MasterCard
3.6 of 5 223 reviews
www.mastercard.com Purchase, NY 5000+ Employees

MasterCard Reviews

Updated Apr 12, 2014
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3.6 223 reviews

                             

87% Approve of the CEO

MasterCard President and CEO Ajay Banga

Ajay Banga

(134 ratings)

74% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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It is good place to be from

Business Leader (Current Employee)
Kiev (Ukraine)

I have been working at MasterCard full-time for more than 8 years

Prospeople
culture
atmosphere
opportunities for self development
management support of your ideas

Constime management
size of company
quite slow internal processes

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Great company

Communications (Current Employee)
Purchase, NY (US)

I have been working at MasterCard full-time for more than a year

ProsEstablished brand with a start-up feel

ConsExperiencing a lot of change over the past few years

Advice to Senior ManagementStay focused on innovation

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

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Entrepreneurial environment

Director, Consulting (Former Employee)
Miami, FL (US)

I worked at MasterCard full-time for less than a year

ProsVery creative environment. They are willing to allow experimentation, which is very satisfying. You have to be able to thrive on chaos since there is a lot going on. I do, so I loved it.

ConsSome resources don't contribute much and thus their focus tends to be on tangential matters, which creates a frustrating environment at times.

Advice to Senior ManagementConsider weeding out the low performers. Their equal "participation" during decision making could be discouraging.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Excellent company to work for

Senior Business Leader (Current Employee)

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

ProsI think the pay and benefits are among the best in the payments industry. The company is extremely stable, excellent financials, and outstanding stock performance since IPO in 2006.

ConsNeed to focus more on promoting from within. Sometimes slow to market with new products and services. In some cases, a follower rather than a leader.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Human Resources Analyst (Current Employee)
Miami, FL (US)

I have been working at MasterCard full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat culture, good career development programs in place

Consa bit burecratic, flat organization

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

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at MasterCard

Prospeople are nice and kind

Consnot professional, but some times rude

Advice to Senior Managementtoo many travel for management

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Satisfied employee

Senior Business Leader (Current Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

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

Prossmall yet global; many smart people; very strong growth since IPO in 2006

Conswork life balance to be addressed; need to act global - too US centric

Advice to Senior Managementsolid progress - need to still focus on the core staff engagement issues

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

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at MasterCard

ProsLaidback Innovative Friendly Culture Provides self-growth Good Location

ConsBe able to Provide some inter-departmental growth

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

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All was good

Business Analyst (Current Employee)
Saint Louis, MO (US)

I have been working at MasterCard full-time for more than 8 years

Prosbalance between work and home is promoted

Conscan be stressful environment at times

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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MasterCard IPS: a great team and an industry leader.

Business Leader (Current Employee)
Purchase, NY (US)

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

ProsMasterCard has evolved quite a bit since its IPO in 2006. Bottom line, it's a fantastic place to work, with exceptional opportunities and more than its share of thought leadership. It may sound corny, but I'm proud to tell people I work at MasterCard. I've been on the MasterCard IPS team for several years now, and it's great to work with a supurb group of dedicated people and extraordinary management team.

ConsI'm finding it difficult to come up with a 'con' for MasterCard or MasterCard IPS. MasterCard IPS is an ideal team -- best I've ever worked with.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work! Your efforts are obviously on target.

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

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