Pearson
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Pearson Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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3.3 651 reviews

                             

62% Approve of the CEO

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John Fallon

(94 ratings)

63% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "There is an excellent work-life balance; overtime is hardly ever necessary"
    in 52 reviews
  • "Almost all of my colleagues with families work from home twice a week"
    in 28 reviews
Cons:
  • "Lack of transparency between upper management & finance with the feet on the street"
    in 32 reviews
  • "Sometimes might need to work for long hours, imbalance work for developers"
    in 25 reviews
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Great Company to Work

Project Manager (Current Employee)
Bangalore

I have been working at Pearson full-time

ProsLearn new things with lot of opp.
Less work pressure
Independence of work
Flexibility

ConsGrowth prospects is time killing
For India transformation is under progress, so time killing for growth prospects

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

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Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore

I have been working at Pearson full-time for less than a year

Prosopportunity to learn is enormous
work life balance is good

Consinfra is not so good
workplace is not an inspiration to work / for innovation

Advice to Senior Managementworkplace should be modern and lively

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Satisfied

Product Manager (Current Employee)
Hyderābād

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

Prosgood atmosphere, Work Ethics working with ambitious company where the growth is set

ConsThe People Management (HR) department does not respond properly

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

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Life in Pearson Education !

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Noida

I have been working at Pearson as a contractor

ProsThe atmosphere is very calm and cozy plus the flexible timings are a relief. Even work from home can be counted as a pro of working in PE.

ConsOffice Politics I would say.

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

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Never a dull moment at work

Vice President (Current Employee)
New Delhi

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

ProsChange is constant at the work place.

ConsTough place to work if can't keep pace with the change

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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The company is innovative and is the leader in Education

Contractor (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Pearson as a contractor for more than a year

ProsWork Life Balance, Salary, Culture

ConsPatience and perseverance can take you heights in your profession.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe reach of education to every nook and corner is essential for the success of Pearson.

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

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Incredible, flexible, empowering

Senior Manager (Current Employee)
Mumbai

I have been working at Pearson full-time for less than a year

ProsEmpowerment, freedom to pursue ideas

ConsLarge organization complicated stakeholder managment

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

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Good culture and ample opportunity of growth.

Executive Sales (Current Employee)
Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir

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

ProsGood Cultured company, provides good opportunities to grow, likes innovation in work.

ConsBurdening the employees with the other different product. May lead to dissatisfaction in the employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementInnovations is good thing if rightly used.... First strengthen your core products than going to other verticals.. if want to experiment such things the employee shouldn't be overburdened.

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experimental, open to learning & exciting each day.

Assistant Manager (Current Employee)
Lucknow

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

ProsOpen to learning, good in team buliding & less hierarchy.

ConsNo process & SOP defined.

Advice to Senior ManagementStructured process & Protocol. Internal Jop placements.

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

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Good Company

Territory Manager (Current Employee)
Hyderābād

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

ProsEmployee Friendly can expect good growth

ConsNot completely organised takes some more time

Advice to Senior ManagementGive access to everyone

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

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