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1 person found this helpful  

Good place to get a start in the work world

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Content Editor  in  Ipswich, MA
Current Employee - Content Editor in Ipswich, MA

Pros

- Great people to work with
- Nice perks like low-cost onsite cafe, free gym, company outings (e.g. Winter Party)
- Flex time and telecommute are possible for some positions
- Decent benefits package
- Good entry level positions

Cons

- Few opportunities for advancement; higher level positions are usually filled from outside
- The buildings are nice but often poorly temperature controlled and have ongoing construction projects, making it difficult to concentrate on work
- Interdepartmental communication tends to be poor

Advice to ManagementAdvice

- Focus more on developing talent internally for higher level positions
- Improve communication among all departments

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Excessive workload, unrealistic expectations

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

    Pros

    Profit sharing and health insurance

    Cons

    The customer comes first at EBSCO Publishing, no matter at what cost to the employee. Excessive workload piled on, no recognition for hard work. Unrealistic goals to attain and if you don't reach them, here come the warnings/then termination. Seen it happen too many times in my department. EP wants to be a billion dollar company at any cost. Burn the employee out and just move onto the next. Good luck if you're thinking of working there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hopefully your customers will smarten up and stop buying your products, since most break anyways, and they can't access the content they're paying for. The only thing that management cares about is the almighty dollar. Can't handle the work, then get out.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Resourceful colleagues and great mentor

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Management  in  Ipswich, MA
    Current Employee - Product Management in Ipswich, MA

    Pros

    great work environment and supportive colleagues

    Cons

    Lot of travel time involved

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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