Warner Music
3.5 of 5 73 reviews
www.wmg.com New York, NY 1000 to 5000 Employees

Warner Music Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014

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Warner Music CEO Stephen F. Cooper

Stephen F. Cooper

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68% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Nice employees with many different interests which develop a unique work environment"
    in 7 reviews
  • "Everyone made me feel at ease and they were all willing to help me learn and answer any of the questions I had"
    in 3 reviews
Cons:
  • "No pay, but not a bad thing at all considering the experience and networking opportunities you are gaining"
    in 5 reviews
  • "Very low starting salaries make me hesitant to pursue full time employment here"
    in 3 reviews
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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Warner Music

ProsInternational, music industry, streaming priority

ConsI don t find any cons

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OK for some, wrong for me

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Warner Music

ProsReasonably relaxed environment, arts based company, nice colleagues, good pay (with market matching), reasonable benefits

ConsLong standard hours of business, unable to work from home, uk office is in a poor location - difficult to balance family commitments with working here.

Advice to Senior ManagementSuggest some shift working patterns - e.g. 8.30 to 5 and a 9.30 to 6 pattern.

Look at remote access options.

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The most rewarding internship I've ever had

International Marketing (Former Employee)
London, England

I worked at Warner Music as an intern for less than a year

ProsReally connected with everyone, was able to be extremely hands on, learned an incredible amount, very supportive work environment, really became a part of the family

ConsNo jobs available, employers were not extremely helpful when it came to helping find a new opportunity, going through a ton of changes at the moment and instability causes tension

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Warner Music

ProsFree lunch and dinner during close

ConsLong work hours, zero appreciation. Poor Upper Management

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Overall good experience

Technical Leader (Current Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I have been working at Warner Music full-time for more than 5 years

ProsEasy work atmosphere, good work life balance, friendly co-workers, survived the downturn level, transition to digital. Good transition from local to regional to global model and new management making new investments after years of cost cutting and downsizing. The core values have remained the same and overall employee friendly policies and lot of trust and empowerment despite limited career growth

Conschange of ownership and managements several times, too many cuts and depleted workforce, pessimism on future, politics. Outlook has remained grim for more than a decade

Advice to Senior Managementsynergy across business units, career path and growth opportunities

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Summer Intern (Former Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I worked at Warner Music as an intern for less than a year

ProsYou're interning at the top of the industry and are able to learn whatever you want if you put the effort in. You will get out of the experience as much as you put into it. Great culture.

ConsNo pay, but not a bad thing at all considering the experience and networking opportunities you are gaining. It's the music industry, so no pay for interns should be expected.

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great experience, good name on resume

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Warner Music as an intern

ProsName looks good on resume, got experience doing very specialized tasks

ConsShort time period, constant change of staff

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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What's next?

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Warner Music full-time

ProsVery nice people, good work hours, fun environment

ConsNot sure where the company is headed, pay is light

Advice to Senior ManagementWow us

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Needs more attention

Public Relations Intern (Current Employee)
Nashville, TN (US)

I have been working at Warner Music as an intern for less than a year

ProsWe got to attend some fun events that WMNashvile set for their artists for free!

ConsI barely saw my supervisors during my internship. They were always out of the office and they did not give clear instructions on how to do a project. When we finished the project and turned it in, they scrutinized us for doing it completely wrong and had no mercy.

Advice to Senior ManagementIf you want something done a certain way, be specific in the first place!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Easy, good company, but not enough learning and too much busywork

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Warner Music

Proseasygoing people, slow paced, looks good on resume, good for future opportunities

Constoo much menial work for interns, unpaid, lack of innovation and technological advancements, didn't learn much

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