Performics Reviews

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    Lots of Learning Opps - Lack of Human Resources to do Good Work

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

    I have been working at Performics full-time (more than 3 years)


    1. Lots of responsibility handed to junior employees, allowing for quick growth/learning
    2. Client roster expands across a number of verticals (retail, healthcare, CPG, travel, insurance, technology, entertainment)
    3. Majority of the employees are driven, smart and really great to work with


    1. Impression that the company is ran by the CFO - as a result department heads are more focused on margins and lean head count than they are on work quality and job satisfaction; this has resulted in quite a bit of burn out from employees
    2. Performance Content team is not properly staffed across accounts which makes cross-channel integration on larger accounts difficult and confusing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Understand the trends in feedback that are provided in exit interviews to make organizational changes. It's known that even the managers of people who leave don't even know about the feedback provided when good talent leaves the organization. Using this feedback to make changes will help with the higher than average attrition rate.

    Positive Outlook
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Performics Interviews

Updated Dec 29, 2014
Updated Dec 29, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Associate Media Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Performics.

    Interview Details

    Contacted by recruiter for a screening phone interview. After the phone call with the recruiter, had two 30-minute interviews with directors. Pretty generic interviews, not difficult at all. Mainly asked about my previous experiences, familiarity with programs, some behavioral, etc etc. In one interview, spent most time talking about the interviewer's experience, which was great in learning about company culture and the stuff I'll be doing.
    Expected to go in for an in-person interview but they offered me the position after just two phone interviews, which was a pleasant surprise.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    The salary was actually a lot higher than what the recruiter initially told me (and what I was expecting), so I didn't negotiate the salary. I asked them if I could start a bit later than what they wanted and they were very accommodating.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Additional Info

Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1998
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Business Services
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors iProspect, iCrossing, 360i

Performics knows what keywords will make a website a must-see. The company provides search engine marketing and related services for retailers, catalog merchants, and other direct marketers. Clients have included United Airlines, Pottery Barn, and Northern Tool and Equipment. In 2008 advertising conglomerate Publicis Groupe bought the search marketing operations of Performics and kept the Performics name. The other segment of Performics' operations, affiliate marketing, remained with former parent company Google and operates as Google Affiliate Network.

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