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"The magic happens outside of your comfort zone…"

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Current Employee - Manager in Boston, MA
Current Employee - Manager in Boston, MA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Experian full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Pros: Challenging work environment that inspires you and pushes you out of your comfort zone. There were many days I found myself skipping to work excited for the new challenges ahead. Being my first job out of school, I learned the valuable lessons of accountability, high work ethic and discipline.
The people are what make this place special and the culture allows you to bring your personality to work without having to conform, it is energizing and engaging.
The opportunity is here for the taking but no one is going to hand it to you on a silver platter. You know that if you work hard and give it 110% that good things will come out of it. Don’t wait for opportunity to come knocking at your door, instead YOU go find it and this is the place that lets you do so.
This job isn’t for everyone but no job is. If you are a highly motivated, self-driven, hard working individual that wants to get business skills and career progression on the fast track –well then this is the place for you.

Cons

Cons: At times the workload can be overwhelmingly fast paced which can lead to quick burn out.

Advice to Management

Advice: Transparency is key and communication systems here do need some improvement especially how information trickles down and is delivered to all individuals within the company.

Other Employee Reviews for Experian

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Newbies"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Experian full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, okay pay.
    Nice people

    Cons

    Most of the positive reviews are all people who are either fresh out of college or have never worked someplace else in their careers. They have a strong sense that they are doing everything right and don't look to see what anyone else in the industry is doing. FaceTime is more important than actual results. Everyone here is way too involved in everyone personal lives which stems for going out drinking together pretty much every night. In the last six months I've seen at least 30 people leave. The turnover rate is insane here. There is minimal life work balance and zero flexibility for it.

    Advice to Management

    Activity does not equal productivity


  2. "IT Dysfunctional & Micromanaged"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Costa Mesa, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Costa Mesa, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Experian full-time

    Pros

    None. Too many cons to bother with mentioning any minor pros.

    Cons

    The IT department is micromanaged from the very top. The only person who makes any real decisions is the CTO. No one is empowered to make a decision, let alone think for themselves.

    They claim to be a technology company, yet they sell information not technology. They "think" they are a technology company because they use the Web to sell their products & services. Yes, they spend (waste) a lot of money on their infrastructure, but that does not make them a technology company.

    There is absolutely no trust in the company. No matter what level you're at. The executive management thinks they are leaders, but they don't guide or inspire anyone like a true leader does. They dictate at every level. No one is inspired or encouraged to think.

    Their pre-production software testing is a joke. They rarely put something into production without it causing a problem.

    Advice to Management

    Replace the Senior & Executive IT team!

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