Pearson Reviews

Updated 11 Aug 2020

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3.3
58%
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47%
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Pearson CEO John Fallon
John Fallon
1,366 Ratings
  1. Helpful (2)

    "Always learning....are we?"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contractor in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pearson full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great attempts to achieve mission.

    Cons

    Constant turnover leads to a stressful work environment.

  2. "Great people who want to do more"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Director 

    I worked at Pearson full-time

    Pros

    Great people, mission, good benefits, authentic

    Cons

    Could move more quickly, be more brave, empower leadership


  3. "Overall Great Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Educational Consultant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pearson full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, upbeat co-workers, great training, and hands-on approach.

    Cons

    Not much, low starting salary.

  4. "Overall good company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pearson full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits and pay are fair, most management values employees and their contributions

    Cons

    Finger-pointing is prevalent in some departments

  5. Helpful (1)

    "TAs don't matter"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Test Administrator in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pearson part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The people are nice enough

    Cons

    Shifts are always changing, TAs dont really matter. Pay is low. High Turnover. Very early and very late shifts

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  6. "Great company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pearson full-time

    Pros

    Good company benefits good career progression if you know some people in other teams

    Cons

    Low pay in comparison to other exam boards

  7. "Working in my specific team has been very satisfying through my tenure."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Editor 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pearson full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work is great Team and teammates are great Work-leisure balance is great Company is generally very employee friendly

    Cons

    Monetary growth isn't satisfactory Vertical growth is slow and potentially limited

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  8. "Call Center"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Enrollment Advisor in Chandler, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Tuition reimbursement and other schooling benefits are minimal

    Cons

    Bad environment / Culture / employer to employee relationship issues

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  9. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Rights and Permissions Project Manager in Noida
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pearson full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Friendly and cool environment

    Cons

    Growth is minimal. Salary expectation is low

  10. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Student Support Specialist in Elk Grove Village, IL

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

    Pros

    Great work environment, friendly staff

    Cons

    Too many responsibilities for not enough pay

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