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MoneyGram International Reviews

Updated 20 September 2017
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Pros
  • Generally great corporate culture, clearly trying hard to be a top-quality company to work for, excellent recognition of work-life balance (in 18 reviews)

  • Motivated Happy People Generally fun respectful work environment (in 19 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Compliance officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MoneyGram International full-time

    Pros

    Great for aml specialist

    Cons

    Verrrrrrrry bad managers, they don't know what they are doing at all....


  2. Helpful (5)

    "Can't seem to figure out a budget"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MoneyGram International full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible with working from home when you need to.

    Cons

    They can't seem to figure out how a budget works. Every year it's a hiring freeze, layoffs and eliminating contractor work due to over budget. They got rid of promotions. You can only advance if there's an opening which creates a culture of throwing colleagues under the bus in hopes of receiving open positions.


  3. Helpful (3)

    "Associate Counsel"

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    Former Employee - Associate Corporate Counsel in Dallas, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Associate Corporate Counsel in Dallas, TX (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at MoneyGram International full-time

    Pros

    Flexible work from home. Limited performance incentives or achievable 30% bonus.

    Cons

    Lack of direction and overall instability. Limited resources. Hi turnover. Worthless stock optipns outside inner circle

    Advice to Management

    Provide greater vision. Be aggresive. Give up WalMart. Be innovative, not just follow the heard.


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  5. Helpful (2)

    "Finance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours and friendly co-workers for the most part.

    Cons

    No good benefits.
    Favoritism not to the best workers, but best smiles.
    Management don't know how to manage.
    Errors and horrors on results.

    Advice to Management

    New owner, review stuff very well and determine who really knows their job.
    Keep the hard workers, not the lazy ones.


  6. Helpful (8)

    "Short term jobs with acquisition in fall"

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    Former Employee - Senior Director in Dallas, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Director in Dallas, TX (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MoneyGram International full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Compensation was reasonable but not structured. Benefits/PTO/Holidays were good.

    Cons

    Way too much politics and "favorites." Lots of hard workers carrying the load for the others. Annual merit increases not based on results, very subjective. Managers didn't manage incompetent employees. HR area is in turmoil.

    Advice to Management

    Wait until you see how the new Chinese management changes the culture. Big changes coming for slackers.


  7. "Short-sighted vision"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MoneyGram International full-time

    Pros

    People are friendly which makes getting work done easy. Bonuses and raises are routine, as long as performance expectations are met.

    Cons

    Career paths seem to be non-existent. Executive management seems to lack leadership experience, but has deep industry knowledge.

    Advice to Management

    Spend more time listening to employees and learn to take feedback.


  8. Helpful (2)

    "In transition"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MoneyGram International full-time

    Pros

    great team to work with

    Cons

    management has no idea what is really happening


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX (US)

    I worked at MoneyGram International full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Company has operations throughout the globe.

    Cons

    Everybody works in silos. Lacking a culture of bringing people together.

    Advice to Management

    Hire a Culture Officer to help create a more inclusive environment.


  10. "not good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    nothing good to mention here

    Cons

    alot of weak points which is annoying

    Advice to Management

    change the manager


  11. "Company feedback"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MoneyGram International full-time

    Pros

    Good balance between private and professional life

    Cons

    Too much process/rules
    Management lack of training and humanity
    Very very very low treatment compared to job done

    Advice to Management

    Be brave, be human, valuate your talents,


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