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Updated February 16, 2018
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Pros
  • Good work life balance & travel (in 61 reviews)

  • Has a very relaxed work environment (in 74 reviews)

Cons
  • work life balance depends on the group (in 18 reviews)

  • Times Square location can be annoying (in 31 reviews)

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  1. "So far a really great place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great balance, management that I feel like I can communicate openly and honestly with. Flexibility. Nice people. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Salaries are on the low side.


  2. "Viacom"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great work atmosphere and excellent benefits

    Cons

    There are no cons at all!

  3. "Wonderful place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Casual atmosphere and great management

    Cons

    No cons a great place and great people

    Advice to Management

    None


  4. "Incredible People"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Viacom part-time

    Pros

    People are not only friendly, but really go out of their way to help you with anything that you need. I love my team, they have supported me in every way regarding my personal life and career. They have a great work/life balance, especially with Summer Fridays.

    Cons

    Getting a full time offer is difficult.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Fast-paced exciting work environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great company culture and values. There is a lot of room for growth and networking.

    Cons

    Low salary and decent benefits


  6. "Big company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Large company, a lot of resources, events, cafeteria perks

    Cons

    Hard to build strong one on one relationship, must be outgoing and not shy


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Work Hard, Play Hard... Always as a Team"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun Environment, Office Atmosphere, Company Culture, Leader in the industry

    Cons

    Political, Going through lots of changes, difficult to get promoted internally

    Advice to Management

    Promote Internally and offer competitive salaries

  8. "Best internship I have had"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great company, passionate, willing to teach you the ins and outs of the company

    Cons

    10am start, would have preferred to be at work earlier


  9. "Diverse & inclusive workplace that provides the necessary challenge with adequate rewards."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President, IT (QA) in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President, IT (QA) in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Viacom full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Employee friendly & dynamic workplace

    Cons

    Nothing different from what most large companies offer. But I feel there's not much diversity as you move up the ladder.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on talent retention


  10. "Extremely pleasant and satisfying. I loved working with my co-workers."

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The executives are extremely friendly and everyone works in a group effort. Fast paced environment that never seems to stop. There is always something exciting going on.

    Cons

    Could not work more than 30 hours a week, there was a lot of opportunity to grow and not being there made me miss out on things.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing.


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