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impressive corporate leadership; questionable operations leadership

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at MasterCard

Pros

Strong CEO leadership, great focus on diversity, decent personal development opportunities, good pay,

Cons

operations leadership has been around too long - fresh approach is needed; intense margin focus drives a somewhat "sweat shop" environment

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good First Start

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    Former Contractor - NOC Technician in Kansas City, MO (US)
    Former Contractor - NOC Technician in Kansas City, MO (US)

    I worked at MasterCard as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Decent Pay
    Close to Home
    Gave me a start in IT

    Cons

    Management didn't know about Job duties.
    Work Environment was Dark and old.
    I call it the place where IT workers go to die
    Very old workplace and median age is quite a bit older.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Update you work environment
    Need a training program. Not Tribal knowledge only.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    Value Added Services - Sr. Analyst

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in O Fallon, MO (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in O Fallon, MO (US)

    I have been working at MasterCard full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    -CEO brings in a new and energizing perspective
    -CEO also pushes for diversity, change, and innovation
    -Company is going through a culture change inviting new ideas, perspectives, innovations, millennial employees
    -Educational assistance for undergrad and grad school is great
    -Stock prices continue to prosper in reflection of the embraced changes (cultural, technological, innovations)

    Cons

    -Many old school employees (those before IPO) are resistant to change
    -Many prefer the status quo
    -Bureaucracy is a problem causing delays in time to market initiatives and embracing new process improvement ideas
    -Politics at times play major deterrents impacting project and human resource advancements
    -Employees feel overbooked with tasks and this is considered 'the MasterCard way' . This causes burnouts and employees seek other positions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Be cognizant of your teammates and don't treat them as only a 'human resources'
    -Really help employees grow in their career, so don't hold them back
    -When employees are overbooked with tasks and can't always meet the outpacing demands, don't say 'it's a time management issue'
    -Give hard working internal employees opportunities to grow and not just fill positions with external people.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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