Pearson

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Pearson Reviews

Updated Jul 29, 2014
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3.3 747 reviews

57% Approve of the CEO

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John Fallon

(145 ratings)

61% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Usually a great work-life balance if you're in Production or Media (in 60 reviews)

  • Almost all of my colleagues with families work from home twice a week (in 30 reviews)


Cons
  • Lack of transparency between upper management & finance with the feet on the street (in 32 reviews)

  • IT development teams and operations tend to work long hours (in 25 reviews)

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    Great Company to Work

    Project Manager (Current Employee) Bangalore

    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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    International Pearson entity is great, Indian one ...poor

    Regional Manager (Former Employee) Mumbai

    ProsLoads to learn from the international team, cooperative and great peers to work , freedom to innovate and do things freely.
    Great brand and stands for quality , good internal 'self learning' systems , pay is as per industry standard

    ConsIndian HR/L&D department is pathetic no T&D for employees , no career path communication
    Management lacks vision and poor people management skill
    Management is too egoistic to listen to employees pleas , not a transparent workplace in india

    Advice to Senior ManagementOnly to indian management- Pls start listening and looking at the kind of culture and values that is being created. Be people friendly and appreciate transparent feedback.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Not a good place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosbrand name alone.can be used for ur next career move

    ConsNot much growth opportunities.neither promotion or a good pay.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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