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Paper Testing is on its way out

(Current Employee) Austin, TX

Pros* Great CEO!
* Good pay
* Good work/life balance

ConsPaper Testing is on its way out, so if you join to support the legacy paper testing process, you'll eventually find yourself looking again. Things were good prior to the Harcourt acquisition, but now incompetence is abound. Pearson absorbed their "talent" pool. They brought their baggage in a big way.
* The other plant in Iowa dictates everything
* Incompetence is abound as they don't fire anyone

Advice to Senior ManagementDitch the incompetent managers!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Company if you are in the product sector. Stay away from Marketing and Editorial

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Glenview, IL

    I worked at Pearson


    Pros: • Flexible Hours • Decent Compensation • Nice People • Noble Cause • Great Benefits •… Cons: • No Real Career Growth • Lots of Middle Managers (many who are washed up or has beens) • Way too many temps on work force (people… More
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    good experience if you are interested in sales

    Editorial Assistant (Former Employee) Boston, MA

    I worked at Pearson


    Pros: great coworkers! close relationships with other assistants, lots of people… Cons: no training, no advancement unless you go into sales, more work than can be done… Advice to Senior Management: It would be nice if there was a more collaborative effort across Higher Ed groups.… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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