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Walt Disney Company Reviews

Updated October 19, 2017
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  • It can be difficult to manage work/life balance (in 66 reviews)

  • many people working terribly long hours without proper compensation b/c understaffed (in 139 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company as an intern

    Pros

    Staff was great fun place to work!

    Cons

    Doesn't not pay very well


  2. "Happy, but not always happiest, place"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Burbank, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Burbank, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Powerful brand and content/products you can believe in
    - Generally good business direction
    - Relationship-oriented and collaborative (can also be a con)
    - Smart people who care and are passionate (mostly)

    Cons

    - High bureaucracy and red tape in some areas; not very entrepreneurial
    - People leadership is highly variable; don't always practice what is preached
    - Relationship-oriented business can create lots of barriers and insularity
    - Upward career mobility is limited, even with size of company

    Advice to Management

    Find ways to enable people to make broader decisions. Hold leaders accountable to the culture the organization purports to have.

  3. "Electrician"

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    Current Employee - Electrical Supervisor in Little Africa, SC
    Current Employee - Electrical Supervisor in Little Africa, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    I like to gain some experience with Disney in Electrical field.
    I am self motivivated and hardware.My presence in Disney will increanse good service and better maintenance for disney production

    Cons

    able to work as team ,good team leader.
    Can works under pression,and easy to find the solution without the superior.
    Can protect the company policy

    Advice to Management

    Can manange the crew and protect the personel for the safety issue.
    Like to respect the deadline for work ,and can report to the manager the feedback and the progress for the job.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Very Happy"

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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

    Benefits and prestige are second to none.

    Cons

    Wages can be fairly low.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Accepted Offer and Current Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Finance Licensing in Glendale, CA
    Current Employee - Finance Licensing in Glendale, CA

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company part-time

    Pros

    Only job Ive ever had toys in my desk
    Stress-free environment.
    Perks like free movie showings, free Disney books.

    Cons

    Theres no rewarding of hard work.
    Very slow career development opportunities.
    Pay is not competitive.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure your employees are happy! Managers need to appreciate their employees.


  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 part-time

    Pros

    Great company culture, lost of engaging opportunities.

    Cons

    Very competitive to get into.


  7. "hostest"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time

    Pros

    nice good fun exciting healthy

    Cons

    nothnig really bad for working here

  8. "Amazing internship opportunities"

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    Current Intern - Custodial in Anaheim, CA
    Current Intern - Custodial in Anaheim, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Completing an internship is a great way to get your foot in the door with the company. Housing is provided, you are part of a union, and you receive the same benefits as full-time cast members.

    Cons

    Strong possibility of being scheduled to work on holidays


  9. "College Program"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company as an intern

    Pros

    good opportunities for job growth

    Cons

    pay, benefits for full time interns,


  10. "Employee for 3 years"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company part-time

    Pros

    The work environment is friendly

    Cons

    Some management can be rude


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