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MasterCard Reviews

Updated 23 April 2015
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  1. The best induction process I've witnessed and it's evident that this company care about their staff

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Digital Marketing in Peterborough, England
    Current Employee - Digital Marketing in Peterborough, England

    I have been working at MasterCard full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Career progression, personal growth, morale, communication

    Cons

    Large company culture means it's difficult to stay on top of changes

  2. Leader

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Leader in London, England
    Current Employee - Leader in London, England

    I have been working at MasterCard full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great career opportunities, great senior management. Hungry for innovation and good outlook for growth in the international markets.

    Cons

    Hard to move laterally and vertically. Must network to overcome this.

  3. Group Head

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Group Head in Purchase, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Group Head in Purchase, NY (US)

    I have been working at MasterCard full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good compensation, great environment, dynamic industry

    Cons

    lack of career planning; still some dead wood in company

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  5. I am really enjoying the challenge of this role. People are great to work with.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Director in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I have been working at MasterCard full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Interesting work, it is challenging and rewarding. The people are very friendly and helpful

    Cons

    Trying to figure out who dose what and how it effects my role.

    Advice to Management

    None

    MasterCard Response

    Apr 13, 2015VP, Employer Brand Marketing

    Thanks for your comments - great to hear from Dublin!

  6. What a great company to be a part of.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MasterCard

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A positive work environment that gives back to the community.

    Cons

    Sometimes can get overwhelming balancing work and home

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing

  7. Energetic, fantastic place to work at. This is not a place for slackers or those who are looking for a 9-5 job.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Project Manager in Saint Louis, MO (US)
    Current Contractor - Project Manager in Saint Louis, MO (US)

    I have been working at MasterCard as a contractor (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great team, wonderful people, good location and plenty of opportunities to learn and grow in multiple directions.

    Cons

    Nothing so far. But if there is a gun to my head, I would say the timings... It gets pretty stressful at times.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing. This is utopia.

  8. Fantastic financial-services company focused on innovation

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Miami, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in Miami, FL (US)

    I worked at MasterCard

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Management is very accessible. Everyone is friendly and willing to help in cross-departmental projects.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

  9. Great opportunity for growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Leader
    Current Employee - Business Leader

    I have been working at MasterCard full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunity to grow your career if you're willing to put in the work
    Senior management is easily accessible and very approachable
    Great pay and benefits

    Cons

    Mindset needs to change to match the ever-evolving technology from new entrants to the payments space

    Advice to Management

    Company needs to be more nimble to adapt to non-traditional competitive threats

  10. Very good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MasterCard

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Your points-of-view count! MasterCard is collaborative, but not consensus-stuck. Very good work-life flexibility, dynamic CEO, fantastic products

    Cons

    Matrixed environment can be constraining. Not everyone is looking updownleftright yet.

    Advice to Management

    Force the issue of working cross functionally. Do not leave that to HR to solve. This has to be directed and driven at the business level.

  11. Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Saint Louis, MO (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Saint Louis, MO (US)

    I have been working at MasterCard

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work life balance. Co-workers are great

    Cons

    Changes in Management can causing conflicting goals in business

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