Equifax Reviews

Updated 15 April, 2015
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  1. Overall Great Company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Equifax

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, good work environment

    Cons

    Management processes in regards to advancement opportunities

  2. Dedicated staff, charismatic, caring bosses, sense of belonging.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Equifax full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    No lack of women in leadership roles. Good medical benefits. Excellent experience for young people to learn how to manage their own credit/ finances. Friendly atmosphere. Overtime requirements few and far between. Good deli in the building.

    Cons

    Location in Greenspoint area was not the best. Lots of crime in the parking lot. Building was flooded in Alison Storm back in 2002? and the moldy smell never quite went away.

    Advice to Management

    Try to remember people want the chance to evolve. It gets tiresome, doing the same old, same old year after year. Personally, I was not shy and asked for and grabbed for a variety of things to do, but not everyone is an extrovert.

  3. Nice place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Data Entry Operator in Orlando, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Data Entry Operator in Orlando, FL (US)

    I worked at Equifax

    Pros

    Learned about the credit industry. Was valued as an employee and got good raises.

    Cons

    Company moved away from Orlando.

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  5. Infrastructure Project Coordinate

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Alpharetta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Alpharetta, GA (US)

    I have been working at Equifax full-time (more than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Able to learn and interact with a team of co-workers with different skill sets.

    Cons

    Lack of opportunities. Promotions are given to those who are popular and not based on merit. Forced to develop on your own. No opportunity to improve with additional certifications.

    Advice to Management

    Be respectful of others. Provide a work life balance that is fair and adequate. Promote others based on merit. Health care benefits is very limited with only a choice of two healthcare providers and very expensive.

  6. Small company operations

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Finance in Saint Louis, MO (US)
    Former Employee - Finance in Saint Louis, MO (US)

    I worked at Equifax

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good location, decent benefits, work life balance

    Cons

    Small company thinking, working on transitioning to Equifax family, outdated systems

    Advice to Management

    Act like a big corporation

  7. Great Place to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lot's of opportunity for advancement...the company has become much more focused on promoting from within. Leadership really cares about employee development and wants to drive the organization to think along these lines. Also, the company makes very smart acquisitions and our stock price has skyrocketed over the past few years.

    Cons

    Being a larger company, politics can play a big role here, which can be a killer for progress and collaboration. The company can be slow to let bad leaders go...they just keep them around.

  8. Decent Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Equifax full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    vacation flexibility and easy schedules

    Cons

    lots of Process and micro managers

  9. Large, diverse company that can't always retain quality employees.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Processor I in West Des Moines, IA (US)
    Current Employee - Processor I in West Des Moines, IA (US)

    I have been working at Equifax full-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You will learn how to work hard at this company with barely any benefit. It is very good experience and if you have the willingness to learn more there might just be an opportunity for you. Upper management isn't always on the ball but they still keep it rolling...slowly.

    Cons

    The workplace is very busy. Goals may seem a bit out of reach at times, but they are attainable. Leadership is not always capable of keeping employees productive.

    Advice to Management

    Don't settle for mediocrity.

  10. Helpful (1)

    Last one out turn out the lights

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Equifax

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great history, benefits, and stability. It is certainly a place where you can stay for your entire career if you so wish. Training is available and the ability to learn new skills are there depending on the group you are in.

    Cons

    Yearly if not quarterly layoffs are the result of managing stock expectations. Lack of any career development. A winnowing down as of late of the options, incentive plan inclusion, and RSU grants due to cost containment drills.

    Advice to Management

    Wake up. Some of your best have already left. Since the stock continues to rise, it won't get noticed until too late though.

  11. Helpful (2)

    Great company on outside, inside It is terrible!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I worked at Equifax full-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great location, tuition reimbursement and training provided.

    Cons

    While professional, the environment is very stuffy. If you are not a senior leader you are treating like you don't matter. Recognition is terrible! although they say they want to invest in the employees and train them, Equifax still hires outside of the company instead of hiring within. Raises; don't expect it. Perks for senior leaders only. Don't trust co workers either everyone is trying to look out for themselves. Not a team oriented environment.

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