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Walt Disney Company Reviews

Updated March 24, 2019
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  • "Difficult to strike for work-life balance as headcount was stringent" (in 91 reviews)

  • "Not enough pay long hours frustraded guest" (in 198 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (4)

    "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burbank, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burbank, CA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Great Pay, Paid holidays and Vacation

    Cons

    Alot of overtime, not enough staff


  2. "Hard work in the happiest place on earth"

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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 (More than a year)

    Pros

    Networking , Free park entry, Education opportunities, Room for growth, Recognition

    Cons

    Long hours, low pay, managers not always fair

  3. "Distinctly Disney"

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time

    Pros

    People, name recognition, great work/life balance, park admission and other discounts, film screenings, Disney heritage

    Cons

    Every time Disney buys another company our benefits take a small hit (more block out dates)


  4. "Photopass Photographer Review"

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    Former Employee - Photographer in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Photographer in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working with the people was amazing. You are able to capture memories and make the most of your day.

    Cons

    It is some days exhausting. Standing out in the sun all day will quickly lead to dehydration. Be ready to be on your feet and take care of your body.


  5. "Love it"

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    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager

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

    Pros

    Great company and great benefits

    Cons

    I have no idea who my HR person is.


  6. "Career Advancement"

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    Current Employee - Guest Experience Manager
    Current Employee - Guest Experience Manager

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time

    Pros

    Work environment is very respectful, Vacation time is generous

    Cons

    Company believes in working for years before being considered for a promotion


  7. "NA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time

    Pros

    Location is in Los Angeles

    Cons

    Less tech oriented particularly in software development

  8. "DAS is a great sales org"

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

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Selling the best brands in the world including ESPN , Disney Channels and ABC

    Cons

    Older org so a bit slower to innovate


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good coworkers, but management is totally clueless"

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    Former Employee - Cast Member in Anaheim, CA
    Former Employee - Cast Member in Anaheim, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walt Disney Company part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Meeting great people, making days, decent hours

    Cons

    Management doesn’t have your back, low wages, hypocrisy

    Advice to Management

    Have your cast members backs. Stop trying to control them when they’re not at work, you’re not their mother.


  10. "Working as a server at Disney world"

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

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, good money, good management, benefits

    Cons

    Scheduled 1-2 days a week, poor management, bad locations mean bad tips