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Productive and fun workplace
Quality Assurance Engineer (Current Employee) –  Manhattan, NYSeptember 10, 2018
CBS Interactive it will organize workplace to work for provide tools and techniques for an individual to grow their careers. At time it could be challenging given the fact that this is a news organization. However, it is a rewarding position and company to work for.
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A shell of a company propped up as an innovation to protect the Parent company
Art Director/Designer (Former Employee) –  Burbank, CASeptember 5, 2018
A great place to work if you have no dreams or goals of your own. If you have the ability to check out and just do what is front of you, you can be very successful. But in interactive, the competition dictates being able to innovate, and CBS viewers don't follow suit.
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Great atmosphere and place to work
Client Service Representative (Former Employee) –  Louisville, KYAugust 31, 2018
I enjoyed working therer and the experience you gain as well. Great environment and overall culture of working at CBSi. I was a temporary job but glad I had my time there
Pros
Atmosphere
Cons
temporary
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Great work environment
Sales Account Manager (Current Employee) –  New York, NYAugust 13, 2018
Great work environment and supportive co-workers. Compensation is great and there are a lot of opportunities to grow within the company. Management is great.
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Im an Intern
Product Management Intern (Current Employee) –  New York, NYAugust 9, 2018
As an intern, this job is pretty amazing. There are lots of perks and benefits. The full-time employees are great and very helpful. The management is goal oriented.
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Great place to work and grow t early career stage
Media Manager (Current Employee) –  Fort Lauderdale, FLJuly 17, 2018
I got to CBSi a little late in my career, but I do see a lot of opportunity for growth, specially for the newest millennial generations.

Management very flexible and understanding of modern life and family manners, and the need of having employees happy and not stressed to focus on their job.
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Not a Career
Marketing Consultant (Current Employee) –  Louisville, KYJune 13, 2018
If you need flexible work life this is the place, if you are looking to gain some skills this is the place. If you bare looking for flexibility this is the place
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Troubleshooting & Retention Tech
Troubleshooting & Retention Tech. (Current Employee) –  Fort Lauderdale, FLMay 31, 2018
• Responsible for understanding the customer’s technical needs; developing, defining and implementing short and long term Technical Service strategies to achieve company and customer needs.
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Void of Leadership
Video Editor/Producer (Former Employee) –  Fort Lauderdale, FLMay 30, 2018
If you are young and want to freelance for $20/hour with no benefits and gain some valuable entry-level experience, this is the place for you.

The place is absent of any leadership and does nothing to develop or coach its employee base.

Truly one of the worst media entities you'll ever work for. This is CBS in name only, there is zero corporate oversight and lacks the core values of any respected media organization.

If you work for this entity whether it be out of college or beyond and have to relocate, I strongly suggest you rent as the current business model is not sustainable.

Within about 5 years it will operate as a much smaller shop, if not entirely absorbed and relocated to another region aligning it with other CBS properties.
Pros
Living in South Florida
Cons
Not a hint of leadership to be found, zero growth opportunities, awful pay
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Mixed bag
Software Engineer (Former Employee) –  Fort Lauderdale, FLApril 28, 2018
CBS is a sweat shop. They are in a very competitive business. They have had bad luck offshoring to India. When football season starts, you will need to work extra hours, but when the end of football season comes, you will have to worry about losing your job.
Pros
Sports
Cons
Sweat shop
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Fun, fast-paced place to work with great exercise gym.
Digital Media (Current Employee) –  Burbank, CAApril 7, 2018
The culture is great, there are plenty of social events and the exercise center below is awesome. Three food trucks everyday for lunch. Only complaint is the structure in place for raises is long and bureaucratic.
Pros
gym, beautiful campus, good environment
Cons
lengthy wait for raises
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Productive and fun workplace with pool, ping pong after work get together.
IT Support Technician (Former Employee) –  New York, NYMarch 27, 2018
You can not fine a better work environment work in then at CBS Interactive, there is always something going on to make life enjoyable and fun while you complete your day to day activities.
Pros
Fun
Cons
Overly Demanding at times.
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good people and products, needs better management
PRODUCER (Current Employee) –  New York, NYMarch 12, 2018
Great co-workers although high turnover rate due to people getting burnt out. Overall goals of the company looking to the future but need more staff to maintain the level of product they demand.
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Management silos make for high turnover
Research Analyst, CBS Digital Media (Former Employee) –  New York, NYMarch 5, 2018
Despite talented people, if you don't like being yelled at or spoken to in a condescending manner because of pressure from above, you'll have a hard time fitting in.
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Lack of culture
Analyst (Current Employee) –  San Francisco, CAFebruary 27, 2018
CBSi is lacking good culture, good pay, and good advancement opportunities. Very political environment with many obstacles that keep you from doing your job. There are decent perks such as interesting speakers, monthly happy hours, and monthly canine Fridays, however it seems to be lagging in culture and other benefits compared to tech companies in the surrounding area.
Pros
Canine Fridays, good work/life balance, interesting speakers
Cons
low pay, negative work culture
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Great place to work
Digital Sales Coordinator (Former Employee) –  New York, NYJanuary 3, 2018
Management shared the overall vision and people worked collaboratively to meet those goals. Continued to learn throughout my time there and was able to grow because of it.
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Large Media Company with A Good Deal of Business but Little Career Advancement
Director of East Coast Advertising Sales (Former Employee) –  52 West 52nd Street , New York, NYNovember 29, 2017
CBS is a decent place to work if you're not looking for instant career advancement . Still an old school mentality where it takes years for people to move up in the organization.

As with most big media companies there's also a lot of politics and red tape - so a bit tough to get things done.
Pros
Great Office Space, Fair Pay
Cons
Not enough career advancement
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No summary
Associate Video Producer/ Editor (Former Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 5, 2017
Don't wish to comment. I think the environment could have been better. The training could have more thorough and the management a bit more honest about the freelance rotation.
Pros
No comment
Cons
no comment
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Great Place to Work
Content Manager (Former Employee) –  Los Angeles, CAOctober 30, 2017
Great place to work, great people, good atmosphere, great location, great perks, good benefits, fair pay, fair management, growth opportunity, the best
Pros
Great Company
Cons
Large Company
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Fun but poor management
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) –  Fort Lauderdale, FLOctober 4, 2017
Worst part of this job was "Thirsty Thursdays" where everyone drank beer and was super obnoxious in a professional setting> I do not recommend working here if you are looking for a career.
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