29, 2017
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  • Work/Life balance not supported (in 48 reviews)

  • extremely long hours, hard to move up (in 84 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Worth the benefitd"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at NBCUniversal full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I love the benefits, not just free entry to park, but they care about the morale of their employees

    Cons

    Too hot during the summer, schedules are ridiculous sometimes

    Advice to Management

    Possible

    NBCUniversal Response

    Jul 10, 2017 – Talent Branding Specialist

    Hi there, thanks for leaving this review! We're happy to see that you're having a great time at NBCUniversal. We believe that our employees are what make this company special, and the perks aren't... More


  2. "Lacking Direction"

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    Former Employee - Sales Counselor in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Counselor in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at NBCUniversal full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Free Park Admission for yourself, with 3 additional tickets for friends/family given every 3 months, Medical Benefits for Full-time Employees

    Cons

    Terrible Pay, Thick Political Red-Tape, Price Increases, Glass Ceiling, Unhealthy Work Environment, Attendance Point System

    Advice to Management

    Get on the same page with other departments, have a cohesive vision, work TOGETHER

  3. "Universal Creative Intern"

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    Former Intern - Universal Creative in Orlando, FL
    Former Intern - Universal Creative in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Culture
    Very laid back atmosphere

    Cons

    Can be a bit too laid back at times


  4. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Technical Coordinator in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Technical Coordinator in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun, friendly environment. Coworkers make you feel like friends.

    Cons

    Like any other job, there are people who don't buy into the project/do the minimum. Here, these people overstay their welcome.

    NBCUniversal Response

    Feb 7, 2017 – Talent Branding Specialist

    Hi there -

    Thanks for leaving this review. We're glad to see you love our work culture and environment. We encourage a community atmosphere so we're glad to see you enjoy working with your team... More


  5. Helpful (1)

    "It's Ok"

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    Former Employee - Customer Care Specialist in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Customer Care Specialist in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NBCUniversal full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, decent hours, cafeteria, vacation days, sick days

    Cons

    Employers lack empathy, hours of sitting with no reprieve, bad hierarchy

    Advice to Management

    Learn the job we do to get better insight.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Sales Counselor"

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    Former Employee - Sales Counselor in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Counselor in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NBCUniversal (More than a year)

    Pros

    The benefits you have are awesome!!!

    Cons

    Working in a call center for an amusement park/hospitality, work schedules are never the same. And it's rare you get a holiday off

    Advice to Management

    Rotate holiday shifts between your team members.

    NBCUniversal Response

    Sep 28, 2016 – Talent Branding Specialist

    Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you enjoy the benefits. Here at NBCUniversal we really care about each individual employee. We are sorry you have some complications with your schedule... More


  7. "Technical Manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Technical Project Manager in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Project Manager in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at NBCUniversal full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Creative, open, easy going work environment

    Cons

    Projects demand a lot of time and personal resource. Insufficient staffing.

    Advice to Management

    Universal likes to run a very lean ship. Sometimes it's too lean expecting the employees to devote large amounts of time. This create a very poor life work balance which they often promote. I feel this promotion of work life balance is just words with no real intention to deliver.

    NBCUniversal Response

    Jun 30, 2016 – Talent Branding Specialist

    Thank you for expressing this concern! We never want our employees to feel overwhelmed. NBCUniversal's goal is to provide employees with resources that will allow them to take time for themselves. If... More

  8. "Average"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, great team, decent environment, excellent (but really heavy) laptops.

    Cons

    Requirements gathering and developing are almost always in the same sprint.

    Advice to Management

    Get to know your team.You hired the best; use their strengths.


  9. "Vacation Planner"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great place and good benefits

    Cons

    upper management but team leads are very good at their job, sometimes.

    Advice to Management

    listen


  10. "Very good"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NBCUniversal (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    This employer takes care of their employees. Great benefits and pay.

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of


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