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Wierd Working Environment

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Sales in New York, NY (US)
Former Employee - Sales in New York, NY (US)

I worked at Experian full-time (less than an year)

Pros

Customer facing sellers get leased cars

Cons

Layoffs are a common management tool

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Man or (wo)man up! If you have an employee that needs feedback - give it to them and allow them the time to restore confidence rather than lay them off! I never saw such disfunctional behavior from senior executives in my life!

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Worst company I've worked for in my 15 year career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Manager
    Current Employee - Software Development Manager

    I have been working at Experian full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, very financially stable, great teammates

    Cons

    To start with, this is not a technology company - this is a marketing company where technology is treated as overhead resource. Everything is driven through (unrealistic) deadlines where software gets shoved out of the door at all costs (both human and enormous technical debt). Enormous amount of bureaucracy where it takes weeks of "following the process" to make a two line code change. Outdated technologies and tools (or more often no tools at all) - complete lack of automation with trivial tasks. VP's have no authority to make no-brainer decisions. Everything has to be approved by CTO who lacks technical understanding yet constantly gets involved in the "weeds". You'll be losing your skills (and brain cells) here very quickly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Empower mid-level management to make no brainer decisions (and hold them accountable for the results). Change the culture of "all the responsibility with none of the authority". The company can't scale where one man makes every decision.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Difficult economic times at company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Experian full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Interesting assignments in multichannel environment

    Cons

    Difficult sales process to sell services

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