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Walt Disney Company Reviews

Updated 16 Feb 2020

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3.8
73%
Recommend to a Friend
81%
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Walt Disney Company President, CEO, and Director Bob Iger
Bob Iger
1,816 Ratings
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  • "Long hours but other than that none really(in 259 reviews)

  • "Salary not high for full time employees(in 143 reviews)

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  1. "a very inspiring Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Media&Partnerships Manager 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    interesting, big, multicultural, cool, nice

    Cons

    too difficult to move from a role to another

    Walt Disney Company2019-09-16
  2. "TWDC"

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    Former Employee - Senior Finance Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time

    Pros

    Great leanings, great brand, international exposure.

    Cons

    The business went through a long period of restructuring.

    Walt Disney Company2020-02-06
  3. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Animator in London, England

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Can be tough at times to keep up

    Walt Disney Company2020-01-27
  4. "Great experience would highly recommend"

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    Former Employee - Communications and Public Affairs in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Networks, connections, experience, real responsibility

    Cons

    Delegation of responsibility work load

    Walt Disney Company2020-01-27
  5. "Corporate but with fantastic perks"

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    Former Employee - IT Engineer in Hammersmith, England

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Screenings of unreleased films - Delicious subsidised canteen on-site - Free park tickets, discount theatre tickets, discount hotels - Very friendly people, office is great

    Cons

    - Suggestions from employees to management sometimes falls on deaf ears - Management (at least in my department) were slow to react - Lack of investment, which had repercussions on operations

    Walt Disney Company2020-01-25
  6. "Boring, slow, but reliable place to work"

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    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Hammersmith, England
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay was good and the benefits are really great Everybody knows the Disney brand and loves the product Work life balance is good

    Cons

    The company runs really slowly because they are a successful conglomerate Day to day work was boring, not good if you want a demanding role Some departments are political (not all are) People stay for life even if they aren't good at what they do

    Walt Disney Company2020-02-05
  7. "used to be a magical place to work not its other corporation taken over by results"

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    Former Employee - Executive Director in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Walt Disney Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    fine benefits, many great people and a wonderful, desired brand with highest quality

    Cons

    political beyond imagination, not transparent, local nuances irrelevant

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    Walt Disney Company2020-01-19
  8. "Great Brand!"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There are lots of benefits working for the company. The brands are amazing and therefore it is an organisation that you are proud to say you work for. It’s global and everyone knows the brands the organisation owns.

    Cons

    It’s obviously a huge organisation and therefore you do sometimes feel like a small fish in a big ocean.

    Walt Disney Company2020-01-08
  9. "Amazing company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Cast Member in Teesside County Borough, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Amazing management team in my store

    Cons

    Lack of communication with management at higher levels

    Walt Disney Company2020-01-03
  10. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Finance Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Walt Disney Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Work with very capable people and a great brand with fantastic products and services

    Cons

    Can forget the people sometimes as the brand is so strong they can always find people willing to work for them

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    Walt Disney Company2019-12-18

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