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"A wonderful place to work if your willing to work hard."

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Former Employee - Publisher's Representative in Glenview, IL
Former Employee - Publisher's Representative in Glenview, IL
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Pearson full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Amazing benefits, access to upper level management and transition to other positions

Cons

Glenview office is hard to get to on public transportation

Advice to Management

redecorate the office its horrible

Other Employee Reviews for Pearson

  1. Helpful (5)

    "Rotten management and no work ethics"

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    Current Employee - Editorial Project Manager in Upper Saddle River, NJ
    Current Employee - Editorial Project Manager in Upper Saddle River, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible time, colleagues are fun to work with

    Cons

    The management has no clue on how to handle the business. Their constant travelling, implementing consistent process changes that lead to nothing, and no attention to content or content management has led to a swift decline of author-publisher relationships and general product quality. While staff at middle management and junior staff works consistently to meet goals and make sure that authors are being heard, non-empowerment at this level leads to constant bottlenecks, making all products - digital and print LATE! We keep expecting authors to submit manuscripts on time when we barely pay heed to their ideas or opinions on the market.

    Let us not even delve into the subject of salaries or motivation, because these things are purely fictitious at Pearson Education. While most work gets done just because the middle management is very mindful of their work ethic, there is hardly ANY salary increase on an annual basis. Promotions and opportunities are meant for people are who close to their managers or higher management and everyone else who is more talented and hard working is just biding time till they find better jobs that they truly deserve.

    Advice to Management

    WAKE UP!


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Low salary, no mobility, upper management cliquish"

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    Current Employee - Marketing
    Current Employee - Marketing
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pearson full-time

    Pros

    Looks good on your resume.

    Cons

    Salaries are insultingly low. You are expected to work 2-3 times your job description. Management ignores you unless you are in the cool club. So unless you want to work in sales sucking up to management and professors while working an expected 70hrs a week making a low base salary and hoping the economy doesnt suck so bad you that by some miracle you make your bonus, its not worth it.

    Advice to Management

    Tap into the talent in your workforce. It is time for a structural change.

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