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Hulu Reviews

Updated 14 Jun 2019

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Hulu CEO Randy Freer
Randy Freer
40 Ratings
  1. "Great team and benefits"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hulu full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Team culture - Benefits - Business

    Cons

    the teams are not operating effectively enough to build products.

    Hulu2019-06-14
  2. "-"

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    Former Employee - Vxa in San Antonio, TX

    I worked at Hulu full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun and they actually care about their employees

    Cons

    Downside is some of the managers have absolutely no experience with our job.

    Hulu2019-06-04
  3. "Best decision I ever made"

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    Current Employee - Director in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hulu full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Everything about Hulu is incredible. The culture is the best anywhere I have ever worked - it merges the best of three great industries; Entertainment, Technology and Creative and everyone is genuinely positive and happy.

    Cons

    The office isn’t super inspiring - but they’re not hiding behind fancy looking facilities

    Advice to Management

    Look to middle management more for some inspiring ideas.

    Hulu2019-06-01
  4. "Great place"

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      Current Employee - Technical Program Manager 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Hulu full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Great place to work in LA

      Cons

      More opportunities for lateral movement would be great

      Hulu2019-05-28
    • "Hulu's A Great Place to Work"

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      Current Employee - Campaign Manager in New York, NY
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Hulu full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Overall Hulu has great benefits, culture and flexible work/life balance. They understand the value of their employees and want to ensure they are given visibility to how they are influencing the business. Hulu is also are aware that the industry is constantly changing, so are open to change - which is a huge win for me, personally. I admire Hulu's focus on having a one-team environment to allow collaboration among employees...

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      Cons

      Just like any company, Hulu is not perfect. They're running at an extremely fast pace environment due to the massive scale Hulu is becoming as a business. They're trying their best to keep up the momentum as well as ensure they maintain positive core values/culture to all their employees.

      Advice to Management

      Keep up the good work!

      Hulu2019-05-24
    • Helpful (6)

      "Train wreck - it's just the beginning so leadership is in denial mode. Rot has begun at the head."

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      Current Employee - Manager in Santa Monica, CA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at Hulu full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Collegial environment, decent bonus, Long term incentive plan, smart folks in pockets. Hands down hulu is a solid product offering in the age of netflix and amazon.

      Cons

      Nepotism and Favoritism is very much openly practiced. Every Director and above has carved out their own gang of stooges rest every one is trash. You may look at the numbers on the offer letter and feel that well this is not gonna affect me. Trust me once you are in and start being part of Hulu this will affect you. Pretty open and blatant favoritism exists and the ones constantly promoted are worthless self promoting...

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      Advice to Management

      Wake up. The is house is on fire just that you are not seeing it it's on a different lower floor 20 floors below you. just remember the fire only goes up and will soon catch you napping. Talk to people who are leaving and try to find out why they are leaving. Grow a spine for a change.

      Hulu2019-05-19
    • Helpful (6)

      "Just Another Corporation"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Monica, CA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Hulu full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Rising brand awareness, snacks, lots of alcohol, at or above market pay + bonus, plenty of smart, creative collaborative people.

      Cons

      Plenty of cons, mostly around a dying culture. Like anywhere, a lot depends on the team and project you're on but good people can languish here. Managerial arrogance. Title chasers. Bros. Lack of inspiration. Corporate hierarchies. A game of thrones over who gets promoted or dies trying. Ignore reviews over 8 months old, because the company is completely under newish management team now. The values that made Hulu...

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      Advice to Management

      Read up on case studies of formerly innovative companies that went stale due to poor culture, politics, bureaucracy, lack of teamwork, etc. Also, truly great places to work don't need to take hostages until bonus is paid out at the end of March. Just pay it when it's earned and let the people who are bored move on when they want to. Advice to job seekers: don't come here expecting anything other than a typical corporate...

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      Hulu2019-05-10
    • Helpful (6)

      "Silos, disorganization, lack of good leadership - this place is a mess"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Hulu full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Flexible work hours, benefits are a tad better than average but not as good as tech companies.

      Cons

      SILOS! Teams do not cross collaborate nor have any clue who or how someone does what. This leads into really bad communication between and within teams. No upward growth, you literally have to be here 10 years to get anywhere in your career and compensation. Technology is inefficient (isn’t Hulu also a tech company?)

      Advice to Management

      Do something! And lead by example. This is happening across the board in all offices in the company, and you will be losing good people.

      Hulu2019-05-08
    • "Proud to be a Hulugan"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Monica, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Hulu full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Culture, people, growth, product, innovation

      Cons

      Nothing I can think of.

      Hulu2019-05-07
    • "A great place to work"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Hulu full-time

      Pros

      Great benefits and field of work

      Cons

      Work load can be high

      Advice to Management

      Nothing much to say here

      Hulu2019-05-06
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