First Data

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Big company that acts like a big company

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Sales in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Sales in Houston, TX

I worked at First Data as a contractor (more than 3 years)

Pros

Able to build good internal network with peers
WFH environment
Good base pay and benefits plan

Cons

Upper management delivers unclear messages regarding the "vision" of the company
Favoritism for people/divisions causes obvious rifts
Confusing compensation plan
Biggest $8b company you've never heard of - constant question: Who is FD? What do they do?
Cut travel budget for sales engineers to support in-field, customer facing presentations

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Get a single platform, update technology, better promote the company, go public already... get out from under KKR, maybe you'll make better decisions and not walk on eggshells all the time.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Ok to work for

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Operator in Monterey Park, CA
    Current Employee - Research Operator in Monterey Park, CA

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

    Pros

    Fun enviornment and they are willing to train in different dept.

    Cons

    Pay and raises are not good.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Some don't need to be there

  2.  

    They should be investigated

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Manager in Greenwood Village, Arapahoe, CO
    Current Employee - Technical Manager in Greenwood Village, Arapahoe, CO

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

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits. Some very talented individuals.

    Cons

    Upper management is Useless. They hired myself and others that absolutely NO relevant experience in that field. I was asked.."But can they learn it".. This is a financial company?? I ask myself why I ever made the move from Dallas to Colorado. Now i am stuck here.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Want fries with that order?..That is where they should work next.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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