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MasterCard Reviews

Updated Jul 20, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.6 266 reviews

89% Approve of the CEO

MasterCard President and CEO Ajay Banga

Ajay Banga

(170 ratings)

75% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The company also has a great culture and most of its employees try to have a good work-life balance(in 39 reviews)

  • Good benefits, good pay, good global exposure but still very beaurocratic and "meeting heavy"(in 19 reviews)


Cons
  • Forget about work life balance that they preach on paper but do not put in practice(in 9 reviews)

  • There is a barrier with middle management - the top is visible and engaged but info stops in the middle(in 9 reviews)

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    Great Company - Have been here four years and love the change and impact company is having....

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Purchase, NY (US)

    ProsGrowth company that provides a lot of opportunity

    ConsCompany is going through major transformation, pace of change is fast...you have to have to want to be part of the future.....

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Emerging Payments Inter - Mobile Money (Former Employee) Purchase, NY (US)

    Prosinterned there for a summer. they have a very good internship program that is well structured and provided us with lots of opportunities to get involved. During my stay people were very welcoming and helpful. The work place is extremely diverse by age, gender, and race. Company values work life balance. I had a great time and learnt a lot during my stay there.

    Conssmaller than visa with fewer resources. if you work at HQ in purchase commute from NYC is lengthy.

    Advice to Senior ManagementShould have a better orientation and training session for new employees to really teach them in a classroom environment everything about MasterCard

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Intern (Former Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsGreat people, very innovative
    I liked how they allowed employees to use the perks of the Priceless campaign (ie. free tickets)

    ConsNot many team bonding activities, sometimes felt out of touch with the company

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Enjoy working here, but it is extremely fast paced ALL the time.

    Business Leader (Current Employee) O'Fallon, MO (US)

    Prosflexible with work/life balance and ability to work remote, benefits are good and there are lots of healthy incentives. Gym onsite is another bonus if you can find the time to visit.

    ConsThe new open floor plan may work for some, but not all. Every day is busy season, there is no break in the madness.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Priceless

    Vice President Marketing (Former Employee) Brussels (Belgium)

    ProsGreat people, especially in Europe.
    Great benefits and Stock option plan.
    Growing Category.

    ConsToo conservative and slow to market.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBring more European Management into the USA!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    An excellent company to work for!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGrowing company with that offers career opportunities for employees

    ConsDemands of being part of a growing company can be challenging for work / life balance for some

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    Mastercard Review

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosculture, people, opportunities, global perspective

    ConsPay, perks, health care, gym

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsExcellent career opportunities and compensation/benefits

    ConsSomewhat stressful. Like all companies in USA hard work/life balance

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It is Priceless !!!

    Senior Analyst (Current Employee) Lake Saint Louis, MO (US)

    ProsExcellent work atmosphere and it is Priceless

    ConsNo Cons. Excellent work atmosphere and it is Priceless

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe way the Management functions is excellent and they always work on enhancing the functions to be amicably acceptable to all the employees and contractors.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Leader

    Leader (Current Employee) London, England (UK)

    ProsGreat career opportunities, great senior management. Hungry for innovation and good outlook for growth in the international markets.

    ConsHard to move laterally and vertically. Must network to overcome this.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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