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Updated 18 March 2019
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Hasbro Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer Brian Goldner
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  • "controlling the work life balance" (in 12 reviews)

  • "Rarely may offer you a full time job" (in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Passionate people and fun products"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Sydney
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hasbro full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nerf Wars and half day Friday's. Brands and people really make the company a great place to work.

    Cons

    Processes and compliance can be a chore.


  2. "Great Team Culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Team Culture
    Diversity and Opportunity to Learn

    Cons

    Limited personal growth
    Strong leadership can vary across regions and departments

  3. "Great company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Brand Manager in Sydney
    Former Employee - Associate Brand Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Hasbro full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Great products
    -Staff training and support
    -Community vibe, really friendly co-workers
    -half day fridays, great work/life balance

    Cons

    -Not very progressive, can take a long time for any process to change
    -Head office in US decides all product info, so you miss out on that part of marketing
    -Lots have been at the company for 10+ years, limited new blood and ideas coming through

    Advice to Management

    -Be a leader not a follower


  4. Helpful (3)

    "Disappointing"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Sydney
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good product range with a reasonable back catalogue of products.
    Good market share and continued product development.
    International market and good brand alignment.

    Cons

    Disappointing local management. Antiquated systems designed more about the production than sales. The business has become totally marketing driven with little ability to drive innovation in their relationships with their customers. The products are permanently on sale!


  5. "Great Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Pawtucket, RI (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Pawtucket, RI (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hasbro full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The people are the best part of the organization.

    Cons

    Ambiguity around roles and goals as the organization adjusts team structures


  6. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hasbro full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Casual environment, very flexible and friendly. Very creative vibe and very progressive

    Cons

    Can be a high pressure environment at times. Very fast pace

    Advice to Management

    Work on alternative ways to grow talent


  7. "No strategy, very incompetent top management. Not ethical company at all."

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    Former Employee - Director in Moscow (Russia)
    Former Employee - Director in Moscow (Russia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hasbro full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Comfortable work life. Great brands.

    Cons

    Top management have no strategy (global and connected local ones). They just trying to keep their places cutting people and keeping old school comfortable employees. It’s allowed to push out good employee who never had been criticized and to replace him with friend.

    Advice to Management

    Change top management

  8. "Not the company it use to be"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in Pawtucket, RI (US)
    Former Employee - Vice President in Pawtucket, RI (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hasbro full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good people, brands, pitch, potential

    Cons

    Poor management, no leadership, words and actions don’t match, work people to death, no diversity or inclusivity

    Advice to Management

    you have some really bad managers at the top only looking out for themselves


  9. Helpful (5)

    "Tense, Unclear Path and Uncertain Times"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hasbro full-time

    Pros

    Half day Fridays, flexible work schedule, remote work, a week off between Christmas and New Years, starting vacation time is 3 weeks, well-known brands, interesting industry, good 401k, good pay, if you have a good manager then you’re set, family values, charity and philanthropic initiatives

    Cons

    Terrible location, uncertainty abound since the restructuring, everyone is fighting to prove their worth post-October and it’s causing tensions between departments, no clear cut direction, it’s an old-school company that did not strategically think through its growth in the earlier 2000s and now its showing very delayed growing pains across departments, it’s having an identity crisis

    Advice to Management

    Senior leadership needs to shake things up and bring in new senior talent and guidance from outside the industry - what was working isn’t working anymore. You need outside the box thinking. The HQ should be relocated to Boston to tap into a deeper, more diverse talent pool. Don’t let short term desperate thinking cloud a longer term recovery strategy.


  10. Helpful (3)

    "Amazing people & culture"

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    Current Employee - Product Designer
    Current Employee - Product Designer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hasbro full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people you work with are so talented and some of most down to earth individuals. Coming to work is never a drag, great energy excitement for the projects you're working on. People really care about their jobs. Creative minds that get things done, but there's always room to have some fun along the way. Great vacation and culture.

    Cons

    No clear way to move up in the company, always starts at the top and doesn't trickle down to lower lever employees. Leadership can be vague and intimidating to interact with. They don't know what's going on at a base level.

    Advice to Management

    Find better ways to appreciate your lower level employees. Hasbro is a marketing driven company, but you can't forget about your design teams.