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"Lots of hard work, little recognition"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Content Specialist in Austin, TX
Current Employee - Content Specialist in Austin, TX
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Pearson full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Allows work from home
Knowledgeable employees
Opportunities to learn
Friendly colleagues

Cons

Long hours
Impossible schedules
Upper management talks a good talk but you shouldn't believe it
Little recognition for hard work and dedication

Advice to Management

Value your employees

Other Employee Reviews for Pearson

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good learning in a fast paced environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bloomington, MN
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bloomington, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pearson full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility to work on your area of interest. Lots of growth options for ambitious people.

    Cons

    Use of lot of old technologies. Lot of domain knowledge embedded into people, newcomers have to worm hard to make their presence felt in company


  2. "Low salaries but good bonus potential"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Bonus, great benefits, flexible schedules, lots of potential to advance into different areas, friendly people to work with, nice office building.

    Cons

    low base salary, textbook publishing is a changing industry and it is easy to get burnt out after a few years. Sometimes too much micromanagement.

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