Disney World Continues Advertising Jobs Despite Confirmed Hiring Freeze

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It appears Bob Iger and Disney World aren’t quite on the same page since the Disney Park continues to invite people to apply for jobs there.

The last week has been a whirlwind for the Disney community. The controversial former Disney CEO Bob Chapek was ousted from his position and his predecessor Bob Iger returned to take his place. The week saw a significant reorganization of the Walt Disney Company leadership, with Chapek’s top ally and his speechwriter also leaving the Mouse House.

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Disney Characters, Magic Kingdom Park/Disney

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Of all the news that’s been coming Disney fans’ way, one in particular was the confirmation of the hiring freeze that has been announced by former Disney CEO Bob Chapek and teased for a while. When Bob Iger took to the stage for the Town Hall meeting last Monday to address Disney employees and Cast Members about the future of the Walt Disney Company, he also confirmed this news.

On November 4, @biorecontstruct shared that Walt Disney World Resort had rented a messaged board outside the Casting building. Even though it’s been almost a month, Inside the Magic reported that they found the signs were still live on their recent visit to the Disney Resort.

Being a Cast Member at Disney World isn’t easy right now. Between Guests behaving badly and low wages that unions are protesting, it’s not the best time to work at the Theme Park. The staffing issues have, in turn, affected Guest experience at the Disney Resort and its hotels and Parks. Between lack of proper maintenance and cleanliness, Walt Disney World could definitely use more Cast Members on staff.

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The Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland Resort are known to be two of the best places in the world to have that quintessential Disney experience. Each Disney Resort with each of its Theme Parks, Magic Kingdom Park, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World, and Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure in Disneyland Resort are beloved by Guests.

We at Disney Fanatic will continue to report on all Disney news as it comes to light.

About Priyanka Kumar

Priyanka is a writer, artist, avid reader, and travel enthusiast based in Chicago. In her free time, she is probably walking by the lake, catching up on the latest releases on TV, or spending inordinate amounts of time rewatching Moana, Encanto, and her Disney Channel life-long favorites Zack and Cody wreak havoc on the Tipton.

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