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Equifax Reviews

Updated August 2, 2014
Updated August 2, 2014
200 Reviews

2.9
200 Reviews
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Equifax Chairman and CEO Rick Smith
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133 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • They offer flexibility in working conditions, and there is a good work-life balance (in 18 reviews)

  • Supportive, Good Benefits with solid products and diversification (in 21 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management takes the credit for all the work of the folks the next level down (in 13 reviews)

  • lack of transparency from upper management, hard work and talent does not get rewarded (in 8 reviews)

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  1.  

    Growth focused company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President Technology  in  Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Vice President Technology in Atlanta, GA

    Pros

    Great people. Strong culture centered around growth and new product innovation. New culture has GE influence brought in from Rick Smith.

    Cons

    Older technology and legacy systems need upgrading and not a lot of focus on core infrastructure

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More focus on innovations that directly benefit clients and profits will take care of themselves.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great place to work..allows you to utilize a lot of their tools to be successful

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service  in  Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Raleigh, NC

    Pros

    Good work environment. Employee friendly, work hard and get noticed for promotions

    Cons

    Not a lot of jobs offered in certain areas.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good job but not much advancement opportunities

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Data Research Analyst
    Current Employee - Data Research Analyst

    Pros

    Good pay, decent benefits and good work/life balance.

    Cons

    There is not much room for advancement.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Sales

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Director  in  Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Sales Director in Atlanta, GA

    Pros

    Supportive, Good Benefits with solid products and diversification.

    Cons

    Some Top Down Shortsided Budgeting

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Some growing pains but on the right track

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Developer
    Former Employee - Software Developer

    Pros

    Good work life balance
    Competitive salary especially given the relatively low cost of living in Atlanta
    Generous 401k match
    Management seems to truly care about employees

    Cons

    Credit file information can be rather dull to work with.
    Technology is viewed as an IT function / necessary expense.
    Code base is somewhat fragile but there is broad towards making it better.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to bridge the "us vs them" mentality between technology vs business teams.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sales

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales  in  Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Sales in Atlanta, GA

    Pros

    Company allows people to be innovative with clients. Revenue driven. Mid management are top notch. People are great to work with.

    Cons

    Be careful your compensation may not get paid. Health benefits are poor. If you are innovative and close a sale don't expect to get compensated until you have a revenue plan for your product

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People are your greatest asset. Treat them with respect.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager  in  Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Saint Louis, MO

    Pros

    Training, management, opportunity for growth

    Cons

    Tedious and monotonous daily work schedule

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer more opportunities for education without disruption from work. Option to work from home.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Equifax is a highly motivated company to provide products and services to meet customer needs. As an industry leader, E

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Director  in  Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Director in Atlanta, GA

    Pros

    The company goals are communicated from the CEO down and employees are highly motivated to reach them.

    Cons

    There is limited upward mobility within Equifax.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management needs to look at all levels for candidates for postions. There may be a diamond in the rough.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great First Job out of College

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Production Project Manager  in  Alpharetta, GA
    Former Employee - Production Project Manager in Alpharetta, GA

    Pros

    Leadership; Working Environment; Support Staff; Extensive Training; Easy to approach management team; More than adequate compensation for the work

    Cons

    Promotions are sometimes difficult to attain; Too much emphasis on Six Sigma following change of upper level management

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Overall strong company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Diversification allows for movement within the company. New assets and new perspective is allowing the company to move beyond being just a bureau.

    Cons

    Highly matrixed environment creates bureaucracy and over thinking.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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