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6 days ago

Business Development Executive, Personalized Learning in Providence Rhode Island

Pearson Providence, RI

To make an immediate impact in this role you will need to use your influence to engage Education organizations. You will create a demand for Pearsons… Experteer


14 days ago

Business Development Dir (R and R K-12), REMOTE East of MS River in Boston Massa

Pearson Boston, MA

The Readiness and Retention Business Development Director develops and implements strategies and brokers agreements to help integrate Readiness… Experteer


17 days ago

K-12 Measurement Specialist (Territory: KS,MO,OK,NE,IA) in Phoenix Arizona Unite

Pearson Saint Louis, MO +5 locations

To make this happen, you will enjoy the opportunity to work in a team environment with other field based and inside colleagues to develop and… Experteer


14 days ago

Business Development Dir (R and R K-12), REMOTE East of MS River in Albany Georg

Pearson Albany, GA

The Readiness and Retention Business Development Director develops and implements strategies and brokers agreements to help integrate Readiness… Experteer


14 days ago

State Account General Manager in Austin Texas United States

Pearson Austin, TX

Maintain state government leadership by establishing key contacts within influential state education agencies, committees, boards and organizations… Experteer


7 days ago

Business Development Executive, Personalized Learning in Concord New Hampshire U

Pearson Concord, NH

To make an immediate impact in this role you will need to use your influence to engage Education organizations. You will create a demand for Pearsons… Experteer


4 days ago

Manager, Bids and Proposals in Iowa City Iowa United States

Pearson Iowa City, IA

The Manager, Bids & Proposals is responsible for leading and managing a team of writers in the research, writing, interviewing and preparation of… Experteer


7 days ago

Business Development Executive, Personalized Learning in Stamford Connecticut Un

Pearson Stamford, CT

To make an immediate impact in this role you will need to use your influence to engage Education organizations. You will create a demand for Pearsons… Experteer


17 days ago

Dir Marketing in Washington District Of Columbia United States

Pearson Washington, DC

Marketing Strategy (30%) • Meet with senior leadership regularly to understand and track business goals across the organization and develop… Experteer


4 days ago

Eastern Region, HIED Sales VP - REMOTE East Coast in Raleigh North Carolina Unit

Pearson Raleigh, NC

Within the first 12 months as the Eastern Regional VP, the successful candidate is expected to: 1. Establish a clear sales strategy for the Eastern… Experteer


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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA (US)

    I worked at Pearson full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Successful company, some good coworkers, education is important mission

    Cons

    terrible management, ongoing restructuring, very low morale, salaries don't grow, employees no longer valued (the core value of "decency" is a joke!) under new CEO, bad office space -- absolutely toxic place when I left, and current employees report it's the same or even worse. Folks who have been there since "the good ole days" are counting down to retirement; others probably would love to be among the layoffs. Even the young newbies, who are usually energetic and optimistic, are beaten down and quickly move on after getting a taste. As others have written, everyone has a workload of at least 2 or 3 people... without a thank-you or pat on the back in sight. You're supposed to be grateful just to be within Pearson's once-hallowed halls and feel privileged despite being buried by the muck.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People liked working there with Marjorie Scardino at the helm; before Fallon employees didn't feel like overworked cogs in a machine that's not set up to produce efficiently. Train managers better, try to keep good people working there, reward folks for hard work, fill vacancies, and figure out a business model that might work before you shuffle folks around (or out) over and over. There's no reason to roll out a program that's been proven by pilot groups not to work... unless you're going to fix it! Come out of your boardrooms and witness what it's actually like to work in the jobs that make your company profitable year after year and line your pockets; open your eyes to the mess that is now your empire. You must improve working conditions and morale; your shiny reputation is very, very tarnished. Employees, vendors, authors, freelancers, and probably customers are pretty disappointed the past few years, and your downward trends continue.

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