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Walt Disney Company Reviews

Updated August 22, 2017
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Pros
  • Great work life balance, excellent benefits, good office location (in 98 reviews)

  • Great benefits for families of full-time employees (in 142 reviews)

Cons
  • It can be difficult to manage work/life balance (in 63 reviews)

  • Long hours, large amount of managers (in 134 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (3)

    "Great company to work for !"

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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

    - Some of the best people in the industry and passionate
    - Good technology and in certain cases of course "best in class" / "envelope pushing"
    - Room to make a difference
    - Management cares about the employees
    - Pretty good bonuses
    - Management solicits feedback/ideas to make the studios even better
    - Pride of work and for the final product (wholesome, healthy, family oriented entertainment)
    - Great company events
    - Perks like Disneyland passes for family etc
    - People treat each other with respect, care+compassion
    - Team oriented work ethic
    - Interesting workflows to explore, understand and learn from while working at the company
    - Good work-life balance

    Cons

    Can't think of too many; esp if you are go getter and make a significant difference, you should also see recognition and title progress. People appreciate the impact you make.

    Advice to Management

    (Thumbs up) -- please keep up the great work and the awesome culture going and improving (the latter, only coz in life with anything "we can always do better"); and Thank you for everything ! Please always continue to produce outstanding products/stories, "working from the heart and genuine passion" and continue pushing the tech envelope. Consumers/guests recognize, understand and appreciate your products/experiences crafted with love, care, quality and just the right touch of surprise factor + freshness + tech + great innovation -- and they keep coming back for more and for-ever.


  2. "Wonderful."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company part-time

    Pros

    Excellent and supportive environment, fun.

    Cons

    Pay is good but not great, hours can be difficult to get.

  3. "Network, network, network!"

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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 part-time

    Pros

    Offers great opportunities for advancement throughout most fields.

    Cons

    Management on the operational level can be poor.


  4. "Video Editor"

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    Current Employee - Video Editor in Burbank, CA
    Current Employee - Video Editor in Burbank, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, good people, and good hours.

    Cons

    No discount on buying stock options


  5. "Great place and benefits"

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

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

    Pros

    The company has some really extremely talented and passionate employees. Benefits are great.

    Cons

    Depends on the division of the company but upward movement of career is hard to get unless you land in a division that makes lots of revenue

    Advice to Management

    Be open to taking a chance on employees who are looking to move up, they may not be the perfect fit but eager employees are willing to work hard and learn to fill the roles they are seeking.


  6. "This Company is Incredible!"

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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 part-time

    Pros

    The training and benefits are fantastic

    Cons

    There are not any cons

    Advice to Management

    keep up what you are doing.


  7. "Great company and amazing perks"

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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

    Free entrance into the parks, 20% cast discount and 40% holiday discount

    Cons

    long hours, the pay isn't that great

  8. "Guest Experience Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great coworkers to work with, good benefits

    Cons

    you have to work holidays


  9. "monorail ops"

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

    Pros

    lots of hours, AMAZING co workers, lots of fun

    Cons

    weird hours, trains suck lol


  10. "Attractions Operations"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful perks and room for growth

    Cons

    Dealing with holiday park hours can be challenging


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