Experian
2.8 of 5 201 reviews
www.experiangroup.com Dublin, Ireland 5000+ Employees

Experian Reviews

Updated Mar 31, 2014
Experian – Nottingham – “Experian Landmark House”

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2.8 201 reviews

                             

56% Approve of the CEO

Experian CEO and Director Don Robert

Don Robert

(117 ratings)

40% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Good work-life balance but reflected in mediocre pay

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsWork life balance is good

ConsLimited scope for promotion opportunities

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

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Mixed - lacking Innovation and autonomy, great workforce, opportunities for travel

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Nottingham, England

I have been working at Experian full-time for more than 5 years

ProsKnowledgeable, talented and determined workforce
Great travel/relocation opportunities
Unique market position
Exciting and Interesting Data and Technology utilisation

ConsNon competitive remuneration
Some Middle Management should be cast in The Office
Low level of autonomy
High level of non job loss restructuring
Roadmap/Strategy is rarely adhered to
Reluctance to invest in basic systems/tools

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on building process and systems to support day to day life, rather than buzzwords and internal fighting.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good potential for long term career prospects in terms of experience but slow career progression and low pay.

Analyst (Current Employee)
Bradford, Yorkshire and the Humber, England

I have been working at Experian

ProsGood people and friendly place to work. Potential for good experience and to take on responsibility at an early stage in your career. Experience of the full project lifecycle and client facing work with the possibility of moving to other areas of such a large business.

ConsRecent salaries low in comparison to similar jobs elsewhere, particularly in Analytics roles. No clear salary bands so secrecy surrounds the pay of colleagues and no clear idea of what you may be earning in 4 years time. Reluctance to promote in lean times with the focus on the individual proving they have earned an average review rating. Reliant on your line manager and relationship with them for prospects (as anywhere I guess!). Prospects likely to improve when the economy picks up and money isn't as tight.

Advice to Senior ManagementAddress the above!

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A decent place to work but management really needs to listen to its employees

Senior Development Manager (Current Employee)
Costa Mesa, CA (US)

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

ProsGood work life balance, great office culture and great hardworking people to work with.

ConsNo personal growth, no perks, compensation is on the low end. Company is moving all development offshore and has no plan in place to do this. Product management in the UK is so disconnected with the development in the US. There is no accountability in any of the teams. Too many contractors and not many employees, huge risk.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to the employees. Allow for more training for employees. Pay market salaries.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good but no growth

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Experian full-time for more than 5 years

ProsRelaxed Environment, Learn at your own pace

ConsNo set career growth, you need to push for improving compensation

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It could be worse.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsDecent pay & benefits plan; pretty casual dress code; somewhat flexible schedule; family-like environment

ConsMundane work; current hiring freeze places more work the remaining individuals; quite often, there's too much work, and too little resources

Advice to Senior ManagementFind a way to keep your employees refreshed.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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boring job

Service Delivery Manager (Former Employee)
Allen, TX (US)

I worked at Experian full-time for less than a year

Prosno pros given. I did not like it.

Consnothing to do, very boring work.

Advice to Senior Managementnone

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great, very rewarding super internship

Client Engagement (Current Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I have been working at Experian part-time for less than a year

ProsNice group of people. Very motivated and wants to do well. Great location in midtown. If you work hard it can be very easy to move up.

ConsWork can get very repetitive. It is all about using the internal tool, which seems to have many setbacks. Should be revamped.

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

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They asked me technical question

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Experian

ProsIt is a nice company people are good

ConsI could not find any cons

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Fair pay poor management

Sales (Former Employee)
Irvine, CA (US)

I worked at Experian full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat people working here, very sharp with high commitment levels. Great industry to be in, business information is key to many organizations.

ConsPoor management, little direction is given to employees. You are many times left to make your own assumptions for your line of business.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to the employees they are the ones working directly with customers.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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