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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Reviews

Updated 16 October 2014
Updated 16 October 2014
38 Reviews
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38 Reviews
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  1.  

    Great company, good atmosphere, but part of the company was made redundant

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    Former Employee - Trade Marketing Assistant in Madrid (Spain)
    Former Employee - Trade Marketing Assistant in Madrid (Spain)

    I worked at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    great people, great facilities with theatre inside the building

    Cons

    low salary for interns, lack of management strategy towards digital

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

    Pros

    keep employees for a long time.

    Cons

    keep employees for a long time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need to re-structure.

  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    No job security and little opportunity for growth

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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Burbank, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Burbank, CA (US)

    I worked at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Most of the people who work there are really smart and nice.

    Cons

    There is no rhyme or reason for how they promote people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When you are laying people off you may want to lay off some of the chiefs and keep a few Indians. Very top heavy organization and not enough support staff.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Mixed

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Life Balance - ok. People (depending on department) fun, nice and generally good. Salary - ok. Perks - ok.

    Cons

    Senior Management - concerned with bottom line and protecting their jobs. Poor communication. Punitive hostile behavior from some VP's and above. Culture - not great. Morale - poor. Promotions - forget it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would leave some advice, but I know they won't read it. And because one of the biggest issues is lack of communication. why bother.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Great place to work

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Burbank, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Analyst in Burbank, CA (US)

    I worked at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Access to the Warner Bros Lot, good atmosphere. Lots of perks when it comes to screenings, premiers, and theatrical releases.

    Cons

    Struggling industry with the increase in piracy and digital media.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Slow paced work environment. Spikes at times..but mostly easy going.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

    Pros

    Amazing exposure to a plethora of activities related to the entertainment industry. Nice people and wonderful office.

    Cons

    Not much really. Business is unable to keep pace with fast changing demands and hence slow to adapt to best practises

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Wonderful place to work.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burbank, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burbank, CA (US)

    I worked at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Competitive compensation and benefits.

    Cons

    Limited room for advancement depending on the area you are in. More emphasis on training and development of talent is needed.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Finance and Accounting = absolute insanity

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Burbank, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Burbank, CA (US)

    I worked at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The work is interesting and some of the employees are nice

    Cons

    Low pay. Constant issues with software and absolutely crazy co-workers. Most of the co-workers are friendly, but there are a few real nutjobs. One easy fix, would be random drug testing. My boss screamed at me for not correcting her errors fast enough? I heard she makes my replacement cry on a regular basis.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Drug testing! As much as I would dislike peeing into a cup, it would be worth it to get rid of some of the employees. Fix the accounting systems and process!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 3 people found this helpful  

    The absolute BEST place for mediocrity

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Work life balance - clock in 9 clock out 6
    Work is not very hard - mostly template filling type jobs
    Not too stressful - little accountability
    Easy to impress - do anything above average work.....people are impressed....

    Cons

    No diversity - white, male, above the age of 40....anyone else.....expect a triple paned glass ceiling
    Hyper-political - WB "claims" to be a kinder, gentler studio - not the case. Intrigue, backstabbing, across ALL levels.
    Don't expect to learn much
    If you are smart, prepared to have your ideas marginalized or stolen

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do you think it makes sense for strategy for a group of white, men, 40+ to be setting strategy/product direction for a world that is consuming your product digitally?

    There are VPs in the organization who barely show up to work, steal other people's work and pass it off as their own, know embarrassingly little about new media, and are general liabilities to the company - not addressing people/issues and tolerating this behavior is a reflection of Senior Management. It says that you condone this behavior and that getting ahead in this company has little to do with merit.....

    There is so much potential.......but cleaning house is imperative.....otherwise you are just building on a "house of cards". People are not loyal to you or your company because of this........

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    A Great Experience Overall

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    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful perks like discount DVD products, employee screening and good compensation package (esp. Pension).
    A fast-paced environment where you learn many valuable skills.
    Great team work and rapport.

    Cons

    It was stressful at times to deal with the demanding requests from the U.S. Headquarters office. (I worked at the Canadian Division)
    There isn't much work life balance as management.

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