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TransPerfect Reviews

Updated July 16, 2018
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TransPerfect Co-CEO Elizabeth Elting
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Pros
  • "Great learning experience, work hard/play harder culture, young colleagues, great after work events/ parties" (in 26 reviews)

  • "TransPerfect has great people to work with" (in 38 reviews)

Cons
  • "The work life balance is straight up crap I can't even sugar coat that" (in 65 reviews)

  • "Pyramid scheme commission structure, long hours, management changes" (in 80 reviews)

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  1. "Solid company"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Honolulu, HI
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Honolulu, HI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relaxed environment
    Not too difficult to learn

    Cons

    Long hours
    They don’t pay overtime

    Advice to Management

    Pay based on performance not on time with the company


  2. "Great Place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TransPerfect full-time

    Pros

    Great company, great management and culture

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  3. "The good, bad and the ugly..."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TransPerfect part-time

    Pros

    Has great people working there...

    Cons

    Management treats people like machines...

    Advice to Management

    Lighten up...


  4. "Project Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great place to start a career

    Cons

    Lack of support of new-hires


  5. Helpful (1)

    "OK Company, bad office"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Sales in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Industry leader, potential to make good money, fun parties, some great co-workers.

    Cons

    Bad leadership, terrible sales culture, cult atmosphere. Chicago office has extremely high turnover.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Downward Spiral"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Some cool people
    -Most are passionate about their work

    Cons

    -Utter chaos, especially since the company was sold
    -Complete frat club
    -Spend millions on company conferences and luxury travel for senior management but question cheap train tickets for anyone else for work-related travel
    -Most people in senior management have been with the company since graduating from college, so they have no idea how any other businesses operate and constantly make-it-up as they go with no regard for best practices


  7. "Love This Company!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Sales in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people
    Tons of room for growth
    Great quality of product/services

    Cons

    Long hours but I am happy and proud to work.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Terrible Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Can work from home often and middle management is great

    Cons

    Upper management is terrible, pay is low, no salary increase


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Popularity Contest"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun Team Cultures
    Easy Work
    Relaxed Atmosphere

    Cons

    You are/feel very expendable
    Poor leadership - Feels like a popularity contest rather than meritocracy

    Advice to Management

    Invest in professional leadership training


  10. "Account Executive"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TransPerfect full-time

    Pros

    Clear path to promotion, close management contact.

    Cons

    Long hours, take your work home with you.

    Advice to Management

    Keep communicating with your employees.


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