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Learned a lot but HR is horrible

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Former Employee - Account Executive  in  Miami, FL
Former Employee - Account Executive in Miami, FL

I worked at MasterCard full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Great people, learned a lot

Cons

HR and career advancement is horrible

Approves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Senior Account Manager

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    Former Employee - Account Executive
    Former Employee - Account Executive

    I worked at MasterCard full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good way to get industry wide experience and access to new technology
    People are smart and great to work with

    Cons

    Terrible senior level management - out for themselves in Purchase. It's about the bloated stock price.
    Management infrastructure is very weak, no training and development for managers, there are many bad people managers
    You are generally stuck on an account if its a difficult one. There is very little opportunity to move.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Work like a slave till you're 50, then your position will be eliminated.

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    Former Employee - Product Analyst  in  O'Fallon, MO
    Former Employee - Product Analyst in O'Fallon, MO

    I worked at MasterCard full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Nice people, solidarity among employees. Young workforce.
    They pay fairly well (but you won't have time to spend it).

    Cons

    People with seniority tend to be let go because they are expensive/expendable. In the real world, this cost-saving technique is call age discrimination.
    Management is completely clueless about what their direct reports are doing -- reviews are managed like high school popularity contests.
    Everyone under middle management is expected to work "more than 40 hours" per week. This is glossed over in the interview, but it really means at least 60 hour per week and 24/7 availability.
    Mandatory United Way donations; "strong encouragement" to bank at First National Bank of St. Louis (a silent partner of MC).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Poor management, can't decide which management style to adopt so they change every few months. MC management will not read these reviews because they really don't care!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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