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Walt Disney Company Reviews

Updated October 17, 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. "Stop and Check before you Start!"

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    Current Employee - Culinary/Trainer in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Culinary/Trainer in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Incentives, from benefits to passes, it could be worth wild.

    Cons

    management with in-proper training and lack of guidelines, giving Disney a bad reputation.

    Advice to Management

    Educate yourself or quit! You are either Disney quality or not! Stop destroying all the Disney has been known for!


  2. "It was decent"

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

    Pros

    being around other talented people
    it's disney!

    Cons

    corporate therefore big and bulky

  3. "Data Analytics, Intern"

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

    Pros

    Great Company and great working environment

    Cons

    Late work hours and Intense working schedule


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Great Place to work!"

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

    Pros

    Working with the guests. Making lasting memories. Disney.

    Cons

    The heat, and not enough breaks.

    Advice to Management

    Stay on top of the employees breaks. no one should have to go over three hours without shade.


  5. "golf course marshall"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Walt Disney Company part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    liked joband hours were fine

    Cons

    pay could have been a litt higher

    Advice to Management

    none


  6. "Store Operations Lead"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    lots of valuable experience in sales & customer service.

    Cons

    late nights, little work around for school schedule

    Advice to Management

    no


  7. "Global HR Ops"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Celebration, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Celebration, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Learned so much very organized program

    Cons

    Streamlined work, call center, strange hours

  8. "Great company with many opportunities."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst-Accounting & Finance Rotation Program in Burbank, CA
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst-Accounting & Finance Rotation Program in Burbank, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    In such a large company that has so many subsidiaries you well almost be guaranteed to find some pat of the company that is a good fit for you!

    Cons

    The only con would be too many friends wanting you to get them into the theme parks for free since that is one of your perks :)


  9. "Employee"

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    Former Employee - Cast Member
    Former Employee - Cast Member
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Free Park Tickets, Cast discounts, the holiday copoun book, nothing of actual value.

    Cons

    The job itself, no room for growth or development, poor management, awful pay.

    Advice to Management

    Treat workers with respect, assist where needed, stop viewing cast members as "labor probs."


  10. "Sr Brand Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people to work with and learn from. Awesome benefits if you have a family and are a big Disney fan.

    Cons

    Interactive division has layoffs every 6 months attributed to constant lack of direction from leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Have a clear vision. Innovate.


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