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ViacomCBS Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Dec 16, 2019

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3.7
72%
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ViacomCBS President & CEO Robert Bakish
Robert Bakish
292 Ratings
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  1. "Great place to work!"

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    Former Intern - Development Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ViacomCBS for less than a year

    Pros

    Gained experience Good work life balance Beautiful building

    Cons

    Fast paced Can have Long days

    ViacomCBS2019-09-01
  2. "A relaxing but slow workplace"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good work-life balance, people are friendly

    Cons

    Very hard to get promoted, a lot of politics

    ViacomCBS2019-12-17
  3. "Mixed Feelings"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Analyst in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ViacomCBS full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    benefits, PTO, 401K, work/life balance

    Cons

    office politics, no official performance review process, repetitive

    ViacomCBS2019-09-28
  4. "........"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern 

    I worked at ViacomCBS for less than a year

    Pros

    work life balance , good supervisor

    Cons

    intern get paid a little

    ViacomCBS2019-08-16
  5. "Great culture, political nightmare"

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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Hollywood, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ViacomCBS full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    some of the best people you will every meet. Management and co-workers who truly care about you as a person. Great work/life balance. Good pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Political nightmare. Process (or lack there of) is difficult to manage on a daily basis.

    Advice to Management

    Fix the problems you already have before bringing on new ones.

    ViacomCBS2019-08-20
  6. "Good Experience"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ViacomCBS full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work-life balance, friendly people, good benefits

    Cons

    Salary is not competitive. Not a lot of internal advancement opportunities.

    ViacomCBS2019-08-05
  7. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing work life balance. Great Perks with a lot of activity throughout the year.

    Cons

    Change is tough and sometimes not welcomed. Old ways tend to stick around.

    ViacomCBS2019-07-09
  8. Helpful (7)

    "Don’t Walk, but RUN Away from Viacom!!!"

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    Former Employee - Ad Sales Research in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ViacomCBS full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    New research systems to learn Good place to start out in your career

    Cons

    -Low moral -Lack of work/life balance -Lack of clearly defined job functions -Disconnect in compensation & job function -Low pay in comparison to competitors -Blatant nepotism within the department -Lack of growth opportunities for those not in the ‘in’ crowd -Lack of clear departmental vision- too much trying to look busy to prove team value -No development of more technical analytics skills -Old school ways of thinking and operations that stifle creativity and development -No encouragement of educational progression outside of work, or bosses trying to stop those from furthering their education -‘Everyone wants to be a chief’ mentality -No replacement of team members for certain teams

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    Advice to Management

    Have a clearer vision of the department Develop people instead of trying to look busy Clearly define roles and goals for individuals Do away with the group think mentality Arm individuals with the required skills in today’s market

    ViacomCBS2019-06-13
  9. "Senior Manager, Network Ad Sales Research"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ViacomCBS full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Constant change offers many learning opportunities

    Cons

    While I've managed to fight for a work-life balance, it's not something guaranteed.

    Advice to Management

    Offer actual performance reviews, take value in employees' leisure, and provide opportunities for growth

    ViacomCBS2019-04-18
  10. "Dream Job Status"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ViacomCBS full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work/life balance, fun and enthusiastic co-workers, ample creative freedom

    Cons

    Lack of upward mobility and benefits for perma-lance positions despite tenure.

    ViacomCBS2019-03-02
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