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MasterCard IPS: a great team and an industry leader.

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Current Employee - Business Leader  in  Purchase, NY
Current Employee - Business Leader in Purchase, NY

I have been working at MasterCard full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

MasterCard has evolved quite a bit since its IPO in 2006. Bottom line, it's a fantastic place to work, with exceptional opportunities and more than its share of thought leadership. It may sound corny, but I'm proud to tell people I work at MasterCard. I've been on the MasterCard IPS team for several years now, and it's great to work with a supurb group of dedicated people and extraordinary management team.

Cons

I'm finding it difficult to come up with a 'con' for MasterCard or MasterCard IPS. MasterCard IPS is an ideal team -- best I've ever worked with.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the good work! Your efforts are obviously on target.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Incredible experiences. Great people.

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    Current Employee - Business Leader  in  O'Fallon, MO
    Current Employee - Business Leader in O'Fallon, MO

    I have been working at MasterCard full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    + Definite opportunities for career advancement (both lattice & ladder).
    + Smart, talented people.
    + Great CEO and executive leadership team.
    + Attention to building diversity in workforce at all levels.
    + Global business experience opportunities.

    Cons

    - Locations for bigger offices on periphery of cities (i.e.; suburban) so transit to/from home in city is long and, at times, arduous.
    - Suffers middle-management "bloat" in some key areas, which hinders innovation and growth.
    - Some cronyism exhibited in certain areas, protecting "empty suits" instead of folks doing the work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a long, hard look at every member of your leadership team (all levels from Leader to Group Head). Determine the value they PERSONALLY add to what we make. Ask yourselves, is this person necessary? I think you'll find quite a few "empty suits" in middle management roles who have been promoted without a clear understanding of the value they bring to the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    You will learn a lot, work hard be well paid but have one hell of a time climbing the ladder.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Purchase, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Purchase, NY

    I have been working at MasterCard full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay, bonus, exposure to banking and retail sectors, broad experience that should open doors for you elsewhere

    Cons

    Company hires outside more than in and promotions are rare. Doing a great job and being recognized for it does not equate to upward mobility.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    De-matrix and stir the pot up top.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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