EMPLOYEE
PARTICIPANTS
30
TOTAL
RATINGS
447

Discovery Communications Company Culture

Discovery Communications Culture

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2.6/5
Discovery Communications' Overall Culture is rated D

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Discovery Communications CEO

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David Zaslav Discovery Communications' CEO
David Zaslav
52 /100

Mission, Vision, & Values

Through its Discovery Impact programs, Discovery leverages the power of its brands, businesses and employees to give back to the world. From programming that inspires and educates to network and corporate cause-related partnerships that make a direct impact on the communities in which we live and work, Discovery strives to celebrate, support and sustain the majesty of our Earth.

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Discovery Communications Culture At a Glance

30 employees at Discovery Communications have reviewed Discovery Communications across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was 12 days ago.

Overall, the 30 Discovery Communications employees give their leadership a grade of D, or Bottom 15% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at Discovery Communications are generally satisfied with their total compensation at Discovery Communications, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at Discovery Communications are generally satisfied with their team. 30 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers a C+. The majority believe the meetings at Discovery Communications are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at Discovery Communications believe the environment at Discovery Communications is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at Discovery Communications is moderate. About 29% of the employees at Discovery Communications work 8 hours or less.

Overall, the employees at Discovery Communications are not very happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

A Day in the Life
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Discovery Communications employees generally work 9.7 hrs a day
Work Hours
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Employees at Discovery Communications report the work pace is moderate
Work Pace
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93% of Discovery Communications employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
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Discovery Communications employees most often take 20-30 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
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60% of Discovery Communications employees report they are happy with their work life balance
Work Life Balance
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Discovery Communications employees typically get valuable feedback on how to improve at work Once a year
Feedback
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60% of Discovery Communications employees call their work environment positive
Environment

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What's the pay like for Product roles at Discovery Communications?

Asked to the Product Department at Discovery Communications

  • Competitive based off experience and the department/office. I have seen salary requirements fought for if you’re good.

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How's the vacation policy at Discovery Communications?

Asked to all employees at Discovery Communications

  • Typical. You get two to three weeks a year unless you're a somebody. You earn more with tenure.

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What benefits does Discovery provide?

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  • great benefits

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What's the company culture like at Discovery?

Asked to all employees at Discovery Communications

  • depressing

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H1B Visa

In 2019, Discovery Communications applied for 11 H1B visas. Of the work permits applied for, 91% were approved.

An in-depth look at ‘Certified-withdrawn’ H1B applications at Discovery Communications unveil that one approved work permit application was withdrawn before the employee’s start date.

Work Permit Application Outcome

Discovery Communications has a total of 7000 employees

11
Total Applied
  • 91% Granted (10 out of 11)
  • 0% Denied ( out of 11)
  • 9% Withdrawn Application was withdrawn by the employer before approval/rejection (1 out of 11)
  • 0% Certified-Withdrawn Application was approved but later withdrawn by employer ( out of 11)

This data was calculated using publicly sourced data from OFLC Performance Data

Gender Score How positively women rate their overall experience at Discovery Communications

Bottom
25%

Discovery Communications currently ranks in the Bottom 25% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

Diversity Score How positively minorities rate their overall experience at Discovery Communications

Bottom
35%

Discovery Communications currently ranks in the Bottom 35% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

eNPS

Net Promoter Score tracks your employees' overall score to this question: "On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend working at your company to a friend?"
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-41
eNPS Score
18%Promoters
23%Passives
59%Detractors

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