I was proud and enjoyed being an employee at Equifax. I worked with several teams which allowed me continued success. I was able to learn many new and challenging items in the financial and credit industry. There was some difficult and challenging times, when projects were changed due to reorganization within the company which at times impacted there completion.
Overall my experience working with Equifax was enjoyable since they encouraged you to be a self thinker and to explore your own ideas and designs.
Hard to follow leadership direction as it changes daily. Management focused on managing perception and political capital. Leadership is driven by fear which is what they display down to their subordinates. Limited trust and ability to clearly know your ranking as betrayal is a daily occurrence even among "strongest alliances". Lack of training of any kind, with constantly changing expectations. Revenue focused and driven only, with minimal regards for human decency, compassion or diversity.
Senior Mainframe Specialist (Employé actuel) – Toronto, ON – 1 avril 2019
Younger talent lacks exposure to international work culture and therefore irrespective of Equifax being one of the most innovative organizations in terms of its' products and offerings to the market, is being let down by poor work life balance.
No free lunch, no drinks, party with coffee lol. No job security, anybody can be fired anyone, only 1 week notice period, management is worst. QA should be well informed from day one of product meeting
Job security was the biggest problem. Management constantly shuffled resources like the guy you see with the three cups and a pea hidden under one. It was a nice place in the sense that other employees were generally nice and respectful. However, none of the projects seemed to make it off the ground or were quite often cancelled just before launching. It got to be a bit frustrating, but also a running joke with employees. Then they started to lay off people in droves and eventually your number got called.
Nice people, some free lunches for teams
Never knew what management was thinking, lots of projects cancelled or dead in the water.
No transparency in company's vision. Employees are not treated as assets. Salary rate is quite low and managers do not care about employee's aspirations. They treat them as just robots who are doing the job. Even if you have a genuine reason to work from home they will decline the request.
Fun place to work with lots of challenging projects. people are very friendly and approachable. Everyone provides assistance in the best way they can. The team events are great way to develop camaraderie and friendship among employees.
Back in the day this place used to be great, then all the worked got laid off and all the work went to Costa Rica. By the end they didn't care about their workers or even the fact that most of them were at their pension age and no other company would hire them after being laid off.