MasterCard Reviews

Updated July 27, 2015
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Pros
  • It also offers a good work-life balance (in 45 reviews)

  • The company has very good benefits (in 21 reviews)

Cons
  • Can be challenging from a work / life balance perspective (in 12 reviews)

  • You will notice that some of the senior management don't really care aout their people (in 11 reviews)

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  1. Business Assistant

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MasterCard

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Loved the people I worked with and the culture, they made the entire experience an incredible one. I'm still friends with folks who still work there.

    Cons

    As a startup, the directive from the Mothership wasn't always clear. I wish that it was a bit more communicative and clear, but their support in our efforts was only half met.


  2. Loved working here!

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MasterCard

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Competitive salary, great benefits and 401K, great people to work with

    Cons

    There really wasn't too many cons aside from distance.


  3. Helpful (1)

    Sale

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MasterCard

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good benefits and nice working environment

    Cons

    long working hours and often need to work on weekends


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  5. General

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at MasterCard (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits. Great working environment.

    Cons

    No major cons that impair work environment


  6. My Review

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Leader in O'Fallon, MO
    Current Employee - Business Leader in O'Fallon, MO

    I have been working at MasterCard full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Treat their employees very well.

    Cons

    There are no cons that i can see.


  7. Innovative Company, great employer

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at MasterCard

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fabulous work environment with leadership that pushes team members to think creatively and share ideas openly

    Cons

    New competitors in the industry have forced the company to redefine product lines and support services globally


  8. Emerging Payments

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MasterCard

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great work experience. Managers are friendly and give you challenging tasks. Never bored at work. People are great. Fast paced work

    Cons

    Disconnect between some of the departments


  9. Helpful (7)

    Finance Leader Corporate Planning Financial Analysis

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Leader, Corporate Planning Financial Analysis in Purchase, NY
    Current Employee - Finance Leader, Corporate Planning Financial Analysis in Purchase, NY

    I have been working at MasterCard full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great corporate environment- Great opportunities to work abroad- Global work environment- You will work with and deal with people from all over the world. The company is huge and there are opportunities to move from one department to another Pay is competitive People are nice/friendly Cafeteria is great Gym facilities with classes are nice Beautiful building and property Great for outdoor running and relaxing @ lunch

    Cons

    Your time there largely depends on how well your department is managed. My department had zero work/home life balance. It was serious enough to bust up marriages and cause rapid turnover- Other departments with a work/home life balance were happier and had little to no turnover Its hard to move to different departments without it being top secret and you having an in with the area you are trying to move to. Everything is far away/long drive so your pretty much stuck on site in terms of lunch plans but you are still on a beautiful sprawling well maintained property. So as long as you can do with out fast food, you should be fine. Commute is horrendous

    Advice to Management

    Allow more positions with flexible schedules. Create unorthodox schedules (2nd shift/split shift/telecommute etc)for departments that have high turn over.


  10. Helpful (1)

    Senior Consultant

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at MasterCard

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great business model, great pay, great flexibility

    Cons

    No training, no growth, no mentoring

    Advice to Management

    Grow your employees and cross train them


  11. Awesome place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL

    I have been working at MasterCard full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Inspiring CEO, managers Growth company Great benefits and salary

    Cons

    Sometimes a bit bureaucratic



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