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A diverse and fun company to work for.
Busser/Steward (Former Employee), Anaheim, CAMay 30, 2014
It was a fun environment to work for. The staff are respectful and helpful and the benefits in this company are great.
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Crew Member (Former Employee), Lake Buena Vista, FLMay 27, 2014
Pros: free tickets
Cons: short breaks
I learned how to give kids a big smile.I learned all about the back of the house and the front of house.At disney we all had to work together so it was team work.The hardest part of the job was to being stuck in back of house while i want to be in the front of house seeing all the guest.The most enjoyable part of my job was that i got to give the guest – more... a magical day. – less
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Pigeon Holed
Manager (Current Employee), BristolMay 23, 2014
Pros: gym, bball court, intramural sports
Cons: benefits, low pay, not much job growth
You get pigeon holed into a position and then you get stuck- unless you're in one of the few departments that promotes just about every year. Then you get to watch your peers move up the chain while you toil away in mediocrity.
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fun place to work
Demi Chef de Partie (Former Employee), FLMay 23, 2014
Pros: free accomodation, flight tickets and meals.
Cons: long hours, no offs.
the co-workers are very good and helpfull,the hardest part of the job is long working hours like sometimes 13 hours a day.
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DisneyWorld…
Cast Member/College Program Intern (Former Employee), Orlando, FLMay 22, 2014
Pros: other cast members
Cons: guests
Depends on where you work and the people you work with. Both times I worked there I feel two different ways about it. The first time I was in Housekeeping, it was a lot of hard work but the pay was nice. The second time I was in attractions, it was really laid back but the pay wasn't all that great.

It always depends on your area and where you feel – more... you will go. But the Disney training will never leave you, I can tell you that. – less
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Open and Fun environment
Multimedia Designer (Current Employee), 1101 Flower St. Glendale Ca.May 21, 2014
Very quick turnaround. Worked on many different projects and with many different people. Learned a lot about Management styles, and how to deal with certain personalities. Learned a ton about Consumer Products. The hardest part of my job was that it wasn't pushing my limits or creativity. The most enjoyable, meeting certain people and getting to build – more... specific relationships. – less
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College Program Intern (Former Employee), Lake Buena Vista, FLMay 19, 2014
This job was an internship, so I can't speak about it a whole lot. The only reason I did not care for the job was because it was in Florida and I missed home. Everything else about working for Disney was great. They are strict, though!
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Good company with excellent values and products
Director of Digital Ad Sales and Operations (Current Employee), NYMay 18, 2014
Good company with excellent values and product that is constantly looking to build great products and experiences for families.
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Challenging and Rewarding
Attractions Attendant (Former Employee), Orlando, FLMay 18, 2014
Pros: guest interactions
Cons: low pay
It was difficult dealing with guest situations, but it was rewarding to know that you made someone's vacation special.
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fun
Intern: Merchandise Leader (Former Employee), Orlando, FLMay 17, 2014
working at The Walt Disney Company was very interesting and fun
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welcome our guest and thanks
Merchandise (Former Employee), Orlando, FLMay 17, 2014
my typical day at work was greeting guest, stocking , merchandiser, and viewing photos. i have learned how to interact with people as in having in good communication skills. the managers was always there for us my co -workers were fun awesome people to work with. my job was easy and best of thanks to the kids who visit the park
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Very health Environment and fun working place
Asst. Restaurant Manager (Former Employee), Cruise ShipMay 16, 2014
its a hard working job but full of fun. get to meet new people everyday . everyday is a learning. i manage a crew of 78. my co-workers are from different countries. there is no such thing as hard job. the most enjoyable part is have FUN.
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Happiest place on earth.
Sales & Service Manager (Former Employee), Tampa, FLMay 16, 2014
If you have the right personality, this is a wonderful company to work for. I loved working here.
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Great workplace for college students
Retail Sales Clerk at Tomorrowland (Current Employee), Anaheim, CAMay 15, 2014
Great place to work at for college students. A typical day working in retail is constantly interacting with guests and selling our products. I've learned to manage my time more efficiently, because during peak seasons, everybody is required to work full-time hours. Each complex is managed by different management teams. In the complex that I work, the – more... management team is great in terms of having operations in our complex run smoothly. The hardest part of the job is dealing with frustrated guests. For the most part, watching guests being happy is the most enjoyable part of this job. – less
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Productive job, Good Management, Nice Clean Work environment
Unslot Team Lead (Current Employee), memphis, TNMay 15, 2014
Pros: good schedule, nice people, clean, not hard, good benefits
Cons: work some major holidays, peek season is a beast
I really enjoy my job my employees are fun and funny but we work hard and we get the job done. My supervisor is nice but not too nice. She helps me out when i need and she does what she can to look out for us. she doesn't show favoritism to any of us. management do what they can to make the work area as comfortable as possibly. the pay is ok but it – more... not enough for me at the moment. thats why im look for a second job. Ive been working here for almost 3 years and i do see myself a this job longer. all in all its a GOOD job. – less
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Friendly People, good benefits
CRM Program Associate (Current Employee), Orlando, FLMay 15, 2014
All in all, the people you meet at Disney are fantastic. The benefits were great, including free admission to the parks for you and Guests. The only negative is so many people want to work for Disney that advancement is difficult. Once people get to where they want to be, they’re not leaving, so moving up the corporate latter is a struggle.
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Productive and fast growing department.
Service Operations Analyst (Current Employee), Orlando, FLMay 14, 2014
Pros: rotating schedule allowed for plenty of time off, ample opportunities for overtime, great amount of learning experiences.
Cons: inconsistent schedule, limited employment period.
A typical day of work can involve a wide variety of tasks or calls. We performed system validation in the morning to ensure that all of Disney's reservation and booking systems are ready for the start of business hours.

The management I worked with was great. I worked alongside some of them on side projects occasionally, and learned a lot from them. – more... The coworkers I had were really nice to work with, most of everybody really blends well together here.

The hardest part of the job is, hands down, the schedule. It rotates from 1st shift, to 2nd, to 3rd, then back to 1st. This could be difficult at times, but was also part of the most enjoyable part of the job. The rotating schedule also allowed for plenty of time off due to the transition period between weeks. – less
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Innovative media company that fosters career development
Digital Account Manager (Former Employee), New York, NYMay 14, 2014
The Disney/ABC TV Group presents a wide array of challenges and opportunities for growth in media. New innovations, great colleagues, and the Disney culture make this a rewarding company to work for.
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Always learning new material about the company and very good information to know about the stock market.
Disney Investor Relations Shareholder Services (Current Employee), Glendale, CAMay 13, 2014
-Love my co-workers
-Management is okay, no problems
-most of my day is enjoyable
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Fun place to work
Leader (Former Employee), Anaheim, CAMay 13, 2014
You gain a lot of experience here. It is a great place to learn new trades. Management is mostly promoted within the company so there is definitely room to advance. The best part of the job is always meeting new people. Work schedule is horrible unless you have an excuse such as school, otherwise you will spend most of your free time during work to – more... look for shift trades. – less

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