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Western Union - a place where one would always come back to work with a pleasure!

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - New Agent Compliance Coordinator in Vilnius (Lithuania)
Former Employee - New Agent Compliance Coordinator in Vilnius (Lithuania)

I worked at Western Union full-time (Less than a year)

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

Pros

Very supportive and motivating managers who are able to create a wonderful working environment. A lot of possibilities to develop professionaly and take part in various projects which may interest you.

Cons

Probably as in all big multinational companies, it takes ages to fix a process which does not work properly and one cannot do a lot about it, just wait...

Advice to Management

Spread company's philosophy and key values in all possible ways!

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  1. Good benefits, work life balance, question mark to company's growth prospect

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Operations Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Senior Operations Manager in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Western Union full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    - The company is the leader in its area, so less competitive pressure. Good for folks who are not looking for challenges or rapid changes.
    - Company products and technology do not evolve much in spite if what happens in the digital world. That makes your work manageable.
    - Good benefits and work life balance. I can see many people working here for many years are very comfortable here.
    - being small and flat organization, you have very limited opportunity and visibility if you are in smaller office locations.

    Cons

    - Pace of change to catch up with new developments. Slow to adjust itself to make it relevant to the new consumers and technology. It's interesting to see how the company can maintain its position vs the likes of paypal and online low cost p2p provider out there.
    - People too comfortable in their job means strong status quo. People looking to constantly challenge themselves or stimulate their brains may not enjoy working here.
    - CEO really lacks focus. Reorgs are daily routines. Even at top management level.

    Advice to Management

    Stop reorgs. Make the best use of your existing people, like it it not.


  2. It was a good entry level job

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Western Union full-time

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people;
    Management knows how to motivate their staff;
    Good benefits and work/life balance;
    Career opportunities

    Cons

    Challenging schedule for Europeans to adapt to South American shifts;
    Too many trainings, that are very intuitive and do not have a lot of value added;


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