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Viacom 18 Reviews

Updated April 9, 2018
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  • There are long working hours with no incentives (in 8 reviews)

  • Not much aside from the fact that there's no healthy work-life balance as in most media jobs (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Multiplatform Technology Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    I worked closely with people at higher position of the team. The technologies used are highly advanced and the team was entertaining and motivating. All of them work closely with each other and they are all smart developers.

    Cons

    The salary offered is less than the market rate


  2. "Vibrant and Amazing Place to Work!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Director in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Viacom 18 full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing vibe, culture. Some of the best employee benefits we get to see. Extremely employee friendly.

    Cons

    Long hours and just too many things being done at the same time. Work-life balance takes a hit.

    Advice to Management

    Keep things simple and prioritize.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Less like company, more like family"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager, Publishing in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager, Publishing in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Viacom 18 full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible policies, understands an employee's needs, pays well, talent is appreciated unbiased

    Cons

    Their motto to keep employee first may give you withdrawal symptoms in other companies

    Advice to Management

    Even though Reliance is now parent company, please keep the vibe the same it used to be originally


  4. "Value Creation at V18"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Viacom 18 full-time

    Pros

    Work Culture, Senior Leadership, Superb HR

    Cons

    Dullness due to less work

    Advice to Management

    Provide good incentives to sales reps


  5. "Marketing executive"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Executive in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Marketing Executive in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Viacom 18 full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Competitive Salary
    - Comfortable environment to work
    - Great brands to work on
    - People who are really passionate about what they do
    - Best HR Practices in the industry, if not the country

    Cons

    - Considering its media marketing, there will always be instances where you have grueling work hours especially if you work for the events division
    - An unspoken Internal rivalry between divisions/functions but the CEO & HRT team have created initiatives to bring employees together

    Advice to Management

    - Continue doing what you are; I love the organization and wouldn't mind returning during my career


  6. "One of the best places to work at"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Viacom 18 full-time

    Pros

    culture is the biggest differentiator

    Cons

    Some bottlenecks exist at senior levels


  7. "Excellent learning experience and fun place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Viacom 18 full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Global company
    Multiple Genre of channels
    Fun workplace

    Cons

    Location is a bit difficult to reach whether driving or taking public transport. Highway is full of traffic and Andheri station is the worst in mumbai.

  8. "Great Work Culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Viacom 18 full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great colleagues to work with. Innovative organization churning out great quality content in broadcast and films space.

    Cons

    Slow growth rate within the company and limited appetite for taking risks.

    Advice to Management

    Try and be more flexible in terms of cross functional movement for employees across different business units


  9. "Digital Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Intern in Mumbai (India)

    Pros

    Good environment to learn and grow

    Cons

    Odd working hours. Difficult to get permanent position

    Advice to Management

    Nothing really. they were good people


  10. "Viacom 18 experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Viacom 18 full-time

    Pros

    Perks, great HR, good bonuses

    Cons

    Company politics, no freedom to implement own ideas, too much corporate restructuring all the time

    Advice to Management

    Be cool.


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