D&B Reviews

Updated 22 August 2014
Updated 22 August 2014
237 Reviews

3.2
237 Reviews
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D&B President & CEO Robert Carrigan
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Smart and collaborative people trying to do the right thing, decent work life balance (in 23 reviews)

  • D&B had one of best work life balances which I have experienced in my career :) (in 18 reviews)


Cons
  • Because D&B is a huge company, implementing ideas or change can be difficult (in 24 reviews)

  • Senior management too focused on reaching their numbers (in 15 reviews)

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  1.  

    Competitive work environment

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    Former Employee - QA Analyst  in  Parsippany, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - QA Analyst in Parsippany, NJ (US)

    I worked at D&B full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Intelligent employees, quiet work environment, always work to do. Multiple consultant companies = pushes employees to do better work. This is clear because most workers take their job seriously.

    Cons

    Personal growth, disconnect between upper management and lower management causes less than perfect quality. Multiple consultant companies = high competition, sometimes counter productive.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Project Manager/Business Analyst

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    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Short Hills, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Short Hills, NJ (US)

    I have been working at D&B full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Extremely friendly people, awesome culture, very kind and polite people, willing to work with you, train and guide you and ensure that you succeed while the company. Food in cafe is provided at a subsidized rate which is the best thing. I really enjoy working a lot here. So much learning to do...

    Cons

    New budget is provided every 3 months, so you never really know what's coming up next in your job status. but apart from this there could me more, but I am not yet exposed to it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please promote new talent and new people.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Biz that's trapped in the past

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at D&B

    Pros

    Not many - work from home so you don't have to deal with incompetent supervisors

    Cons

    Clearly upper management has no understanding of modern work environments or how to innovate. Too busy fixing what's broken instead of building better.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Run for the gates

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Stop Worrying about the bottom-line

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    Current Employee - Senior Solutions Consultant  in  Boston, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Solutions Consultant in Boston, MA (US)

    I have been working at D&B full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work-life balance and brand name

    Cons

    Senior management too focused on reaching their numbers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    work wise fine, manager not so much

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at D&B full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good work profile, endorses work life balance

    Cons

    leadership team for my department were a pain

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good company, good products and services, no work/life

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    Current Employee - Sales
    Current Employee - Sales

    I have been working at D&B full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    good products and comp plan

    Cons

    never ending shuffle in the c-suite

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    What could have been

    Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I worked at D&B full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Talented workforce.
    Great work environment
    Good work life balance

    Cons

    Too much politics in competing with external vendors for development work

  9.  

    political

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at D&B full-time

    Pros

    - good learning curve and experience

    Cons

    - only hired pretty ladies and therefore office politics makes it a stiffling environment to work in

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    listen to the employees for once

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great opportunity and earnings potential, supportive management, typical stress in sales role.

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    Current Employee - Sales  in  Austin, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Sales in Austin, TX (US)

    I have been working at D&B full-time

    Pros

    Best in class company and products, good mix of teamwork and personal autonomy, leadership is quality with mix of management styles, uncapped earnings if you commit to best practices and focus on activity, ability to help companies with consultative approach.

    Cons

    Some micromanagement, as with any sales role, metrics are biggest focus, hard to move into new positions, base salary is lower than other similar jobs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider creating an environment with more potential for movement and opportunity throughout departments. By evaluating individual performance, work ethic and strengths, talent would be uncovered.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Job was AMAZING, then slowly declined

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    Former Employee - NCAT Sales Associate  in  Tucson, AZ (US)
    Former Employee - NCAT Sales Associate in Tucson, AZ (US)

    I worked at D&B full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay, decent salary, outstanding commission, bonus and spliffs.

    Cons

    Slow and steady decline of commission and bonus structure.

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