Experian: A place where you can be yourself… and your best!

By Mel Sim

Experian’s work culture is dedicated to groom its talent into leaders of the industry. Here’s what you need to know.

1. Describe the company culture at your workplace?
Experian has always been committed to providing a nurturing environment where our people can be their true, authentic selves. We take in raw talent and mould them into the leaders and professionals of tomorrow. By offering the right career opportunities, top-notch training and the latest tools, our people have every resource they need to progress in their career.

At Experian, you will work with the smartest, most passionate people who will encourage you to be your best. We believe that this is the best approach to keep our best people and attract new talent. Together, we are committed to create a working environment people love so we can help create a better tomorrow for people, communities and businesses out there.

2. What are some values your company holds on to?
Our purpose and beliefs unite us as One Experian. Wherever we are in the world, whatever part of the business we work in, we all share the same purpose and beliefs. The Experian Way is our unique and consistent way of working globally, informing how our people act and behave, which shapes our culture that is defined by the following:

We work as one united team and use the combined strengths and capabilities of our people, products and services across teams, functions and regions.

We make Experian a great place to work. We treat each other with respect, trust and integrity.

At Experian, each one of us acts as a guardian for the protection of data, information, assets and our people to safeguard our future.

At Experian, it’s the responsibility of each one of us to find opportunities and improve the way we do things to help our business and our customers grow.

All of us contribute to meeting customer needs. At the heart of what we do are the relationships we invest in and nurture.

3. How would you describe the Experian working style?
We offer flexible working hours through our internal FlexWork programme where people may choose to work from home with the consent of their managers. We follow a People First approach in all that we do, including supporting our employees in having good work-life balance. We focus on what matters for our people.

4. What does it take to earn a promotion in Experian?
We have tailored a robust five-step development plan to help our people elevate their performance and potential. This is what it looks like:

Reflect on how you want to grow for today and for the future, and identify "what's your next".

Analyse your T-shaped skills (Depth: Expert, Breadth: Generalist, Breadth and Depth: Expert Generalist) profiles to achieve your career goals.

Select offerings and learning solutions across E-E-E (Education-Exposure-Experience) that best suit your development.

Create development goals and commit to investing in yourself.

Provide exposure to development goals just as you would for performance and tracking progress.

Also, we acknowledge the commitment and performance of every single employee, which contribute directly to Experian’s success. So, we recognise and celebrate individual and team performances and achievements through internal reward programmes.

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