Excellent Management of World Class Brands and corporate alignement
Senior Manager, Toys, Electronics, Sporting Goods (Former Employee), Toronto, ON – May 15, 2014
Pros: free tickets to disney parks worldwide!
Cons: reducing size of canadian office
Developed 5 year rolling strategic plans that translated into strong tactical plans that allowed for a balanced approach to local market needs.
Disney allowed for flexibility to develop local product when proven viable as well as adopting North America or Global development.
Relationships with all Canadian major retailers to maximize sales for the – more... Disney brand with Toys, Sporting Goods, and Consumer Electronics was achieved with great assets and the ability to develop customized local trade marketing programs. – less
Merchandise (Former Employee), Orlando, FL – May 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
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.
Retail Sales Clerk at Tomorrowland (Current Employee), Anaheim, CA – May 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
Productive job, Good Management, Nice Clean Work environment
Unslot Team Lead (Current Employee), memphis, TN – May 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
CRM Program Associate (Current Employee), Orlando, FL – May 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.
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
Leader (Former Employee), Anaheim, CA – May 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
Sales Associate (Former Employee), Camarillo, CA – May 10, 2014
A typical day at work consisted of stocking shelves, greeting guests, working the cash register, and making sure store looked clean and neat. I learned a lot about retail and how it works. I obtained knowledge in how to stock shelves and work the cash register. The management was great here! I had a good relationship with all my managers. My co-workers – more... were also great! The most difficult part of this job was learning the cash register. The most enjoyable part of this job was that I got to be around children and Disney products all day. – less
Warehouse Receiver (Former Employee), Orlando, FL – May 6, 2014
Pros: time flew
Cons: during the night.
A typical night of work was set al the pallets down and make sure that we had everything ready to get the merchandise in the right pallets. Management was a bit off but they worked with you when you needed help. Co-workers helpful and made the job go by really quickly. Hardest part of the job was to stay awake during night shift. The most enjoyable – more... part was that the crew worked as a team if one slows down we all go to help that person. – less
Principal (Former Employee), Orlando, FL – May 5, 2014
Pros: customers pay
Cons: disney rules and regualtions
Typical day at work consisted of helping customers on all levels. I learned how to communicate with customers on a face to face level. Management was ok. Co workers were great, fun to work with. Hardest part of the job was handling requests that was beyond my control. Most enjoyable part of the job was creating long lasting memorable impressions on – more... our customers. – less