Citicorp Credit Services, Inc.

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  1. Great opportunities if you know how to navigate

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Long Island City, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Long Island City, NY

    I have been working at Citicorp Credit Services, Inc.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Global opportunities
    Great senior leadership
    Solid business fundamentals

    Cons

    Should know how to navigate and be well connected, else it becomes difficult to progress

  2. Disappointing

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President - Project Manager in Long Island City, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President - Project Manager in Long Island City, NY

    I have been working at Citicorp Credit Services, Inc.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Work like balance
    Time off - 5 weeks!

    Cons

    No focus on career progression at all
    Don't know how promotions happen here!

    Advice to Management

    Focus on your employees - A lot of unhappy folks around

  3. Lots of opportunity but easy to get complacent

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    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY

    I worked at Citicorp Credit Services, Inc.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You can be given opportunities quickly if you're in the right place at the right time, and if your reputation is strong. Great ability to move around across the organization once you prove yourself. Great thing is that although roles are very narrow you do have the change to try new things and move around over time. However, be careful of getting stuck - people need to know who you are, and relationships (like everywhere) are critical. People ,ake up their mind quickly about you, and word travels fast.

    Cons

    Absolutely need a champion - if you or your group get caught up in the politics you're toast.

    Advice to Management

    People seem to fail up - be ruthless and cut the poor performers irrespective of relationships.

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  5. Remember to recognize existing employees and promote from within.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President in Long Island City, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in Long Island City, NY

    I have been working at Citicorp Credit Services, Inc.

    Pros

    There are many talented people there, and lots of opportunities to do some interesting work.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, the work is hampered by lots of bureaucracy. Often times, corporate politics, rather than results, determine who gets ahead. The infrastructure is antiquated. Too little attention is paid to strenthening the long term health of the company. Every project is reviewed for quick pay back without thought to investing in long term growth. Recent layoffs contributed to severe morale issues; just waiting for the other shoe to drop in 2009.

    Advice to Management

    Take the longer view; remember it's easier and more profitable to sustain and grow existing customers than to acquire new ones. Same goes for nurturing and developing current employees.

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