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impressive corporate leadership; questionable operations leadership

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at MasterCard

Pros

Strong CEO leadership, great focus on diversity, decent personal development opportunities, good pay,

Cons

operations leadership has been around too long - fresh approach is needed; intense margin focus drives a somewhat "sweat shop" environment

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    Hungry to innovate and win in the payments globally

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    Current Employee - Business Leader in Purchase, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Business Leader in Purchase, NY (US)

    I have been working at MasterCard full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great people.
    Focus and investment in innovation and merging payments.
    Great brand and the opportunity to be the center of a broad industry working with startups, merchants, and banks.

    Cons

    Big company culture and politics - but Ajay Banga the current CEO is pushing hard to change this
    Average age skews older, but again, there is a big drive to balance that

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Value Added Services - Sr. Analyst

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in O Fallon, MO (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in O Fallon, MO (US)

    I have been working at MasterCard full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    -CEO brings in a new and energizing perspective
    -CEO also pushes for diversity, change, and innovation
    -Company is going through a culture change inviting new ideas, perspectives, innovations, millennial employees
    -Educational assistance for undergrad and grad school is great
    -Stock prices continue to prosper in reflection of the embraced changes (cultural, technological, innovations)

    Cons

    -Many old school employees (those before IPO) are resistant to change
    -Many prefer the status quo
    -Bureaucracy is a problem causing delays in time to market initiatives and embracing new process improvement ideas
    -Politics at times play major deterrents impacting project and human resource advancements
    -Employees feel overbooked with tasks and this is considered 'the MasterCard way' . This causes burnouts and employees seek other positions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Be cognizant of your teammates and don't treat them as only a 'human resources'
    -Really help employees grow in their career, so don't hold them back
    -When employees are overbooked with tasks and can't always meet the outpacing demands, don't say 'it's a time management issue'
    -Give hard working internal employees opportunities to grow and not just fill positions with external people.

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    Positive Outlook
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