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Dun & Bradstreet Overview

www.dnb.com
Short Hills, NJ
1001 to 5000 employees
1841
Company - Public (DNB)
Finance
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
We are at a transformative moment in our company history. With almost two centuries of experience and a new modern vibe, work at Dun & Bradstreet has never been more exhilarating. We are a global community of 5000+ people who build data-based solutions that are ... Read more

Mission: Dun & Bradstreet grows the most valuable relationships in business by uncovering truth and meaning from data.

Company Updates

  • We're on a roll! Awarded by NJBIZ, we are considered a NJ state top employer who ..."shows a dedication to their employees’ professional growth and quality of life." Go #TeamDNB. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ5Ow

    Best Places to Work in New Jersey | NJBIZ

    The Best Places to Work in New Jersey awards program recognizes and honors the state's top employers who show a dedication to their employees' profess

  • We are humbled by yet another 'Great Place to Work' award! This time, in Dublin, Ireland. We are #4 on the list, moving up from #6 in 2016. Congratulations #TeamDNB! Our cultural transformation is really taking off. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ5Os

    Best Medium Workplaces in Ireland 2017 - Great Place to Work® Ireland

    This is 2017 list of Best Medium Workplaces in Ireland!

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Dun & Bradstreet – Why Work For Us?


Life here at Dun & Bradstreet might surprise you! Each day, we are taking steps to transform our culture into one that activates the very best in our people. At the heart of our work you’ll find our core values: to be data inspired, relentlessly curious and inherently generous. These values inform how we engage with our customers and how we energize one another. Step inside and you'll feel that energy in our hallways and product labs, client meetings and whiteboard sessions, hashtags and annual reports. We're also exploring what needs to change to accelerate creativity and innovation. For example:

  • We recently eliminated traditional performance reviews in favor of a more continuous dialog between team members and their managers.
  • We've gained efficiences after implementing 'just enough process' to get a job off the ground (the results of which have been refreshing and liberating).
  • We flattened the structure of our organization so that our leaders are accessible and more in tune with our people.
  • And, we changed our dress policy: 'Dress for Your Day' simply means wear what you want.

So if you thrive in a fluid, agile culture but want the solidity of a storied brand, come join us!

Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) grows the most valuable relationships in business. By uncovering truth and meaning from data, we connect our customers with the prospects, suppliers, clients and partners that matter most, and have since 1841. Nearly ninety percent of the Fortune 500, and companies of every size around the world, rely on our data, insights and analytics. 


We Help Our Customers Build Relationships Through Data. 

Growth is the lifeblood of business, and its most fundamental driver is the relationships a company fosters with prospects, customers and partners.

Over nearly two centuries of helping businesses understand this dynamic, we have honed the expertise of how data and analytics forge the relationships that lead to industry-leading performance. To activate these capabilities, we build – or co-develop with partners – solutions tailored to our customers, whether they are in marketing, sales, finance, supply, compliance or information technology. And we deliver this content however they want to consume it.

Our platform’s foundation is the world’s largest commercial database, with over 240 million company records we derive from 30,000 data sources and update 5 million times per day. We integrate this insight into our customers' core systems, workflows and cloud-based apps in ways that enhance their impact, and we also integrate with their existing data and third-party data sources. Our DUNSRight® process gives us the unmatched ability to turn an enormous stream of data into the high-quality information our customers need to grow their most valuable relationships. 

We offer a wide range of solutions for Risk & Finance, Operations & Supply, Sales and Marketing professionals. From banking to high-tech, from retail to energy, more than 34,000 companies and 87% of the Fortune 500 trust Dun & Bradstreet to provide critical data and insights they need to create every-day connections with their most valuable constituents.


undefinedWe are proud to offer a broad range of benefits designed to meet the diverse needs of our team members. The program consists of the following four benefit clusters with plans that support the various aspects of your life:

 

Health Care

Health CareWe depend on our healthcare benefits to help stay healthy and protect against the high cost of a serious illness or injury. Our benefits program offers two Medical Plan options, Dental and Vision benefits. We also provide you with the ability to contribute before-tax dollars to a Health Care Flexible Spending Account or a Health Savings Account to help you pay for eligible medical expenses.

Protection

ProtectionProtecting you and your family in case of unexpected illness or injury is an important part of our benefits program. To make sure that you have the necessary financial resources in case of disability or death, we offer Life, Disability, Voluntary Group Accident, Long Term Care, Group Legal, and Home and Auto Insurance. We also provide Company-paid Life Insurance and Business Travel Accident Insurance at no cost to you.

Retirement and Savings

Retirement and SavingsWe provide retirement and savings benefits that offer you value and flexibility in planning for a financially secure future. The Dun & Bradstreet 401(k) Plan gives you the ability to save on a tax-deferred basis and receive matching dollars from Dun & Bradstreet. The Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) is a convenient way to purchase Dun & Bradstreet common stock at a 15% discount through payroll deductions, with no brokerage fees or commissions.

Work and Family

work-familyAs your work life and family situation changes, we offer a number of benefits to help you manage those changes. You can contribute before-tax dollars to your Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account to pay for eligible child care expenses and receive matching dollars from Dun & Bradstreet. The Employee Assistance Program is provided at no cost to help you through difficult times. A Commuter Benefit Program, Fitness Reimbursement, Educational Assistance, Matching Gifts, and paid Holidays and Vacation are also available.

Whether you are a seasoned team leader or just kicking off your career, your growth matters to us. That’s why we recently put a new team of people in place who are thinking long and hard about how to support your development. While we’re still in the early phases of our planning, our end-goal is to set you up for success in your role at Dun & Bradstreet and build a robust curriculum for leaders and individual contributors of all levels.

  • The Foundation: “Performance Agility”. The goal is to accelerate strategy execution by accelerating individual performance. It's creating the right conditions and mindset for you to leverage your strengths to deliver and develop.
  • For Team Leaders: As a Leader, you’ll play an important role in the lives of your people and are expected to perform at the top of your game. To help, we’ve developed a learning program that will enhance the value you bring to your team and the company. We offer three core programs and a variety of electives so that leaders can create their own ideal learning experience.
  • Our CEO Leadership Experience Program: This new program is designed to provide our most senior leaders an intensive and rigorous learning experience. Cohorts of individuals work together through several phased in-person experiences where they refine their personal brand, reflect on their current leadership practices, and further develop their ability to lead and influence within our company values. 

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    I absolutely love everything about my job. My job at Dun & Bradstreet gave me every opportunity I needed to accomplish the goals I set for myself. Not only had it opened doors for me in every area of my life, the D&B culture is one I've never had the pleasure of experiencing at any other job. My coworkers are my family. They are always motivational, positive, and supportive. Every person at Dun & Bradstreet works hard every day because we are all out to accomplish something for ourselves or our families. I would recommend this job for anyone willing to do what it takes to get where they need to be in life.

    Cons

    It is a job like any other job. You will get out of it exactly what you put in.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be supportive to help your teams grow to be better. I also love how you value your employees and reward us for our hard work. It is nice to feel like your company values your hard work as an employee.

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Dun & Bradstreet Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Dun & Bradstreet.

    Interview

    The process was two phone interviews and a face to face interview. The first phone interview I had was great. The individual I spoke to was passionate about her job and the team as a whole, asked great questions, and our conversation was effortless. I was really excited to move onto the next round. Then, the next person I spoke to was very short with all of her questions and honestly pretty rude. It was like speaking to a robot. I was told that I would receive feedback by the end of that week and heard nothing. I reached out to them and was told that they would follow up by the end of the following week regardless of whether or not they want to bring me in for a face to face interview. I never heard back, but quite honestly, I wouldn't want to work under that second interviewer based off of that phone conversation. Pretty ironic given that the main thing I spoke to the first interviewer was about creating a positive candidate experience.

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Dun & Bradstreet Awards & Accolades

  • World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere Institute, 2016, Ethisphere Institute, 2016
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2016
  • Top 50 Rockstars of B2B Marketing, Kapost, 2015
  • Best B2B Marketing Brands, Kapost, 2015
  • Top 100 Small Business Influencer, Small Business Influencer, 2015
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