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Pleasant worklife, but little direction

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Former Employee - Print Production in Boston, MA
Former Employee - Print Production in Boston, MA

I worked at Pearson full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Flexible in terms of hours and ability to work remotely. Talented staff interested in doing good work.

Cons

Constant department shuffling. A new, company-shaking restructuring every two years. Little thought given to developing employees' skill sets.

Advice to Management

The tumultuous changes during my time at Pearson, while necessary, are utterly bewildering to the rank and file. I feel that layoffs of entire swaths of employees seemed to be the first resort, rather than having the foresight to assess employees' skills and figuring out which ones might be asked to take on new responsibilities.

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    Pearson Employment

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    Current Employee - Temporary Exam Taker in Virginia Beach, VA
    Current Employee - Temporary Exam Taker in Virginia Beach, VA

    I have been working at Pearson part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay rate
    Easy tasks
    Only takes a week

    Cons

    Incorrect information was given about hours

    Advice to Management

    Please be more clear when describing the hours for the test taking


  2. Not a bad pace to work, they need better structure

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Senior Quality Assurance Lead in Chandler, AZ
    Former Contractor - Senior Quality Assurance Lead in Chandler, AZ

    I worked at Pearson as a contractor (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Pays for education
    Easy to get to
    Some great people to work with

    Cons

    Reorged 4 times in one year
    Hard to get hired on


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