Desktop and Help Desk Support (Former Employee) – New York, NY – October 19, 2018
As a help desk and tech support my job was to install new softwares and do repairs if necessary and also provide employees with new advanced laptops. I strongly believe that my work was not appreciated nor was I properly trained for the position or given enough time to fix an issue especially being that the travel time from client to client was a great distance to where I was stationed.
Great hourly start
No appreciation for employees and pay isn't fair by experience.
Security Associate (Current Employee) – New York, NY – October 4, 2018
It's really not the job but some of the people. The thought of working for HBO is immense to some. They get this unabashed feeling of omnipotence that is undeserved. Like living in a plastic bubble and not understanding that reality is just outside the walls of HBO. HBO is a great place to work, just stay grounded.
Networking, magnificent learning experience, many perks...
Media company that recognizes that it is a technology company too
TECHNICAL LEADER (Former Employee) – New York, NY – August 13, 2018
Awesome leadership. If you are the curious type that constantly researches new and upcoming technologies in the media space, this is the place to be, you will be very happy here. I worked there for 14 years and never had a reason to complain.
Business Affairs and Legal Intern (Current Employee) – New York, NY – July 26, 2018
I absolutely love working at HBO throughout my months here I have gained skills and insight that is not taught in college. My typical day consist of managing and updating department files on excel as well as assisting with small contract agreements. Along with that I meet with production the team at a round table with the producers and we discuss budgets and deadlines for the content we plan on putting out in the future. I then meet with Digital marketing team and we review marketing plans and strategies so we can reach our target audiences. I then report to my supervisor and we go over everything in depth while we both converse and make suggestions where we can improve. Workplace culture is what drives the HBO brand as CEO Richard Plepler preaches, "Culture eats strategy for breakfast." Safe to say that is completely true over the many years of premium content we have put out and the number of awards we have won. Strategy is just a piece to what goes into it all, but the culture is what holds it together. The hardest part about the my job title at the moment is not being able to do more as an intern I would like to take on even bigger projects and hold more responsibility because I know I can do more for the company. The most enjoyable part about working for HBO is saying I work for "HBO" going into work knowing that what I do inside the building that stands in the middle of time square could ultimate be used, while also working on collaborative projects that come into fruition.
Production Intern (Former Employee) – Santa Monica, CA – June 18, 2018
HBO is such an amazing place to work. The employees are extremely friendly and there is a strong sense of team spirit in terms of helping everyone around you succeed. There's also a strong sense of community that makes every day of work great.
Great Company Culture, Respects the Art of Storytelling
Full Stack Software Engineer (Current Employee) – New York, NY – June 18, 2018
HBO is an interesting company in that it's very corporate, despite producing an entertainment product. The work differs from team to team, but in general HBO tech is two steps behind the industry standard due to some business decisions made by the company years ago.
Good PTO, not long hours
No new tech, weak systems in place, not too much growth
Operations & Marketing Coordinator (Current Employee) – New York, NY – May 6, 2018
The best job culture, very diverse and inclusive. As an Admin you'd be responsible for providing administrative support to the Directors/VP of the department - Sports, Wellness, Digital, Marketing, Film etc. Most position responsibilities include but not limited to providing support to managers and executives.
Corporate Waiter (Former Employee) – Manhattan, NY – January 31, 2018
I enjoyed working here while I was employed but the hours were weird and sometimes had last minute cancellations. I was left on my own most of the time. I worked alone with just a chef . I took care of 6 rooms of various sizes and could serve breakfast/lunches from 2 clients up to 50.
Free lunches/ dinners, meeting actors and producers
Coordinator (Former Employee) – New York, NY – January 29, 2018
Could be your best or your worst job. Atmosphere rewards insincerity and competition, where office politics are - direct quote - more important than your work. Some managers are exceptional, some are miserable, as with every company.
With the right people in the right department, I can see working for HBO as a dream job. But finding that atmosphere seems an unlikely crapshoot.
Graphic Designer (Former Employee) – Manhattan, NY – January 24, 2018
Very relaxed and comfortable place to work! As long as you got your work done there was no problem. HBO is a very competitive environment and its to be expected. All in all I would've loved to stay with them if life didn't get in the way.