Pearson
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www.pearson.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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A Bootcamp to Develop the Skills for Success in Your Next Sales Job

Sales Representative--Higher Ed (Former Employee)
Chicago, IL

I worked at Pearson full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat training: Professional Selling Skills
Salaries are competitive, bonus uncapped
Light work load during the summer

ConsExtremely heavy work load during the selling season
Very high turnover rate. In one sales meeting product session, over 50% of the reps in the room were brand new
Very clique-ish, felt a bit like 7th grade
Management can be downright catty

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good temp job for full time

Scorer (Former Employee)
Austin, TX

I worked at Pearson full-time for less than a year


Pros: Supervisors are very understanding if you need a half day or a sick day for any reason, and are very willing to explain… Cons: Scoring becomes repetitive after a few hours, especially during the afternoon. Most scorers are retired or in between jobs, so if you are looking for… Advice to Senior Management: Please pay more to somewhere along the national average. Or at least, make it clear which amount listed in the contract will… More

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Running in place

Production Editor (Current Employee)
Boston, MA

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


Pros: benefits, wonderful coworkers, back bay location Cons: outrageously busy from march-august, oct-nov, do not hire enough people during the summer rush, work 10-12 hour days under extreme pressure without pay, includes weekends,… Advice to Senior Management: realize that you have experienced, talented professional people working for you, do not have to micro manage. when you are berated by your manager,… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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