:

Is Salesforce a Great Place to Work? -

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Is Apple a Great Place to Work? -

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Do I want to work at Adobe? -

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

NVIDIA, why work here? -

Friday, June 7, 2019

Manager Instructional Technology at George Washington University -

Thursday, October 4, 2018

5 Highest Paying Business Development Manager Jobs in New York -

Monday, July 23, 2018

What kind of Business Development
Jobs are in Los Angeles?
-

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

QVC , On Air Program Host Job for 3rd Largest Ecommerce Company -

Monday, March 26, 2018

Facebook has over 1700 Jobs: Here is How to Get a Job at Facebook -

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Nielsen Why You Want to Work at this Digital Transformation Organization -

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Why You Want a Job at Twitter -

Monday, February 5, 2018

How fast is this Blockchain thing going to take over? -

Friday, February 2, 2018

Should You Work at HBO or Netflix? -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Why Working at Hearst is Much Better than Houghton Mifflin Harcourt -

Friday, January 26, 2018

What Will Making a VR Game While in Virtual Reality be like? -

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Why You Want to Work at Snapchat -

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Why You Want to Get a Job at Vogue Magazine: -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Is it Better to work at Buzzfeed or The New York Times? -

Friday, January 12, 2018

LeBook Business Development Job for Trend Setter -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Executive Editor Job at Philadelphia Gay News -

Friday, November 10, 2017

Making Job Search Easier by Finding the Great Companies First

Find a
JOB
City, state or zip (optional)
 

Should You Work at HBO or Netflix?

Should You Work at HBO or Netflix?

Over 130 million people subscribe to HBO globally.  Founded in 1972 with its first launch on a cable system serving Wilkes Barre Pennsylvania with the 1971 film, sometimes a Great Notion, starring Paul Newman and Henry Fonda, HBO was the world’s first “pay” tv service. Originally primarily airing movies over time it has evolved into one of the most successful and prolific producers of original shows.

From today’s Game of Thrones to the Sopranos and True Blood of the past HBO is known for some of the most watched original programming on television.

In 2015 HBO entered the “OTT” video market with the launch of their direct to consumer service HBO Now.

With over $2 billion dollars in annual income HBO has a strong capital base for expansion.

But what about the competition from Netflix and Amazon? 

Netflix has been spending billions of dollars creating original programming for broadcast on their service.  As of April 2017 Netflix was reporting in excess of 99 million subscribers worldwide.

But while most of HBO’s distribution is through deals with cable operators, virtually all of Netflix’s subscribers are direct.

Amazon is also a formidable competitor having developed a video service for their Prime members which number close to 100 million globally.  Amazon’s annual fee of $99 is less than Netflix and HBO and includes free two day shipping as well as a host of other free benefits.

What is it like to Work at HBO:

Here are some of the comments posted by former employees on Glassdoor:

“Great brand, vast growth opportunities and work culture is empowering.”

“Good Life/Work balance (depending on your boss), incredible shows & content, mostly great people. If you have the right supervisor, working at HBO is excellent.”

“Like a country club, with gym, huge catered cafeteria and theater”

But not all comments are positive:

“Leadership is sorely lacking and has been for the past decade. The edge that created the brand and business model was lost when fear of competition, especially from Netflix, started to drive decision making process.”

“Little to no room for career growth. Risk adversed upper management. Not a lot of opportunity to see your ideas come to fruition. Some depts are toxic, many don’t work well together, which slows down productivity.”

“Because of this confluence of factors: high entry competition, high salaries and benefits, low challenge, the company gets a lot of overqualified highly intelligent people who are bored out of their minds but can’t justify quitting.”

Looks like HBO is going to grow through transformation.  Its ability to grow its direct business while trying to maintain its current base will determine its ability to compete and succeed.

So HBO could be a great place to find success by becoming a catalyst of its transformation.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Share
this Job
Marc Jacobs New York, NY 10012
Oversee Social Media Manager and Social Media Coordinator. Manage total social media budget. Experience with social media publishing, analytic and listening…
From Marc Jacobs -   Sat, 03 Aug 2019 03:21:52 GMT - 20 days ago
Share
this Job
PeopleStrata New York, NY 10001
The *Paid Social Media Specialist*will be responsible for managing all day-to-day execution of various clients’ paid social media campaigns.
From Indeed -   Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:00:34 GMT - 30+ days ago
Share
this Job
Casa Dragones New York, NY 10261
Experience with social media engagement strategies and best practices. Manage the day-to-day social media execution and content calendars for our tequila brand…
From Glassdoor -   Thu, 22 Aug 2019 03:51:52 GMT - 1 day ago
Share
this Job
Chip NYC Astoria, NY 11105
Chip is looking for a photographer and marketing manager to take over a large portion of our social media. This role will mostly be a content creation role.
From Indeed -   Fri, 02 Aug 2019 20:24:04 GMT - 20 days ago
Share
this Job
Garden OBGYN New York, NY 10261
We are seeking a social media marketing manager to administer the company's social media marketing and advertising. Implementing and developing brand awareness.
From Glassdoor -   Thu, 22 Aug 2019 03:54:57 GMT - 1 day ago
Share
this Job
The Plunge New York, NY 10014
The Plunge is looking for a full-time social media manager in New York. Some graphic design experience as it relates to social media. Add new KPIs as needed.
From The Plunge -   Tue, 30 Jul 2019 11:28:17 GMT - 24 days ago
Share
this Job
WeWork New York, NY 10011
Fluency with social analytics, social advertising (e.g. And a passion for the ever-evolving world of social media. Ability to operate at two altitudes:
From WeWork -   Mon, 24 Jun 2019 22:11:08 GMT - 30+ days ago
Share
this Job
Simply Gum New York, NY
Track our social metrics to continually improve our content, voice, and social media presence. Developing social media initiatives to grow our audience and…
From Indeed -   Fri, 26 Jul 2019 20:01:21 GMT - 27 days ago
Share
this Job
The Gold Center New York, NY 10128
Social media marketing sites needs some sprucing up as well as content management and linking to main website. Experience using WordPress is a must.
From Indeed -   Tue, 06 Aug 2019 16:13:50 GMT - 16 days ago
Share
this Job
Tinder New York, NY
The Manager, Social Media , will be responsible for making Tinder a leader in user engagement by developing tactics to drive social follower growth and…
From Tinder -   Sat, 29 Jun 2019 00:51:13 GMT - 30+ days ago
jobs by Indeed job search