Pearson

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3 people found this helpful  

Lots of hard work, little recognition

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Current Employee - Content Specialist in Austin, TX
Current Employee - Content Specialist in Austin, TX

I have been working at Pearson full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Allows work from home
Knowledgeable employees
Opportunities to learn
Friendly colleagues

Cons

Long hours
Impossible schedules
Upper management talks a good talk but you shouldn't believe it
Little recognition for hard work and dedication

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    It's not about how good you work, or how long you've been there.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sacramento, CA

    I worked at Pearson full-time

    Pros

    I loved the people I dealt with in the school districts. There were wonderful people who stood by me when I needed help finding a new position after Pearson closed out office.

    Cons

    I worked for Pearson for years. I thought I would retire from there. I had a good history, good connections, and did my job very well. Then they decided it was no longer profitable to hire Americans, and they could make more money outsourcing the work to India. They closed the office I worked at, and layed us all off. It was devastating, at my age, and in the 2012 economy. I'm very grateful to have found a wonderful job with another company.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    No opinion of CEO
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    Low salaries but good bonus potential

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Good Bonus, great benefits, flexible schedules, lots of potential to advance into different areas, friendly people to work with, nice office building.

    Cons

    low base salary, textbook publishing is a changing industry and it is easy to get burnt out after a few years. Sometimes too much micromanagement.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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