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"Political Place with Pretentious People"

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Former Employee - Business Leader
Former Employee - Business Leader
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Some smart and intelligent people in products and solutions hired in the recent year. Talent attracts talent. I don't usually like HR but have positive experiences with a very professional HR partner - respectful, solutions-oriented, smart and clearly an endangered specimen.

Cons

Political and full of unthinkable nonsense e.g. senior managers who watch what time you come in and make a fuss to others, not to you directly. Legal Department run by prescriptive and dogmatic stiffs who take joy in misfortunes and mistakes of employees. A pretty judgmental culture. Managers who do not develop their teams caring only for their own skins.

Advice to Management

Lead by example. Talk is cheap and boring. Recognize those who truly make a difference and make it hard for those who simply make noises to shield their own incapabilities. Be mindful of what talented people want and need at work.

Other Employee Reviews for Mastercard

  1. Helpful (1)

    "No work-life balance"

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    Former Employee - Leader in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Leader in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fair compensation, interesting work, opportunity to make an impact.

    Cons

    No work-life balance - everyone works all hours. Impossible for working parents, especially new mothers. The extremely political environment makes everything harder than necessary. Limited career advancement unless you're willing to move.

    Advice to Management

    Culture needs to be less hostile to working mothers.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "It's a good place to work if you can deal with the politics."

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    Former Employee - Managing Consultant
    Former Employee - Managing Consultant
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flextime available. Hours are fair.

    Cons

    Too political. Friends hire friends. Very clicky. Hard to advance.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more advancement opportunities. Promote from within.

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