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Current Employee - Receiver in Lebanon, IN
Current Employee - Receiver in Lebanon, IN

I have been working at Pearson full-time (less than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Excellent working conditions. Floor management is easy to follow and get along with. Honestly make you feel like you are appreciated.

Cons

Low pay and an undue long wait for benefits and raises leaves a revolving door on the distribution center. Quality employees don't stick around long, moving on to better paying jobs almost immediately, leaving only the dregs of the employable to hire on and stay.

Advice to Management

Bring the starting pay scale up to the level of the other distribution centers in the area. Higher pay means that quality employees will hire in and stay with the company, gaining experience and loyalty.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Great Company with some minor leadership issues

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    Former Employee - Software QA Analyst in Bloomington, MN
    Former Employee - Software QA Analyst in Bloomington, MN

    I worked at Pearson full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The company has a strong business model and you won't have to worry about being out of a job so long as you can meet expectations. The work life balance is great, I've never been pressured to work over time or on weekends. The salaries are fair and competitive and there are opportunities to move up or around within the company.

    Cons

    Managers sit in nice offices while non managers get crammed into uncomfortable "agile pods" which nobody likes. There is no real career development training for non managers. Working from home is basically not allowed.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Lots of opportunities within, but low pay

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pearson full-time

    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing benefits, smart people, lots of opportunities within the company, relaxed environment in most departments despite stressful deadlines.

    Cons

    Most people leave Pearson and then come back in order to get pay raises. Otherwise, you'll be stuck at same pay forever. Also, most departments require sales experience for open positions even if that offers little benefit to the job itself.

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