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Monster Worldwide Reviews

Updated 10 February 2018
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Timothy T. Yates
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  • Communications from upper management wasn't always timely (in 36 reviews)

  • Work/Life balance - the stress of this job follows me home even when I proactively try to avoid it (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Monster"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Sales Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Current Employee - Associate Sales Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Monster Worldwide full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    A Decent place to work

    Cons

    Past CEO's in America made some bad decisions.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your staff.


  2. "Good sales environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in Glasgow, Scotland
    Current Employee - Sales in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good training.
    Excellent pay potential
    Good office environment
    Friendly culture

    Cons

    Tough market
    New products taking time to sell

    Advice to Management

    Keep training and motivating.


  3. Helpful (3)

    "Poor Management! Glasgow"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glasgow, Scotland
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glasgow, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Monster Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    Brilliant brand, brilliant potential, terrible treatment from management.

    Cons

    No morale! Talked down, talked over! Big egos and bullying! If your face doesn’t fit - forget it! Try motivating, lifting people up!

    Advice to Management

    Treat people with respect, Senior managers & HR keep in touch with your colleagues, ask how they are. Motivate, coach and empower. Horrible atmosphere!


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  5. Helpful (5)

    "Get Out"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Reasonable benefits and reasonable salary

    Cons

    Once good going downhill rapidly


  6. "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


  7. "Monster Review"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  8. Helpful (3)

    "Biggest mistake joining the company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  9. "ok"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    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

    -


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Not so good"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Run from the disaster"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


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