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Pearson Reviews

Updated March 28, 2017
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  • Difficult to maintain work life balance (in 45 reviews)

  • During the last 4 years upper management changes too many times (in 96 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Representative"

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    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, supportive management and encouraging training

    Cons

    Promotions take forever and the corporate environment makes things go longer than they should.


  2. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Diversity seems important at this company.

    Cons

    Management seems disorganized a lot.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Sr. Human Resource Help Desk Representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pearson full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Job was interesting

    Cons

    Tiring when call or email volume was high.

    Advice to Management

    should have kept the jobs in the US


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Loved working for this company."

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    Current Employee - Senior Account Program Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Account Program Manager in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at Pearson full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Worked through many different positions, in the end was in a great position. Was able to manage contract from my home office

    Cons

    Constant reorgnization, lack of communication


  6. "Never a Dull Moment"

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    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Old Tappan, NJ
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Old Tappan, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pearson full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Changes, becoming a lot more Formalized ERP's HR & Financial processes

    Cons

    Revenue and performance are not improving as fast as we would like

    Advice to Management

    The turn over is making things a lot more difficult


  7. "Production Manager"

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    Former Employee - Production Manager in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Production Manager in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pearson (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people,competitive salary, challenging work

    Cons

    Not a lot of work available for the industry.


  8. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Endless tools for success when starting

    Cons

    Training period can be short


  9. "Always Learning and Changing"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pearson full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work

    Cons

    Processes need improvement customer service and technical support.


  10. "Pearson sales rep"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great place to learn, manage your own schedule, meaningful work.

    Cons

    Difficult to maintain work life balance


  11. "Great culture and values"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pearson full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful environment, team work, respect for employees, good internal communications

    Cons

    Going through restructuring and adjusting to disruption in the education industry



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