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MasterCard Reviews

Updated Jul 14, 2014
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3.6 266 reviews

89% Approve of the CEO

MasterCard President and CEO Ajay Banga

Ajay Banga

(170 ratings)

75% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The company also has a great culture and most of its employees try to have a good work-life balance (in 39 reviews)

  • Good benefits, good pay, good global exposure but still very beaurocratic and "meeting heavy" (in 19 reviews)


Cons
  • Forget about work life balance that they preach on paper but do not put in practice (in 9 reviews)

  • There is a barrier with middle management - the top is visible and engaged but info stops in the middle (in 9 reviews)

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosculture, people, opportunities, global perspective

    ConsPay, perks, health care, gym

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

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    Great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsExcellent career opportunities and compensation/benefits

    ConsSomewhat stressful. Like all companies in USA hard work/life balance

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

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    It is Priceless !!!

    Senior Analyst (Current Employee) Lake Saint Louis, MO (US)

    ProsExcellent work atmosphere and it is Priceless

    ConsNo Cons. Excellent work atmosphere and it is Priceless

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe way the Management functions is excellent and they always work on enhancing the functions to be amicably acceptable to all the employees and contractors.

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

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    Leader (Current Employee) London, England (UK)

    ProsGreat career opportunities, great senior management. Hungry for innovation and good outlook for growth in the international markets.

    ConsHard to move laterally and vertically. Must network to overcome this.

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

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    Hungry to innovate and win in the payments globally

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

    ProsGreat people.
    Focus and investment in innovation and merging payments.
    Great brand and the opportunity to be the center of a broad industry working with startups, merchants, and banks.

    ConsBig company culture and politics - but Ajay Banga the current CEO is pushing hard to change this
    Average age skews older, but again, there is a big drive to balance that

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

     

    Senior Financial Analyst

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat company to be an employee. People are hard working yet willing to assist in achieving the company's goals.

    ConsThe HQ location is in Purchase, NY.

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    Great life/work balance

    Senior Consultant (Current Employee) Saint Louis, MO (US)

    ProsFeel valued as a team member and employee.

    ConsLimited upward mobility if you are not in a main office.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't limit advancement to only those you see.

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

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    It is good place to be from

    Business Leader (Current Employee) Kiev (Ukraine)

    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)

    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)

    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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