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Monster Worldwide Reviews

Updated 15 November 2017
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  1. "Monster Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Monster Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits, good working conditions

    Cons

    poor communication from management, staff can be cliquey


  2. "Trust"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Monster Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    GOOD, TRAINING, MANAGEMENT, HR, DEPARTMENT

    Cons

    Lack of Trust, Less Pay, No communication

    Advice to Management

    Trust your employees


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Biggest mistake joining the company"

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    Former Employee - Sales in Glasgow, Scotland
    Former Employee - Sales in Glasgow, Scotland
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Monster Worldwide full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Basic salary
    Good holiday entitlement
    Central location
    Some good staff

    that’s the main pros, very sad for a worldwide company

    Cons

    Not sure there is enough space to list them!

    Bad management - bullying is used rather than coaching
    Rules alter dependant on staff and teams
    Minimal training

    A union would run riot if they were aware of the antics

    Advice to Management

    Management need to learn to manage, coach and support teams
    Rather than sitting in offices


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  5. "ok"

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    Former Employee - Analyst
    Former Employee - Analyst
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Monster Worldwide full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    all over the world collegues

    Cons

    can not remember any cons

    Advice to Management

    -


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Not so good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Monster Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    People are really good and helpful
    OK Salary
    Environment
    Good Location
    Social activities

    Cons

    Old technology
    No growth
    Bad upper management
    Company is losing money


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Run from the disaster"

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    Former Employee - Sales in London, England
    Former Employee - Sales in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Monster Worldwide (More than a year)

    Pros

    good basic salary, that is all

    Cons

    i don't have enough years left in my life to list them all. would give zero stars if i could

    Advice to Management

    give up and go home, you might as well not bother.


  8. "Telesales"

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    Current Employee - Telesales Account Manager II in Glasgow, Scotland
    Current Employee - Telesales Account Manager II in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company with a great atmosphere in the open plan office

    Cons

    its a difficult role so you need previous sales experience


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Work hard play hard culture"

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    Former Employee - Head of Communications in London, England
    Former Employee - Head of Communications in London, England

    I worked at Monster Worldwide (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company because of the people had a work hard play hard ethic. An american company so has global opportunities

    Cons

    Sometimes it is very American so things are lead from people who don't understand the local environment.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Don't work here"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    None at all, not any

    Cons

    Terrible management, managers have no management experience

    Advice to Management

    Get some training


  11. "Great Team"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great people and fun office

    Cons

    Difficult to progress and very KPI-oriented


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