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My expectations for career growth did not prove to be true.

Senior Database Administrator (Former Employee) Omaha, NE

ProsSalary and benefits are good. In most areas, accommodations for routine life / family issues can be easily made. Most technical resources are highly skilled and very good at what they do.

ConsCulture is slow to accept "outsiders". Long-time employees are favored because of their internal political connections. Too many decisions are made based on internal politics.

Advice to Senior ManagementLook for management resources that aren't "yes" men or wormen.

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    FD is not what it used to be.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Denver, CO

    I have been working at First Data


    Pros: Because FD is such a large company they can support… Cons: *Private equity firm KKR is slashing expenses as real revenue growth has been challenging since acquisition. *Re-organization has been the word of the day… Advice to Senior Management: Jon Judge is a nice guy and seems genuinely concerned with improving employee morale. His goal is to have FD rated as one of the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Started out great, ended poorly

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Denver, CO

    I worked at First Data


    Pros: Initially when i started the opportunities were solid and you were rewarded… Cons: Management had a short-term quarter to quarter view. KKR brought in management… Advice to Senior Management: Get industry expertise at the executive levels No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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