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Frank Bisignano
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    The transformation is taking hold!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President in Melville, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in Melville, NY

    I have been working at First Data full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    A company totally focused on changing from being a back office utility to being integral to helping their 6 million clients grow their business. The changes are reflected, too, in how the company treats its owner-associates as just that -- owners. Everyone gets stock in First Data, and the path toward that stock being a very valuable part of your personal wealth is becoming clearer every day.

    Cons

    First Data is a big, complex, global company with many different businesses in many different areas, so it naturally takes some time for that message to sink in to all of its 24,000 owner-associates. Still, CEO Frank Bisignano joined First Data in the middle of 2013 and has already become longer-tenured than his predecessors since the 2007 LBO. As each month passes, his message about helping clients grow and building a meritocracy is getting through.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep communicating the message, keep sharing client success stories, not just from senior leadership, but from among all of the owner-associates who are working directly with clients to help drive the economy.

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First Data Interviews

Updated Jan 29, 2015
Updated Jan 29, 2015

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    Production Operator Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at First Data.

    Interview Details

    very simple and straight to the point but needs to let you know when there gonna get back in touch with you to let you know your hired or looking elsewhere

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First Data Awards & Accolades

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Fortune 500 (No. 261), Fortune, 2014
Military Friendly Employer (Technology & Telecommunications), G.I. Jobs Magazine, 2015
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Additional Info

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Website www.firstdata.com
Headquarters Atlanta, GA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1971
Type Company - Private
Industry Finance
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

First Data is the global leader in payment technology and service solutions. With 24,000 owner-associates and operations in 35 countries, the company provides secure and innovative payment technology and services to more than six million merchants and financial institutions around the world, from small businesses to the world’s largest corporations. Today, businesses in nearly 70 countries trust First Data to secure and process nearly 2,000 financial transactions per second, totaling $1.8 trillion a year. First Data’s unparalleled infrastructure and partnerships go “beyond... More

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