At Comcast Corporation, 92 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 726 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.04. It was published on Jul 27, 2016. 9159 Visitors

What Employees Say

When I look at what we accomplish, I feel a sense of pride.
94%
 
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
93%
 
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
92%
 
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
92%
 
I can be myself around here.
91%
 

What They Do

We asked Comcast Corporation to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses:  Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Inspired by a rich heritage and an entrepreneurial spirit, we drive innovation to create the world’s best entertainment, communications, and online experiences.

About this Company

Website: www.comcastcorporation.com Industry: Telecommunications
US Headquarters: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Major Locations: New York, New York
Worldwide Revenues: $74,500 million Employees Worldwide: 153,000
Corporate Structure: Public Stock Symbol: CMCSA
Founded: 1963

Comcast Corporation has been awarded:

Best Workplaces for Working Parents 2016 (ranked 9)

Best Workplaces for Diversity 2016 (ranked 12)


Comcast NBCUniversal drives innovation to create the world’s best entertainment and online experiences

Perks and Programs

We asked Comcast Corporation to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Employee Discounts: Comcast NBCUniversal employees receive terrific perks, including: Courtesy Services: Discounted Internet, video, phone and home security/automated services; Universal Studios Theme Parks in Hollywood and Orlando Discounts: 20% off general admission park passes and discounts at shops and restaurants; Universal Parks and Resorts Celebration Passes: NBCUniversal employees are awarded a one-day Universal Parks & Resorts Celebration Pass for them and up to three family members or friends; SpendSmart: National discounts at Macy’s, Walmart, Target, Gap, AT&T, Best Buy, Ford, GM, Microsoft, Apple, Fandango, etc.as well as local discounts for gym memberships, shops and regional retailers; myPerks gives NBCUniversal employees special access to company events, premieres, broadcasts, and merchandise.
  • Innovation Incentives and Opportunities: Comcast NBCUniversal employees have several opportunities to showcase their ideas and talents. TEDXComcast: Quarterly broadcast for all employees to share original ideas from different perspectives. Lab Week: an opportunity for Comcast employees to team up, explore and develop projects that may be unrelated to their day-to-day work to spark innovation by working on projects of their own choosing. Comcast Crowdsource:  A group “think tank” program to crowdsource solutions and solicit feedback for the benefit of the business. Creation Nation: Employee broadcast designed to build a pipeline of technology-related ideas and improved processes.
  • Employee Contests: “The Idea”: Modeled on NBC’s hit show “The Voice,” employees pitch ideas to our CEOs on how to leverage our assets to drive innovation.The winner receives a cash prize and the opportunity to see their idea come to life. SHARE Your Billboard: Employees can create a billboard for their favorite Billboard Music Awards nominee and share it on the XFINITY Share app for a chance to win tickets to the live show. Tournament of Awesome: A regional competition designed to boost sales and improve the customer experience. Winning employees can win tickets to the NASCAR XFINITY Series Opener. XFINITY 1989 Lip Sync Sessions: Employees lip synced their way to a meet and greet with Taylor Swift and two tickets to her 1989 World Tour by submitting a video of their best Taylor impression. CommTech Jeopardy: Frontline employees battle in a Jeopardy-inspired competition of technical trivia critical to carrying out their jobs.
  • Military Benefits and Programs: Comcast NBCUniversal is committed to being the employer of choice and the chosen provider of services for members of the military community. We offer all Active Military members as well as those in the Reserve, some of the most substantial HR benefits in the industry, including a Military Concierge Service – a single point of contact before, during, and after a military training or deployment; supplemental pay up to three years, and Paid Time Off of up to 15 days for annual Guard and Reserve required training. We’ve pledged to hire 10,000 veterans, National Guard and Reserve members, and military spouses by the end of 2017. Employees are invited to join our veterans employee resource groups, which focus on growing the professional and personal development of veterans and their allies.
  • Community Investment Programs: Giving back and helping the community is a key part of the Comcast NBCUniversal culture and here are a few examples: Comcast Cares Day: More than 100,000 volunteers each year participate in one of the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer efforts. Volunteers revitalize parks, beautify schools, stock food banks, refresh playgrounds, and much more; Internet Essentials: Launched in August 2011, today this program is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive high-speed Internet adoption program for low-income Americans. Now, nearly 750,000 families, benefiting almost 3 million people, have been connected to the Internet at home as a result; United Way: Our effort is ranked annually among United Way’s Top 50 Corporate Campaigns. Since 2001, the Company has pledged more than $75 million; Big Brothers Big Sisters Beyond School Walls: Comcast hosts the nation’s largest workplace mentoring program in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Through the program, about 325 "Littles" spend time with “Bigs” at Comcast offices in 16 cities.
  • Diversity and Inclusion Programs: Cultivating a diverse and inclusive workforce is at the heart of Comcast.  It is both the right thing to do and the best way to run a business. We have several programs where employees work together, grow together and leverage their diverse perspectives. Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) empower employees to drive exceptional business results and support an inclusive company culture while offering hundreds of cultural, networking, and professional development events and forums events each year. We offer a regular “Employee Enrichment Series,” a national broadcast designed to increase cultural awareness and inclusive behavior and educate employees about our diversity and inclusion efforts. Our ERG Mentorship program has driven professional development and 45 percent of mentees have been promoted since they joined the program. Through our partnerships with more than a dozen national organizations representing diverse communities, we leverage recruitment and employee engagement opportunities throughout the year.
  • Wellness Programs: Our portfolio of benefits focuses on connecting the physical, financial and emotional experience of employees with always-on support tools creating a simpler, more accessible benefits experience. We offer a Health Assistant through Accolade, an independent company with a team of doctors, nurses, pharmacists and health benefits experts focused on providing our employees confidential support for any health or health benefits concerns, at no cost to the employee. Second opinion service provides access to top-ranked specialists from across the country who evaluate diagnosis and treatment plans. Virtual doctor visits through Doctor on Demand provide access to board-certified physicians any time from a computer or mobile device. Convenient online stress management and sleep improvement programs. We also offer free, professional financial coaching for benefits-eligible employees. We round out our financial benefits with programs that help support everyday savings on home and car insurance, credit protection services, and discounts on national and local retailers.
  • Entertainment Sneak Peeks: We provide Sneak Peek movie and TV Show previews to employees before they are released to the public. 2015 screenings included: Pitch Perfect 2, Furious 7, Minions, Jurassic World. 2016 screenings include: Ride Along 2, Secret Life of Pets, Race, Jason Bourne, Sing. More than 20,000 Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their guests took part in Sneak Peek movie screenings in 2015. TV Previews: NBCUniversal employees can watch premieres of new shows via our in-house network before they air to the public. Some examples of 2015 previews included: Blindspot, The Slap (NBC); Mr. Robot (USA); Sharknado (Syfy); Street Art Throwdown (Oxygen); Royals (E!); The Agent, Spotless (Esquire); Consumed (CNBC); Altered Course (Golf Channel); Odd Mom Out (Bravo); Mobsteel (NBCSN); Jay Leno’s Garage (CNBC); Celia (Telemundo).

COMPENSATION PROGRAMS

  • Pre-tax savings account
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Health insurance for retirees
  • Stock options to employees
  • Restricted stock units to employees

PERKS TO MAKE LIFE EASIER

  • Free snacks during the day
  • Subsidized lunch on a regular, daily basis
  • Fitness classes
  • Banking
  • Free beverages during the day
  • Discount ticket sales
  • Weight watchers meetings
Employees receive many terrific perks, including discounts at Universal Studios Theme Parks

WORK-LIFE BALANCE PROGRAMS

  • Flexible schedule
  • Phased retirement planning
  • Telecommute option

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

  • Medical care
  • Vision care
  • Mental health care
  • Fertility treatments
  • Dental care
  • Prescription drug subsidy
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

ONSITE HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Blood pressure screening
  • Fitness center (at some locations)
  • Subsidized offsite gym memberships
  • Flu shots
  • Medical facilities (at some locations)

Community Involvement & Philanthropy

$522,299,414 Philanthropic donations in last year

Diversity

  • 'Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer' is accountable to formal diversity goals for employee recruitment and retention
  • Formal programs support professional development for: Under-represented racial/ethnic minority groups; Women; Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender employees; Disabled employees; Employees reentering the workforce
  • 300 events a year connect employees with peers from different racial/ethnic, religious or country-of-origin identities
Innovation, passion, entrepreneurialism and integrity have driven Comcast to become a leading Fortune 50 companyThe Comcast Innovation and Technology Center, scheduled to open in early 2018, will be a state-of-the-art home for the company’s growing workforce of technologists, engineers, and software architects

How to Get Hired

We asked Comcast Corporation for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

Comcast NBCUniversal is looking for dynamic, entrepreneurial, innovative thinkers who are drawn to a collaborative and teamwork-focused culture. We recruit and hire solution-oriented individuals who take initiative, move quickly and execute well. Candidates who think “customer first” – while being business savvy, energetic and solutions oriented – are a great fit. Prospective employees must be curious individuals with a passion to learn, grow their expertise, and stay current on the latest news and information that surrounds the media, technology and television industries. Ideal candidates are agile, quick thinking and bright, while also being adaptable. We are constantly evolving and leading in our industry; prospective employees should anticipate doing the same.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Prospective employees should be intentional in their job search with Comcast NBCUniversal. They should educate themselves about the needs of our many businesses and find an open role that aligns with their skill set and sensibilities, which piques their interests and passions. They should also look for opportunities to engage and network with existing employees though a wide variety of community events. When interviewing, individuals should do their research to understand the role as best they can while studying the company’s history and business. In order to stand out, candidates should speak to their leadership capabilities, solutions orientation, customer focus and appreciation for collaboration and resiliencies. Candidates should ensure their story is shared while providing their value proposition. Most important, is authenticity – while we want to see a candidate’s strength and creativity, it is most important to us to get to know who they are as a person.

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

Comcast is looking for customer-centric candidates with great passion for technology, innovation, entertainment and media. While we are always growing our teams, this year we are heavily focused on filling positions within our technology and product teams, customer experience team, retail stores, advertising sales, and discovering strong, change-making, leader-level candidates with experience in financial planning and analysis, business intelligence, big data and advanced advertising expertise, and who have global experience. NBCUniversal is looking for great digital media talent in technology, journalism, content and sales; technology-based talent skilled in everything from backend infrastructure to front-end web and software development; and data scientists with experience in the use of statistical techniques and analytical modeling. Across all businesses we welcome Veterans, Active Reservists and Military Spouses to join us, as we appreciate their service and experience and recognize the ways in which they can translate their skills to add to our success.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Candidates interested in a career with Comcast should get to know us through our careers social channels by following and engaging with @ComcastCareers on Twitter, Facebook LinkedIn, and by reading employee reviews on Glassdoor. To have a deeper understanding of who we are and what we do, we suggest watching our library of “realistic job preview videos” at Vimeo.com/ComcastCareers, where candidates can view a day-in-the-life of real employees across the organization – of varying levels and locations.  Prospective employees can discover open opportunities at ComcastCareers.com. Candidates interested in a career with NBCUniversal should visit our website, nbcunicareers.com, to learn more about NBCUniversal and the open roles we currently have.  They should also engage with us on all of our social channels: Twitter & Instagram (@workatNBCU); LinkedIn (NBCUniversal Media, LLC); and Facebook (NBCUniversal Careers). To learn more about the entire organization visit our corporate site at corporate.comcast.com.

hiring Outlook

16,171 Job openings forecast for coming year 4% Job Growth
42 Average applicants per opening 1,543,000 Applications received
34,514 Positions filled in past year 30% New hires by employee referrals
19,514 New positions created 8,964 Jobs filled by current employees
Yes Recruits on college campuses 1,998 New graduates hired
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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