Monster Worldwide Reviews

Updated 3 Mar 2021

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3.2
49%
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68%
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Monster Worldwide Chief Executive Officer Scott Gutz (no image)
Scott Gutz
94 Ratings
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  • "The politics in the upper management and company's leadership(in 41 reviews)

  • "Hard Work or quality work will not be acknowledged by senior management(in 23 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Monster Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    Excellent commission payout if you achieve targets. Good office environment. Sales training was very in depth and constant.

    Cons

    The market is tough & competitive.

  2. "getting better"

    3.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager, Product Management in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Monster Worldwide full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    people. people, people and people

    Cons

    managers (some) hard if face not fir

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  3. "Sold the dream and then realised I had made a mistake"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Monster Worldwide full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    There aren't any. Avoid this place!

    Cons

    Hard slog with management on your back constantly

  4. "Great products, poor marketing"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Monster Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    Good salaries and commissions for those that put in the effort

    Cons

    Lack of commitment from global team to back their own products

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exciting challenges and opportunities to learn and skill up

    Cons

    Outside consultancy making decisions

  6. "Things are looking up..."

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Excellent salary, and bonus potential. - Autonomy to run your own desk - New leadership team are focused on turning the business around. - Exciting product and tech updates in the pipeline

    Cons

    - Office environment can be flat at times

  7. Helpful (2)

    "Uncertain future"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Monster Worldwide full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good flexible work life balance

    Cons

    No real employee engagement

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "Unethical"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Glasgow, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Sales channel managers look after us, shame about the guy who makes the important decisions.

    Cons

    Decision maker, high targets, zero career progression opportunities. Being told that product isn’t great and needs fixed then targets increase year on year, makes perfect sense.

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  9. "Decent company. goo dbenefits"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Monster Worldwide full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent company. good dbenefits. KPI Heavy

    Cons

    long hours. lopts of kpis. no flexible working

  10. "On the Rise"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Amazing people with the right attitude

    Cons

    Slow career progression and high targets

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