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Updated August 12, 2018
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Universal Studios Vice Chairman, NBCUniversal Ron Meyer
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  • "Long hours that frequently change" (in 30 reviews)

  • "Demanding schedule, difficulty moving to full-time work" (in 21 reviews)

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  1. "Love working at Universal Studio"

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

    I have been working at Universal Studios full-time

    Pros

    I love movies and I get to contribute in a small and removed way.

    Cons

    The took away our privilege of using the golf cart. ugh..


  2. "Great Company, bad pay for company progression"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Universal Studios full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits, plenty of opportunities

    Cons

    Salary through promotions never gets better than 20%

  3. "Good part-time work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Friendly co-workers, interesting work, unique environment

    Cons

    Demanding schedule, difficulty moving to full-time work


  4. "Good times and stuff"

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    Former Employee - Seasonal Supervisor in Universal City, CA
    Former Employee - Seasonal Supervisor in Universal City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Universal Studios part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Worked at a theme park, that was cool. Fun events, stuff like that

    Cons

    Point attendance system hard to manage

    Advice to Management

    Nothing, keep on keepin on errybody.


  5. "Strictly Alright"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Universal Studios part-time

    Pros

    Free theme park admission only in LA

    Cons

    Attendance policy is terrible and there is so much favoritism at work. The ONLY way to promote


  6. "Security Officer"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Orlando, FL
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, assistance with health and school

    Cons

    communication with management, favoritism is very high here


  7. "Bartender"

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    Former Employee - Bartender in Universal City, CA
    Former Employee - Bartender in Universal City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay
    Great Benefit
    Great Team
    Great Work life balance
    Amazing company

    Cons

    Some management politics
    well thats the major issue we have

  8. "Ride operator"

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

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

    Pros

    Hardworking and friendly employees with helpful and understanding supervisors

    Cons

    Tough to move up because it's seniority based.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work! Keep motivation high!


  9. "Attractions Attendent Trainer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Universal Studios full-time

    Pros

    Flexible
    Paid Holidays
    PTO
    Easy Hours
    Recognize for years of service

    Cons

    Not getting paid enough

    Advice to Management

    Do background checks


  10. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Universal Studios part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Tickets, good people, large company

    Cons

    Long periods of standing, cleaning, no set schedules


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