Playboy Reviews

Updated Mar 5, 2021

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74%
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Ben Kohn
30 Ratings
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  • "Upper management has no idea what they are doing(in 7 reviews)

  • "Poor long term vision, seems like senior management wants to come in and live the playboy life instead of making sound decisions(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Nothing"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cyber Security Specialist in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Playboy full-time

    Pros

    I like everything, everything sounds good

    Cons

    Nothing to dislike, shift timing, Travelling

  2. "Great launching pad for your career"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Playboy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great work colleagues! Awesome office space.

    Cons

    Raises and bonuses are extremely minimal, if at all, no matter how hard you work. Advice to anybody in the negotiation stage of a job offer at Playboy: fight hard for your base salary.


  3. "Cool company to work for even though quality editorial content is a thing of the past"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Playboy full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Relaxed environment, great office space, weekly catering

    Cons

    Current management seems to have lost all interest in editorial content. Definitely not the classic Playboy anymore.

  4. "A creative work environment"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Producer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Playboy full-time

    Pros

    Creative freedom to grow and try new techniques.

    Cons

    Limited range of subject matter constrained by expectations of audience

  5. Helpful (4)

    "Playboy - customer service"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Playboy full-time

    Pros

    free lunches, great culture within employees in office, ways to move up internally

    Cons

    no benefits, no remote work

  6. Helpful (8)

    "Toxic Company"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Graphic Designer in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Playboy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Historically rebellious unique magazine for the past 67 years.

    Cons

    Very toxic work environment, very unexperienced employees in managerial positions, unhelpful HR department, no work-life balance, hypocritical and not a team oriented at all company, dog eat dog culture, unnecessary drama on a daily basis. Overall, the worst job I've ever had.

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  7. Helpful (24)

    "Overall a great place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Accountant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Playboy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun place to work. Great environment. Challenging but rewarding.

    Cons

    Older systems create inefficiencies in preparing closes

  8. Helpful (12)

    "Former Employee"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Playboy full-time

    Pros

    Creative environment, flexibility, parties, great people

    Cons

    Loss of soul and history

  9. Helpful (3)

    "Personal driver for the girls"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Driver in Woodland Hills, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Playboy full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good money, convenient, good atmosphere , good things to look at during the day very helpful in all ways

    Cons

    I don't see any at this time

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  10. Helpful (2)

    "Professional and Productive"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Beverly Hills, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Playboy full-time

    Pros

    Very professional workplace.

    Cons

    Product has a built in perception which is not necessarily true.

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