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Walt Disney Company Reviews

Updated September 21, 2018
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  • "Work life balance can be compromised at certain times of the year when deadlines are near" (in 82 reviews)

  • "Long hours working for the company" (in 177 reviews)

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  1. "Extremely Fun Environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time

    Pros

    Met and worked with some of the friendliest and happiest people ever! This was a great experience and I loved being able to work in such a magical place. Great community and culture.

    Cons

    Work could be very busy at times with low hourly rates.


  2. "various positions"

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    Former Employee - Various in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Various in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The people are great to work with. Employees love working for WDC. Get to meet people from all over the world. Great benefits. Get to go to the parks.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

  3. "Cast Member"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burbank, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burbank, CA

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

    Pros

    Perks, Cast, Free Tickets, People

    Cons

    Commute, Hours, Work flow, Leadership


  4. "College Program"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    This program was the best as you learn a lot

    Cons

    Late night hours, and sometimes extensive


  5. "Big name company with good benefit, OK compensation and long hours"

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    Current Employee - Internal Audit Manager in Glendale, CA
    Current Employee - Internal Audit Manager in Glendale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Well known company, good exposure on the job to a lot of different line of businesses, leadership has eyes set on the future of the M&E industry.

    Cons

    Long hours, very demanding department leadership. Sometimes the company feels too big to wrap your head around.

    Advice to Management

    More transparency with employees with regards to organizational changes.


  6. "Dishsteward"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Anaheim, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Anaheim, CA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Good hours awesome benefits nice people

    Cons

    Often work late hours most weeks


  7. "Casting Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time

    Pros

    Friendly, Organized, Teamwork, Fun, Professional

    Cons

    Administrative. Slow, Tough, Long Hours, Time Management

  8. "RGSM"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time

    Pros

    Benefits of the park admission, food, hotel, and merchandise discount

    Cons

    Long hours, working with a union


  9. "Concierge"

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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

    Great benefits, room to grow in the company, excellent training, free park admission

    Cons

    Pay could be better, but still okay


  10. "Shiny front side dull back side"

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    Current Employee - Engineering Service Manager in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Engineering Service Manager in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Standards are clear, perks such as park access, not overly stressful

    Cons

    On boarding for management position could improve. Politics require navigating.


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