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Dun & Bradstreet Overview

Short Hills, NJ
1001 to 5000 employees
1841
Company - Private
IT Services
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
For 177 years, our mission has been to help customers leverage data and insights to improve business performance. The next evolution of Dun & Bradstreet’s history will expand the value we bring to our customers around the globe. The journey ahead is a ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to help our customers leverage data and insights to improve their business performance.

Company Updates

  • We are now a private company. For 177 years, our mission has been to help businesses leverage critical data and insights to improve business performance. The next evolution of our history will expand the value we bring to our customers around the globe. Learn more here. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQZje

    Dun & Bradstreet is Now a Private Company

    On February 8, 2019, Dun & Bradstreet announced the completion of the merger by which it was acquired by an investor group led by CC Capital, Cannae Holdings, Bilcar, LLC, Black Knight, Inc. and funds affiliated with Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.

  • Advice for Dun & Bradstreet Applicants! Listen to a few of our team leaders share their perspectives on what we're looking for from applicants and candidates to our open roles. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQZdt

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Dun & Bradstreet – Why Work For Us?


Having recently gone private, we now have greater flexibility to build a competitive advantage in the vibrant market for data and insights, an edge that we are confident will benefit our customers. Now more than ever, we will have the opportunity to offer solutions to accelerate revenue, reduce cost, manage risk and transform businesses. We plan to invest in several key areas to strengthen our core data assets, create high-value analytics, enhance our technological capabilities, and deliver a top-notch customer experience. Join us as we embark on an exciting new chapter for our storied brand.


With the largest commercial database on the planet, we work with nearly ninety percent of the Fortune 500, and companies of every size around the world, who rely on us to build smart relationships and support their growth.

Our Heritage: How We Began

In 1842, Lewis Tappan started the Mercantile Agency (that would later become Dun & Bradstreet) as a network of correspondents who served as a unique source of reliable, consistent and objective credit information, fostering business relationships and man's confidence in man.

Now, nearly two centuries later, we've changed beyond recognition. Our credit ledgers now take the form of hundreds of millions of business records. And our agents who rode on horseback are now data scientists with predictive analytics. But amidst this change, our mission remains the same. We are inspired by human progress - the desire to grow and find new, better ways of doing business.

It's a very exciting time to be in Sales and Customer Support at Dun & Bradstreet because there are so many new and innovative products that we offer, that many people are not aware of such as our Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain and Compliance products and solutions. Our go-to-market approach is based on the principles of speed and simplicity. See below for more about the various different Sales and Customer Support teams and how they are structured, and meet some of our Sales Leaders here.

Field Sales:

Our team helps deliver D&B's growth strategy by putting the customer at the center of what we do to drive sales. Exceptional relationship builders, members of our team are responsible for the acquisition of new customers and the retention and growth of existing customers. Typical roles include Sales Executives (our QBs), Account Managers, Solutions Advisors and Subject Matter Experts who have deep knowledge within a particular vertical. Our Sales Teams are primarily focused on the following business categories: Credit Risk Management, Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain Management and Compliance.

Inside Sales:

Inside Sales opportunities exist at Dun & Bradstreet all over the globe. Our sales account executives and product specialists are high-energy and goal-oriented. They spend time proactively calling customers to cross-sell, up-sell and retain D&B Service offerings to achieve monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets.

Customer Experience:

Our team is responsible for reimaging our customer experience in ways that differentiate our company from our competitors and transforms how our customers engage with us. We do this in many ways, including listening carefully to our customers' feedback, monitoring 'voice of customer' market trends, engaging in industry events that promote customer experience best practices and building a customer-centric culture within our team. Our end goal is to drive growth and revenue through world-class customer relationship management. Key functions within our team include: Delivery & Technology, Customer Service & Education, Customer Service & Support and Customer Strategy.

Customer Service & Support:

Our Service & Support team provides world-class, value-added service and support to our customers by focusing on post-sales customer satisfaction. We do this by taking ownership of key areas that impact our customers' experience, including global customer service, customer management, support and training. We also provide subject-matter expertise to implement and integrate our value-added products and solution where needed to optimize our efficiency and effectiveness. We know our customer's success is our success, and integrate that into everything that we do. Key areas of focus include: Post Sales & Front Door Help Desk, Inbound Customer Operations, Outbound Customer Operations and Customer Management & Training.

 Meet some members of this team here, and learn more about how we operate below. 

Content:

Content is a global team delivering thought leadership and inspiration by building strategic relationships through modern experiences so our customers can grow. Our key focus areas are to: uncover truth and meaning from data; drive content/value through data; leverage modern technology, analytics, and platforms; and build relationships with influencers. Our team is divided into seven distinct areas of practice, cross-collaborating to achieve our collective goals: Global Content Innovation, Global Identity and Linkage, Enterprise Data Governance, Global Data Quality, Global Data Operations, International Partnerships & WWN (World Wide Network) and Editorial.

Analytics:

Our team moves analytics, economics and statistics beyond theory and Big Data buzzwords to the real-world where we provide our customers with actionable insights on their commercial relationships. We don't just analyze macroeconomic trends, but curate stories around the data, and build products that re-define business intelligence. We describe what's occurred, what's changing and predict what may come to pass. Key areas of focus include Master Data Management, complex Identify Resolution, and Predictive Analytics.

Technology:

Technology is a global team that creates and operates the systems that deliver D&B data into our customer's ecosystems. We eat, breathe, and dream of technologies that run our business today - and those that will transform the way we deliver value in the future. Our Team is divided into five areas of practice, cross-collaborating to achieve our collective goals: Tech Operations/Infrastructure, Tech Engineering, Tech Security, Tech PMO and Emerging Business Technology.

Our goal is to make Dun & Bradstreet an amazing place to work.

That's why, in addition to the advantages that come with our unique culture of generosity and curiosity, we offer an extensive portfolio of benefits to help our employees manage their health, save for the future, and promote a positive work-life balance. Below is a general overview of what we offer in the United States. (Specifics may vary based on other non-U.S. locations.)

Health and Well-being:

  • Medical and Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Care Accounts
  • Sustainable High Performance (SHP) Reimbursement Program: Reimbursement of up to $400 annually for eligible expenses on products and services, such as home fitness equipment, a gym membership, race fees, or a Weight Watcher® program

Protection Insurance:

  • Life Insurance
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability

Financial Well-being:

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Financial Planning
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

Paid Time Off:

  • Vacation days: 20 days. You are eligible to earn more based on your years of service.
  • Holidays: 9 paid days that coincide with national holidays when our US offices are closed, plus one floating holiday of your choice
  • Volunteer Days: Two days per year to volunteer
  • Unsick Day: One paid day off to visit the doctor when you are not sick
  • Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave: Up to 16 weeks of paid leave for the primary caregiver, and up to 2 weeks of paid leave for the secondary caregiver.

Additional Benefits:

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Legal Insurance Plan
  • Home and Auto Insurance
  • Aetna Resources for Living
  • Commuter Benefit
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Education Assistance

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    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Dun & Bradstreet (Short Hills, NJ) in April 2018.

    Interview

    I applied on the DnB careers website. The HR recruiter reached out to me and set up a phone call. She asked me general questions about my background and my interests. I was then invited to the Short Hills office to interview with 3 people from the team that was hiring. Each interview was around 35-40 minutes. The questions were mostly behavior with some technical questions here and there. I heard back about 3 days latter from the same HR recruiter inviting me back to interview with the supervisor. Once again this was about 35-45 minutes and was mostly behavioral/culture questions with some technical questions

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Dun & Bradstreet Awards & Accolades

  • Great Place to Work in Ireland (Dublin office, #4), Great Place To Work, 2018
  • Best Workplaces for Women in Canada, Best Workplaces, 2018
  • World's Most Ethical Company, World's Most Ethical Company, 2018
  • UK's Best Workplaces, Best Workplaces, 2018
  • 2018 Best Places to Work in New Jersey, NJ Biz Journal, 2018
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