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Comcast Reviews

Updated Jul 26, 2014
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3.1 1,942 reviews

74% Approve of the CEO

Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian L. Roberts

Brian L. Roberts

(987 ratings)

56% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great co-workers and wonderful benefits (free cable and internet)(in 140 reviews)

  • Benefits, Free cable/internet/phone (all the channels) - that's an immediate(in 318 reviews)


Cons
  • It is very apparent why Comcast is consistently in the bottom of customer service(in 130 reviews)

  • The nature of the business makes it hard for work-life balance to be created(in 39 reviews)

1,942 Employee Reviews
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    great company to work for

    Nct5 (Former Employee) Galveston, TX (US)

    Prosa++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++great benefits great pay good environment great progress plan

    Consa++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++no comments no complaints actually great place to work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work

    CAE - IP Support Specialist (Former Employee) Centennial, CO (US)

    ProsGreat benefits, decent pay, great working environment

    ConsShifts are horrible at first. FMLA/Short Term Leave insurance company isn't very good

    Advice to Senior ManagementBetter advancement opportunities

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Business Services Field Sales Manager

    Field Sales Manager (Former Employee)

    ProsOne of the last true sales environments. There is little tolerance for the kind of games often played in most enterprise sales roles: performance is measured off of organic growth so sales expectations are placed on net-new business/new logo and there isn't kudos for anything less. You run your deals from start to finish: no riding coat-tails and no losing credit to a lucky rep behind you. Seasoned sales pros learn a thing or two here. Those who claim they come from a "challenging, fast-paced environment" often eat their words.

    ConsAlthough the company is headquartered out of Philadelphia, there is divisional and regional (local) senior leadership. This in itself can also be a pro, except the local leadership isn't always able to make company expectations commensurate with the local market (competition and commoditization vary significantly across US between metro areas). This can make for 60hr+ work weeks to get ahead as well as lead to disruptive localized political games continuing for extended periods without visibility by more senior leadership officed outside of market. For those that want to be compensated on existing business, it doesn't happen here.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Sales Executive

    Direct Sales Representative (Current Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    ProsExcellent benefits, management and products. Promotion and incentives are very realistic with good work ethic. Highly recommend becoming a Comcaster

    ConsLarge company so processes can become cumbersome and take time to streamline because there is so much red tape to go through.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work. Culture and incentives are top notch and management goes above and beyond to help reps become successful. End of the fiscal month is always hectic but that is understandable.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat atmosphere. People were friendly. Wonderful benefits.

    ConsSalary not equitable. Company brings in outside people and pays more to them than people in position that have to train that person.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLearn to pay your employees fairly.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    good company to work for but there were issues

    Customer Account Executive (Former Employee) Oakbrook Terrace, IL (US)

    Proschallenging and fast past okay salary and benefits

    Constoo many layers of management which sometimes send mixed signals

    Advice to Senior Managementgive the employees back their senority back this is not a employee friendly company its all about the bottom line to Comcast,.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Human Resources Intern for Comcast Interactive Media

    Human Resources Intern (Current Employee) Philadelphia, PA (US)

    ProsSmart and very talented individuals, fast paced working environment, very relaxed office culture, always things going on in the company

    ConsNot the best oversight from direct management, coordination on projects was sometimes lacking, doesn't necessarily reward talent

    Advice to Senior ManagementEngage more with your employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Sales

    Sales (Current Employee)

    ProsGood company to work. For

    ConsNo chances to get promoted with in

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Philadelphia, PA (US)

    ProsGreat people.
    Exciting industry and environment.
    Strong leadership.

    ConsVery fast-paced environment...not for everyone.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Comcast Corporation has a great corporate culture.

    Software Developer (Former Employee) Philadelphia, PA (US)

    ProsThe corporate culture is relaxed but professional. Compensation, benefits, and time-off policies are all very generous. Comcast HQ in downtown Philadelphia is a fantastic, modern building with the greatest cafeteria I have ever seen!

    ConsThere really are no significant cons to working for this company other than the fact that the company is HUGE (which may be a drawback for some personality types.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe company is well managed, I don't have any advice to offer.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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