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Assembly (Former Employee) Indianapolis, IN (US)

ProsIn about a month of working at Pearson I began training to be promoted to line leader. They really appreciate hard work and they reward it!

ConsI was let go after a month because of a policy enforced by HR dept. My managers all had a meeting with HR to keep me on my job but HR wouldn't budge.

Advice to Senior ManagementI feel that the managers and higher ups should have say in which employees remain with company despite a minor attendance policy issue. If the managers are fighting to keep an employee and are trying to promote that employee then let them use their discretion to make the right decision. Besides that I have nothing to say bad about this company because it is an awesome company that does a lot for its workers. Once an individual is hired on full-time the benefits are great and all of that so I hope they keep doing what they are doing and never change the integrity of the company by getting money hungry or downplaying those who've been through it with them!

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

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    Fun place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Boston, MA (US)

    I worked at Pearson full-time


    Pros: Short work week and plenty of cyber commute options. When things get crazy everyone… Cons: management doesn't always understand what we do. on several occasions releases were forced to go… Advice to Senior Management: Enough with the reorgs. Let's get some stability in LTG,… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Pros and cons of working at a big company apply

    Development Editor (Former Employee) Boston, MA (US)

    I worked at Pearson full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Pearson is a really good organization if you're interest in… Cons: The only problem is that Pearson Learning Solutions is a very seasonal business, so you have busy summer seasons and very quiet offseasons. That offseason… Advice to Senior Management: More employee development. The reorganization should help, but the two-tier recruitment system definitely causes… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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