Element K Reviews

Updated June 17, 2015
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  1. Great company, great culture

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - District Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - District Manager in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Element K

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Freedom, ability to learn, competitive salaries

    Cons

    Small company, needs product investment


  2. A positive place to grow and many fabulous people to work with.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in Rochester, NY
    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in Rochester, NY

    I have been working at Element K

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You can grow into different fields with the company, the evinornement is very laid back, and the people in this company make it worth coming in every day.

    Cons

    The pay is not that great and there are many long hours. Its hard to change things that haven't worked in years because management is set in their ways.


  3. A nice place to work, but watch your head on the ceiling...

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Instructional Designer in Rochester, NY
    Current Employee - Instructional Designer in Rochester, NY

    I have been working at Element K

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, time-off policies, chance to work with wonderful, caring, and bright people.

    Cons

    No career advancement, no internal training (although emphasis is put on personal growth during performance appraisals - so just do it on your own time and your own dime). There is only so far the company will let you grow. Once you are there, they would rather hire from outside the company and keep your talents in the dead end job.

    Advice to Management

    Develop from within...


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  5. A company that was once great, and still has a lot of potential despite some retention challenges.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Instructional Designer in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Instructional Designer in Rochester, NY

    I worked at Element K

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible schedules, relaxed environment & dress code, appreciation for family and work/life balance. The people that work at Element K are friendly, very smart, and demonstrate a great deal of respect for diversity. There was (at least was when I worked there) a corporate shut down every 4th of July week, which gave everyone a chance to relax over the summer. There are internal systems in place for employees to network with each other, form discussion groups, and connect beyond work related tasks.

    Cons

    Limited career paths, heavy focus on overseas outsourcing, much more attention paid to offshore workers career needs rather than a balanced approach for total company. Depending on the department you work in, you could make a better than average salary or a lower than average salary. No 401k matching (was taken away when I was there, along with gym memberships and incentive plans, but some or all may be back now. Unsure.)

    Advice to Management

    Recognize and reward accomplishments consistently, across all departments.


  6. Element K moves into a new phase and has the opportunity to become a huge player in this space.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at Element K

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Element K has extremaly flexible solutions to offer.

    Cons

    Finding their voice in a quickly changing environment.

    Advice to Management

    Align the teams, have consistent message and focus!


  7. Good Company

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

    I worked at Element K

    Pros

    Good Company, good place to work

    Cons

    Nothing to mention about cons

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good works


  8. A dream company

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

    I worked at Element K (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You will feel at home

    Cons

    Doesn't have a good cafeteria


  9. Great place to work!

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

    I have been working at Element K

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great work life balance
    Poised for growth
    Great people
    Great culture

    Cons

    Toomany Silos within the company


  10. Helpful (2)

    Great co-workers/Pay Rate not so much

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

    I worked at Element K

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great co workers/mid leval mangement
    Very laid back place to work

    Cons

    Company is always being sold
    Old Technogly

    Advice to Management

    Stop Selling the company



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