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Not cutting-edge but still a good company to work for

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Costa Mesa, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Costa Mesa, CA

I have been working at Experian full-time (less than an year)

Pros

-Good 401(K) plan (matches up to 4%)
-Pretty good benefits and competitive pay
-Professional development and training
-Huge company and many different career opportunities
-Lots of longevity here. A lot of people have been here over 35+years!

Cons

-Not enough work-life balance or work from home opportunities (they frown on it, it seems)
-Very good-ol' boys mentality here. A bunch or people making a few people lots of money
-Technology for employees to work with is pretty old stuff. They recently upgraded everyone to Win7, and Windows 8 has already been out.
-I'm not on these teams, but it sounds like a lot of lay-offs occur here when you're in Sales or Business type positions

Advice to ManagementAdvice

For these surveys you make us take, please don't misinterpret the meanings. When the people said better career development opportunities, they did not mean they wanted more forms to fill out.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1.  

    Experian promotes work life balance, social wellness and is a great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Experian full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Experian has a generous vacation package. Some Business Units have a dynamic and start up culture and they match 401ks contributions to a point. There is potential for good career growth.

    Cons

    Employee contributions to our Health Plan is not insignificant and the plans are so-so. Employees can't carry vacation over, (use it or stop accruing). Weak managers can derail an employees experience at Experian. Management development is weak and the quality of managers varies wildly across the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    No Job Satisfaction

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer
    Current Employee - Software Developer

    I have been working at Experian full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Somewhat flexible work hours and work-from-home policies.

    Cons

    No job satisfaction.
    No training.
    No respect for personal time during evenings, weekends, and holidays.
    Constant threat of being laid off, resulting in overly competitive, uncooperative co-workers.
    Common practice of using large email distribution lists when bickering back and forth.
    Management prefers multi-tasking over listening, until something goes terribly wrong.
    Very little, if any, opportunities for advancement.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in your employees and listen to their concerns, especially those who are willing to make sacrifices on your behalf.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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