D&B Reviews

Updated 22 October 2014
Updated 22 October 2014
232 Reviews
3.1
232 Reviews
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D&B President & CEO Robert Carrigan
Robert Carrigan
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Smart and collaborative people trying to do the right thing, decent work life balance (in 23 reviews)

  • D&B had one of best work life balances which I have experienced in my career :) (in 18 reviews)


Cons
  • Because D&B is a huge company, implementing ideas or change can be difficult (in 25 reviews)

  • Senior management too focused on reaching their numbers (in 15 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good Learning Experience, Stale Future Strategy

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    Former Employee - Intern in Short Hills, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in Short Hills, NJ (US)

    I worked at D&B as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Friendly employees, very much so 9-5 with some exceptions, interesting work. Pretty good comps.

    Cons

    No young staff = no innovation in thought or processes. They are trying to improve the brand which will take time, but their products and offerings need to be refreshed, not just the logo alone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in the future - need better talent, need to be on the cutting edge of data analytics.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Excellent company, great place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at D&B full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues, interesting work, motivating atmosphere, good benefits. New CEO is energizing and exciting. Has been a great company for years and seems to be improving. I learned a lot here and found it a very positive experience overall.

    Cons

    Like any corporate place, has its Dilbert moments but overall it's a good place to work and treats employees well. It is undergoing change and that can always create a "wait and see" vibe but all signs seem good.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great company with great benefits & good culture

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    Current Employee - Risk Management Specialist in Overland Park, KS (US)
    Current Employee - Risk Management Specialist in Overland Park, KS (US)

    I have been working at D&B full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great leadership team and continuing to improve. World class innovation and industry leading information and insight. The best in the business.

    Cons

    No local office in many locations. While there are lots of benefits to being a home worker, thee are drawbacks as well. Travel can get tiresome after months of the routine.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep innovating. Do not become complacent or accept the status quo.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great company to work for. To them you are not just a "number'. You are respected and valued.

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    Former Employee - Credit Advisor in Greensboro, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Credit Advisor in Greensboro, NC (US)

    I worked at D&B full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great pay, positive environment, great benefits.

    Cons

    A little stressful at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There's really nothing that they can improve upon.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great people. No loyalty to long time employees

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at D&B full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Good benefits. Friendly working atmosphere. Excellent vacation and time off.

    Cons

    no room for advancement. Too many cuts over the years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To managers who take over a new group due to realignment, listen to the advice the group is telling you and also learn more about how that group works.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    The Small Business segment is getting hammered

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    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in Center Valley, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in Center Valley, PA (US)

    I have been working at D&B full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good people. Good work life balance. New CEO who wants to take the company in the right direction

    Cons

    No new innovation and years of over charging customers is now coming back to bite the company. Data is more easily attainable no. D&B is not the only player on the block but charges like they are. Pricing of the products is a huge issue.
    They are like a big ship that sees the iceberg ahead but does not know how to turn. They are trying to turn now but are already feeling glancing blows. Quota is hard/next to impossible to obtain since customer constantly drop for much lower prices. No real innovation to replace.. Sales reps just move from dept to dept to avoid getting laid off.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good luck.... Lower pricing to start competing and loss revenue or continue on the same downward trend

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Former Employee Loved Time at D&B

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    Former Employee - Vice President in Tucson, AZ (US)
    Former Employee - Vice President in Tucson, AZ (US)

    I worked at D&B full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Associate/employee friendly. Good feedback and evaluation tools. Training was

    Cons

    On-going senior management vision, was a problem.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Outsourcing ... did it really work?

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Fantastically friendly company with every intention of building you skills to move up the ladder.

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    Former Employee - QA Tester in High Wycombe, England (UK)
    Former Employee - QA Tester in High Wycombe, England (UK)

    I worked at D&B full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Trained to do everything needed or wanted to know. Team building days out. Nobody is better than anyone else no matter what your job is. All jobs advertised internally before going to agencies. Pension and private healthcare

    Cons

    Improving skills to hit monthly targets and gain promotion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You couldn't have taken better care of me. My redundancy was upsetting but that's a part of life.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Excellent Corporate Environment, Slow Growth

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    Former Employee - Data & Operations Analyst in Short Hills, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Data & Operations Analyst in Short Hills, NJ (US)

    I worked at D&B as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Awesome environment, and the freedom to move around and take on great challenges early on. Salary was great, and the workload was not overbearing.

    Cons

    The company is not growing vs. competitors. Additionally, a poor management structure can makes things difficult to get accomplished.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    great job

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    Former Employee - Project Director in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Project Director in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at D&B full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    everything. I liked everything abut this company. its very flexible.

    Cons

    I dont have any cons. This was a great place.none

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    great job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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