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Cut throat environment with long hours

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Former Employee - Applications Developer III in Alpharetta, GA
Former Employee - Applications Developer III in Alpharetta, GA

I worked at Equifax full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Great opportunity to learn many systems with many clients

Cons

Work environment not so hot. Quarterly lay offs a regular occurrence. Put fear into employees to work longer hours.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Mehh

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    Current Employee - VOE Specialist in West Des Moines, IA
    Current Employee - VOE Specialist in West Des Moines, IA

    I have been working at Equifax full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Once your hired on you have a low possibly of being let go, easy job, good employees

    Cons

    low wages, not much room for growth, doing the same thing over and over, management really plays by favoritism.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    set up more room for growth, commission or bonus's for meeting goals, for learning more queues you should have an increase in the wages as your doing more work

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    A decent port in a bad economy; just make sure it is temporary.

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    Former Employee - Project Manager IV in Alpharetta, GA
    Former Employee - Project Manager IV in Alpharetta, GA

    I worked at Equifax full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Equifax offers many of the standard benefits you come to expect: health, dental, PTO.

    Cons

    Equifax is like allot of entrenched corporations. Middle managers accomplish more through social engineering than actually making a compelling case for new or more creative strategies.

    It explains that brutal turnover in their Alpharetta office. Once a new senior executive is named, you are either part of their entourage of sycophants or you aren't.

    In a nutshell, Equifax is not a meritocracy. You either thrive in that environment or you don't.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Eat your own dog food. You should periodically ask an employee to make a request of one of your departments via telephone, while you observe. If you make a request on your own behalf, a manager will intercept it and make sure your receive world class treatment; you'll be clueless.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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