EBSCO Reviews

20 Reviews
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20 Reviews
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F. Dixon Brooke Jr.
9 Ratings
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    Family owned company that cares about it's employees

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Alys Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Alys Beach, FL

    I worked at EBSCO full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Compensation was above average, benefits were extremely good and affordable, work environment was a very friendly and helpful, company values are in line with good morality and values

    Cons

    The cons off working at Alys Beach is simply the customers. They tend to be extremely wealth and demand and expect lots of personal attention and extra care

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the good ones and get rid of the bad ones.

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EBSCO Interviews

Updated Aug 28, 2014
Updated Aug 28, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

80%
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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

66%
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Interview Difficulty

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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at EBSCO.

    Interview Details

    Interview Panel (~1 hour):
    * questioning about previous experience
    * round-robin technical questions with developers from different teams (OOP, database design, design patterns, C#)
    * work a problem on the white board
    * chance to ask questions to panel members

    2x Manager Interviews (~30 min each):
    * information about the company
    * questions about previous work experience
    * questions about interpersonal skills

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you think C# limits the programmer to single inheritance? What are the benefits? How do you get around it?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

EBSCO Awards & Accolades

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America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2008

Additional Info

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Website www.ebscoind.com
Headquarters Birmingham, AL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1943
Type Company - Private
Industry Media
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Few portfolios are more diverse than that of EBSCO Industries (short for Elton B. Stephens Company). Among the conglomerate's more than 40 information services, manufacturing, and sales subsidiaries are magazine subscription and fulfillment firms, a fishing lure manufacturer (the world's largest), a rifle manufacturer, a specialty office and computer furniture retailer, and a real estate company. Its main businesses revolve around the publishing industry: EBSCO operates a subscription management agency and is one of the largest publishers of digital information. It offers... More

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