TransUnion

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TransUnion Reviews

Updated March 3, 2015
Updated March 3, 2015
202 Reviews
3.4
202 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Excellent work/life balance with the ability to work off-site as needed (in 19 reviews)

  • Allowed to work from home twice a week depending on your department (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-Life balance exists, but is not the strongest the Chicago area (in 8 reviews)

  • Processes - The amount of red-tape and lack of practical training on how to navigate the "system" is awe-inspiring (in 9 reviews)

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  1.  

    learned essential analyst skills during my first year

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Chicago, IL

    I worked at TransUnion full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    great environment, fast on-boarding process

    Cons

    I entered during a time when there was a lot of attrition

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try and meet with new employees that are in your department

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Changing and growing company with a bright future -- IF they fix internal structures and processes quickly.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at TransUnion full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Obvious investments in the organization and people to change the way the company operates and the culture - new building renovation in Chicago and elsewhere, new brand, changeover of staff from "old way of thinking" to "new way of thinking," positive vibes and energy for employees, more focus on employee engagement and satisfaction.

    Cons

    Still defunct processes - creates many inefficiencies, still have many employees who are not skilled to move forward in today's digital business world, understaffed in some areas - takes longer than it should to get things done. We need much better B2B marketing focus.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Title structure is very strange. I am a very experienced person, but have a "lower level" title which was not understood prior to me actually working at TransUnion. My title does not reflect my experience, nor does it make sense (I'm not consulting at TransUnion - I actually work at TransUnion) and reflects negatively internally in terms of influence and perception. Doesn't make me feel valued as an employee.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Across the board transformation to drive growth and employee development. Information for Good is real!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at TransUnion full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fast pace, growth opportunities, products and services drive entire economies and help develop middle classes around the worls

    Cons

    Internal systems back-office systems are dated and ineffective which creates tremendous frustration

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue investments to upgrade internal systems and process

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great experience to work at a company with such diverse background

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TransUnion

    Pros

    Promote innovation and allow you to share new ideas

    Cons

    Takes times to understand the company culture

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Slow advancement of career

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TransUnion

    Pros

    Flexible work hours and an open working environment. Gym in building free for employees.

    Cons

    People are out to advance and will do whatever it takes even throwing others under the bus

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn to reward those that help bring in revenue that are not a part of Sales

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Project Manager

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Chicago, IL

    I worked at TransUnion full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Salary is above market rate. Decent coworkers once they get to know you. Plenty of project work due to antiquated systems.

    Cons

    No real vacation or sick days. Received 19 PTO (paid time off) days for the year. Most management was brought in by their friends from former companies. Lousy growth opportunity.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't lie at the interview about flex hours and ability to work from home when you really don't mean it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Really great place to work and getting better!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Major Account Executive
    Current Employee - Major Account Executive

    I have been working at TransUnion full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance is great, ability to work off site.
    Coworkers are friendly and work as a team in my experience.
    Solid benefits and time off.
    Really bright team in executive management, Thought leaders bringing about tangible improvement.

    Cons

    Some outdated processes/operational redundancy.
    Communication and documentation of S.O.P's could be better

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you are doing, there is a very positive buzz amongst the other employees that I talk to!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Positive things ahead!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at TransUnion full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    TransUnion has a great company culture and offers a true work-life balance. We are in a period of transition which makes it an exciting time to be with the company. You have the opportunity to be apart of projects that contribute to an evolving company.

    Cons

    During a period of transition, you have to accept that roles/tasks/projects are not always clearly defined and change will occur. You have to be open to changing priorities and be able to adapt and go with the flow! Which is not a con for everyone.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Great place to work!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TransUnion

    Pros

    TransUnion is a wonderful place to work. They really care about their people, strive to always be better and have a relaxed working environment you typically don't find in this 'type' of business.

    Cons

    I think this company is only getting better, each and every day.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Almost there.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Specialist in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at TransUnion full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I love working for TransUnion. I'm really early into my career and have taken advantage of many opportunities TU has presented. Love to new brand. For the most part, I enjoy my coworkers.

    Cons

    For a tech company, we're not very tech savy. Small example, I was told that I need to restart my computer every time I'm having issues with the sound. Every. Single. Time. Nothing like rebooting during a presentation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fully commit to the trch company personality.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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