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"Good place to work"

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Former Employee - Sales in Schaumburg, IL
Former Employee - Sales in Schaumburg, IL
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Experian full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Good company. Great location. Professional staff. Excellent benefits. There is room for moving up in the company, just have to kiss the right tush.

Cons

Revolving door. Job security can be an issue, even for great employees. Culture is a bit loopy at times.

Advice to Management

Stop the hire/lay off cycle. It creates paranoia among employees and leads to decreased productivity. Have some faith in your employees and invest in them.

Other Employee Reviews for Experian

  1. "Corporate Climate on Par with Indentured Servitude"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield Beach, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Experian full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Co-workers are the best
    Decent benefits
    Casual work environment
    Easy (close) commute and a nice office
    Good company to join if you want to use as a stepping stone to learn and leave within 2 to 3 years

    Cons

    Experian Marketing Solutions / Consumer Insights continues to struggle with implementing a plan for growth and sticking to it. Much like Sybil with her multiple personalities, Experian needs to understand who they are and what they want; they then need to develop a good plan for success and to stick with it - not flip-flop and change direction every year. They also need to quit over-working, under-paying and taking advantage of the decent, loyal, dedicated employees they have left. Before the end of each fiscal, positions are eliminated and department budgets are cut all to improve the bottom line - but at what cost? Over my 8+ year tenure, I took on 3 additional positions due to downsizing without any increase in pay. Promotion to the next job level never came through even though it was the work I was doing for several years. The expectation is to work more hours (50+ hours p/week is the norm and what's expected) to complete the job(s) at hand which in turn creates a reactive rather than proactive work environment. Corporate global strategy to create shared services (AP/AR/IT) in Costa Rica, Chile, Kuala Lumpur in order to reduce redundancy across all business units resulted in entire departments to be laid off and outsourced to these off-shore locations. Morale is terrible and people are looking elsewhere. Senior and Executive Management are clueless and only care about the numbers, not the people. Older, more experienced, talented people with years of service are being let go so it does seem ageism is in play.

    Advice to Management

    Get a back-bone and stop being so wishy-washy! Realize you are foresaking loyalty and talent for the bottom line. The real key to Experian's future success is a secure, happy, talented workforce that feels appreciated and well compensated. Also, it's shameful and reprehensible you want to earn your money in the US, but not support the US workforce or economy.


  2. "A great growth opportunity, fast paced, well organized company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Sales Engineer in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Technical Sales Engineer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Experian full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I love working here. Experian DQ is a results oriented business less concerned with micromanaging and more concerned with the bigger picture. At every point is the company trying to help you grow both within Experian as well as within your own career trajectory. Trainings are plentiful, the support is fantastic, and the growth internally is unparalleled.

    Cons

    The only con is that the company is still somewhat restructuring, which leads to some confusion currently.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be as transparent as possible with new business unit / division changes and stick to exhibiting the core company values.

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