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5 days ago

Associate Sales Partner

Pearson VUE White Plains, NY

At Pearson English, were committed to a world thats always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures… Glassdoor


10 hrs ago

Sr Technical Sales Support Representative – new

Pearson VUE White Plains, NY

At Pearson, were committed to a world thats always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to… Glassdoor


6 days ago

Finance Manager, Strategic Planning and Marketing

Pearson Saddle River, NJ +2 locations

At Pearson, we're committed to a world that's always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to… Glassdoor


2 days ago

Financial Analyst – new

Pearson Saddle River, NJ +2 locations

This individual will be responsible for: * Create royalty accountings and… Glassdoor


9 hrs ago

Human Resources Manager – new

Pearson VUE New York, NY

Pearson has one defining goal: to help people progress in their lives through learning. We champion innovation and we invest in models for education… Glassdoor


1 day ago

Vice President Architecture and Enabling Core Platforms and Enterprise Architect – new

Pearson New York, NY

** *Learner at the heart* Pearson is a *global education company* that helps people around the world to make progress in their lives through… Glassdoor


5 days ago

Learning & Development Regional Leader - Americas

Pearson VUE New York, NY

Strategy and design: •Within the Talent CoE & as part of the Pearson learning and development leadership team, provide strategic thought leadership… Glassdoor


1 day ago

Director of Brand Insight – new

Pearson New York, NY

of role:* The Director of Brand Insight will be instrumental in driving an approach for Corporate Affairs that is based on using insights and data… Glassdoor


1 day ago

Director, Program Management - Supply Chain – new

Pearson New York, NY

** At Pearson, were committed to a world thats always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly… Glassdoor


1 day ago

Learning Technology Specialist (HSSL)-NYC/Newark – new

Pearson New York, NY

** At Pearson, were committed to a world thats always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly… Glassdoor


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    The 3 Ns: No money, Nepotism & No Respect (White Plains office)

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    Former Employee - Editor in White Plains, NY
    Former Employee - Editor in White Plains, NY

    I worked at Pearson full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, work at home if weather is bad, nice colleagues, office situated in good location

    Cons

    The money is terrible. I had a Master's degree & I was making in the low 40s.

    Nepotism is rampant. Anyone related to the bigger bosses, despite if they were productive employees, kept their jobs...while others, who were hard workers and often re-did the unproductive workers' work, were laid off. What I've come to realize is the good workers were laid off because: 1) any woman without children over age 30 was laid off (if you had a kid and paraded her/him around the office, you were golden) 2) ageism - anyone over age 30 was laid off (Pearson doesn't pay for excellent work from "older employees.")

    What bothered me most in particular was during the hiring process, HR says: "If you're a good employee, we'll keep you." However, all the excellent, hardworking editors were laid off. Thus, Pearson does not invest in its employees.

    The managing editors in the White Plains office were great. However, the director of my department didn't even know the basic rules of grammar...and she was overseeing editors!

    Overall, Pearson does not respect its best workers. Instead, if you do well here, but you don't have an "in" or you're over 30 without children they will find a way to get rid of you. Beware.

    Also, I found their system archaic. They still print everything out, instead of saving money and reading on computers and utilizing editing tools such as Track Changes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop hiring your childhood friends for the executive positions. When I was there, one of the highest executives made a $1 million mistake, just because he didn't know anything about the publishing business. He got the job by being "best friends" with one of the highest positions in the company.

    Go out on the floor and see which employees really shine. You'll be shocked and realize why Pearson is failing.

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