MasterCard
3.6 of 5 256 reviews
www.mastercard.com Purchase, NY 5000+ Employees

MasterCard Reviews

Updated Jun 22, 2014
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3.6 256 reviews

                             

88% Approve of the CEO

MasterCard President and CEO Ajay Banga

Ajay Banga

(161 ratings)

75% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Good people, nice place and professional attitudes.

    Project Manager (Current Employee)
    O Fallon, MO

    ProsRelax work environment with great people to work with.

    ConsYou have to like the Mid West to work here.

    Advice to Senior ManagementI do not have anything negative to say about MasterCard.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    MasterCard VP, Employer Brand Marketing responded to this review Jun 27, 2014 EditDelete
    Your experience is a great testimony to why we were ranked so highly as Best Places to work in STL - Thanks!
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    At MasterCard...Everything they told me is true and that's awesome!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsMasterCard is going through incredible change and that makes it a very exciting place to work. Innovation and thinking outside of the box is highly encouraged so all employees can make a difference and contribute to the MasterCard difference.

    ConsAs with all change there is some resistance.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue building a creative and fun culture while retaining the highly valued culture of caring about our employees and customers

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    MasterCard VP, Employer Brand Marketing responded to this review Jun 27, 2014 EditDelete
    Great feedback - we are highly focused on doing well while doing good!
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    Excellent company with a strong vision for the future

    Senior Business Leader (Former Employee)
    New York, NY

    ProsMasterCard has strong focus on employees and provides excellent opportunities for future growth. MasterCard's continued success in the card payment business will ensure a rewarding environment for new employees.

    ConsMany career development opportunities tends to be centered around corporate headquarters as you reach more senior roles. However, MasterCard truly isn't that much different than most major corporations with a centralized headquarters.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Self-Starters Only Need Apply

    Senior IT Analyst (Former Employee)
    O'Fallon, MO

    ProsGreat Benefits Including Bonus Program
    Casual Dress
    Work From Home (Most Positions)
    Beautiful Campus With Onsite Fitness Center, Full Cafeteria, Game Rooms, etc.

    ConsWork Pace Can Be Grinding At Times
    Not Enough People To Meet Expectations/Goals
    Meetings, Meetings, Meetings!
    Separatist Attitude Amongst Management - Too Good For The Trenches

    Advice to Senior ManagementStay In Touch With What's Really Going On
    Listen More, Meet Less

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    a great time to be working at MasterCard

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Saint Louis, MO

    Prosgreat benefits and opportunities to intereact across business units. Always comfortable environment.

    Conssometimes it seems that important information intended for all employees doesn't make its way down the line. There is a barrier with middle management - the top is visible and engaged but info stops in the middle.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great work environment

    Leader (Current Employee)
    Purchase, NY

    ProsMasterCard has a lot of employees who know a great deal about the payment industry. The company is also investing a lot in the training of its staff. It's a great place to learn a lot.

    The company also has a great culture and most of its employees try to have a good work-life balance.

    ConsThe location is not great. The company could have a more flexible work from home policy. There are a lot of meetings and a limited sense of accountability at times. It's sometimes challenging to act swiftly.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    MasterCard VP, Employer Brand Marketing responded to this review May 13, 2014 EditDelete
    Thanks for taking the time to review your experience thus far!
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    Anonymous (Former Employee)
    Saint Louis, MO

    ProsMany great people, nice benefits, good physical environment - interesting work.

    ConsPolitics can be very frustrating, some internal management promotions are very questionable! The work life ratio can be extremely unbalanced - depending upon specific managers. Yearly reviews are skewed - above average ratings are not necessarily based on performance - but rather on the clique and opportunities management assigned.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTake a closer look at the internal promotion and good old boy network. Review the yearly performance rating policies.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Wonderful experience with a great corporate culture.

    Consumer Engagement (Former Employee)
    O Fallon, MO

    ProsCorporate culture, flexibility, work load, good perks, nice pay. Overall a very good and respected company. They have a wonderful cafeteria in Missouri.

    ConsThe communication structure could have been a bit better. The work did become a bit repetitive over time. Nothing that is intolerable for a larger company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBetter communication.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Senior Analyst (Current Employee)
    Saint Louis, MO

    ProsCompetitive salary and bonus packages, flexible working hours. A lot of learning opportunities.

    ConsWork life balance can be challenging.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAllow employees to elect MasterCard stock in the 401K program

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Excellent

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Purchase, NY

    ProsEnjoyed my time work at MasterCard

    ConsLayoffs have occurred over the years

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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