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Mattel CEO and Director Bryan G. Stockton
Bryan G. Stockton
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    Used to be a good company to work for. Recent decline in sales has left everyone paranoid and depressed.

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    Former Employee - Director of Marketing in El Segundo, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Director of Marketing in El Segundo, CA (US)

    I worked at Mattel full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Half day fridays. Smart colleagues. Great salary and bonus.

    Cons

    Very competitive. A lot like Survivor. Hard to know who to trust. You can easily languish for years without a promotion and just as easily be cut at the first downturn in sales. Not a very loyal company. I've seen really good people let go for no reason and a lot of bad people stay because of their alliances.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to care about your employees as much as you care about yourself. Self-preservation should not be your number 1 goal.

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Mattel Interviews

Updated 7 Sep 2014
Updated 7 Sep 2014

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    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Mattel.

    Interview Details

    Applied through college campus. I was contacted for an interview on campus. If they want to proceed further, there will be a phone interview with a manager and then on-site interview. Interviewers are nice and ask basic interview questions.

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Mattel Awards and Accolades

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100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2012
100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2010
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Website www.mattel.com
Headquarters El Segundo, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1945
Type Company - Public (MAT)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue £10+ billion (GBP) per year

The Mattel family of companies (Nasdaq: MAT) is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products. Mattel’s portfolio of best-selling brands includes Barbie®, the most popular fashion doll ever produced, Hot Wheels®, Monster High®, American Girl®, Thomas & Friends® and Fisher-Price® brands, including Little People® and Power Wheels... More

Mission: At Mattel, our vision is “Creating the Future of Play”. We strive to achieve this vision primarily through our creative and enthusiastic employees who DARE to be... More

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