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Walt Disney Company Reviews

Updated September 22, 2017
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  • It can be difficult to manage work/life balance (in 66 reviews)

  • Doing long hours and crowded bathrooms (in 137 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Financial Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walt Disney Company part-time

    Pros

    The best is being able to go to Disneyland and their great benefits.

    Cons

    I didn't have any cons.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Statistical Associate"

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

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time

    Pros

    Great perks, very flexible, inclusive environment

    Cons

    Pay is higher for other companies but culture is worth it

  3. "Integrated Producer"

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    Former Employee - Integrated Producer in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Integrated Producer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The work environment is great, the people are fun and the pay is ok.

    Cons

    The work stress is too much and the boss is a hole. No one like him and I am not sure why they still keep him around.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of him.. you know who "he" is.


  4. "Great place to work"

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

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time

    Pros

    Disney is a great place to work with an endless array of people to network with and learn from.

    Cons

    Depending on your team/office, can be hard to secure a permanent full-time position. Lots of people temp for a long time.


  5. "Guest Experience Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Meeting new Guests who might be experiencing Disney for the first time each day
    More seasoned Cast are there for fun, not money or advancement. Making work more fun and interesting

    Cons

    Incredibly difficult to move up from Coordinator position
    Feels like at times just viewed as a number, not as a person
    Sometimes can be difficult to be heard by upper management


  6. "Great Company"

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

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time

    Pros

    Lots of autonomy and great opportunities for networking.

    Cons

    Not a lot of room for advancement.

    Advice to Management

    More transparency and one-on-one


  7. "fun place to work"

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    Current Employee - Photographer in Lake Buena Vista, FL
    Current Employee - Photographer in Lake Buena Vista, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    fun place to work, benefits are good..

    Cons

    pay pay pay pay pay

    Advice to Management

    better pay

  8. "Great Position for Young People"

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

    Pros

    Fun environment, fun people, great on a resume for customer service.

    Cons

    You cannot sustain a livable wage working as a hourly employee at this company.


  9. "Supervisor"

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

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time

    Pros

    The benefits, the history of the Company, the people, the products and experiences we create.

    Cons

    Because it has become such a big company, some teams or management teams don´t have passion for the brand, just think of it as a business.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Quick service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    It was overall a hard job with hard people

    Cons

    it was overall a fun job with fun people


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