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MasterCard not so bad

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  • Comp & Benefits
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Current Employee - Director in Purchase, NY
Current Employee - Director in Purchase, NY

I have been working at MasterCard

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

MasterCard has really good benefits and a bonus and profit sharing program that works well. For the most part people are positive, friendly and helpful. The company also focuses quite a bit on professional development of the staff by requiring development courses be a part of each persons performance review process. They also conduct free seminars and invite subject matter experts to speak on common topics of interest such as personal finance. There are opportunities to grow at Mastercard but as with any company you have to make an effort to market your personal brand so that you can be noticed by senior management.

Cons

Often there is too much red tape involved in executing good ideas. As a public company the focus is now on the bottom line and less on people.

Advice to Management

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  1. Walking the tightrope of success....or failure?

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Leader in Purchase, NY
    Current Employee - Business Leader in Purchase, NY

    I have been working at MasterCard

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Very good work life balance. Also, manaement practices, knowledge sharing and career advancement are dependant upon the area in which you are employed, as there is not a consistant benchmark that is enforced throughout the organization.

    Cons

    The lack of consistancy as described avbove, also the lack of support by HR in dealing with managers that create issues as a result of their lack of competency.

    Advice to Management

    Begin to understand the worth of your workforce. There is a distinct lack of effective management training, and no repercussions for not behaving in an appropriate manner towards employees. Belittling, disrespect and cursing are practiced far too often as a management style, and will never lead to the sustained results you seek.


  2. For everything else, there may be something other than MasterCard.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Analyst in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Product Analyst in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at MasterCard

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    There are many opportunities for personal and career development, for example, there are free online courses in banking, emotional intelligence, leadership skills, etc. The health center has a variety of activities for club members as well as non-club members. The cafe has a wide variety of healty options. Telecommuting has really taken hold this year, so there's more opportunities to balance work and family life. The ability to move up is available if you have good management. Industry information is paid for by the company, so there is no reason for not being in the know.

    Cons

    Too much work and not enough people to do it, which translates into early burnout.

    Advice to Management

    Hard working conscientious workers are hard to come by. Please do not use up your good workers by having them work day in and day out. More resources are needed to assist with the workload.


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