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Wonderful work environment with lots of great people.

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunrise, FL
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunrise, FL

I have been working at Western Union

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Great, dynamic Leadership that's totally connected with employees. Management consistently makes the effort to go the extra mile recognizing and encouraging employees at all levels and creating "extras" like a health and wellness fair. There are a lot of just plain good people - smart, hardworking individuals who genuinely care about each other.

Cons

Somewhat limited opportunities for growth unless you are willing to move to global headquarters in Denver (brrr...). Also, there's a tremendous amount of work involved and a bit of a workaholic culture.

Advice to Management

Keep up the great work!

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  1. Helpful (1)

    The company is going through a centralization phase - all roads lead to Denver.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunrise, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunrise, FL

    I have been working at Western Union

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Strong market position, company association does open doors, esp. in pursuit of a JV or marketing program.

    Cons

    Over reliance on agents to do work, plus company is in the middle of a centralization kick (as of June 2010). Consider: when you have to approve a $1000 trip for business reasons, management appears distrustful. If you're going to work for Western Union, make sure you are in Denver or have a clear path to a position there if considering a career. Company does not innovate well, seems to prefer buying innovation.

    Advice to Management

    Use some of that available cash to actually invest in new technologies, and don't be afraid of agents. Consider decentralizing decision making.


  2. Was an intern, good experience

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO

    I worked at Western Union

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, friendly environment, nice supervisors

    Cons

    no full time opportunities offered

    Advice to Management

    employee development program should be improved


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