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Beware of TOPs Term of Project positions

Editor (Current Employee) Boston, MA

ProsLow stress work environment. Very friendly and supportive.

ConsTerm of project positions, TOPs, are exactly that. Most low to mid level positions always start as these contract positions. It is the pathway to becoming a permanent staff member, but budgets often stand in the way. You are strung along for a year or two and then can easily be shown the door.

Advice to Senior ManagementA significant portion of permanent staff is dead weight, while there is no room for flesh blood to stick around.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    4 people found this helpful  

    After 8 years of being paid top dollar, the only skills I used were those to get coffee and photocopy

    Executive Assistant (Current Employee) Upper Saddle River, NJ

    I have been working at Pearson


    Pros: Great benefits, time off, high pay and bonus for the area, come and go as you want. They offer… Cons: Sadly, management is incompetent and there is no room for movement or advancement. Hiring is often from the outside instead of providing opportunity to… Advice to Senior Management: Management requires a clean sweep if this company is going to make it. Management also needs to be seriously trimmed. There are people still… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    3 people found this helpful  

    My experiences have been mostly great at Pearson. Aside from the fact that I wish I was making more money, I love my job

    Marketing Assistant (Current Employee) Upper Saddle River, NJ

    I have been working at Pearson


    Pros: Very good hours, flexible schedule, great coworkers, great energy. Cons: Salary is minimal (in my opinion) Advice to Senior Management: Consider rewarding employees that are valuable assets with more competitive salaries. Fact is, Pearson is… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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