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Star Tribune Top Workplaces 2012
Pearson

Employees in region:
1,503
Sector:
Mass Media
HQ location:
Upper Saddle River, NJ

www.pearson.com

Top Workplace
’10, ’11, ’12

About Pearson

Pearson is an international media company with market-leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing. Pearson's education business represents about two-thirds of the company, and Penguin publishing and the Financial Times make up the balance. With more than 33,000 employees based in 60 countries, we are a family of businesses that draws on common assets, processes and shares a common purpose: to help our customers live and learn. Bloomington, MN is home to various Pearson business units including Pearson Clinical Assessments and Pearson VUE.

Pearson Clinical Assessments is a global leader in clinical assessment, providing a wide range of assessments for personality, behavior, ability, achievement, speech and language, and career interest. Pearson VUE is the leading provider of global computer-based testing solutions for information technology academic, government and professional testing program.

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What employees say

“I am challenged daily and get to work with highly skilled individuals. I am proud to tell people I meet that I work for a diverse business that is a world leader. ”
“I have been given the chance to grow, I work in an ethical environment, we have a great team, and our company continues to go in the right direction.”
“I love my job because I feel empowered to make decisions; I have a good amount of variety in the tasks I perform; and the person at the head of our department is both smart and kind.”
“I work with good people who are as committed as I am to helping improve the state of education in this country.”
“The people I work with and the company as a whole. Great place to work. They care about the employees and take care of you when you need it most.”
“Good leadership decisions that leverage our ability to share work and processes.”
“They take pride in the quality of their work.”
“Strong leadership, products and support teams.”
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Where to find Pearson