Disney original hire date 1982 At 23, i stood in this hallway for the first time, 37 years before this photo. Disney original hire date 1982. So? Exactly. • • • • • This website is about our WORK. To ponder today’s post about our HQ, click here. If you want to stay on this site and read more posts from this Blog, click here. By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.