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Helpful (1)

If you aren't part of the 'in crowd" you should start looking for a new job.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NY
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NY
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

When I started at Element K, it had a wonderful, family-like atmosphere. I loved going to work every day and really thought it was the best job I had ever had. The team I worked with was extremely supportive, and they organization had many traditions that contributed to the wonderful feeling.

Cons

Management has no idea what it takes to make the product they sell, and they figure as long as it has Element K's name on it, it's good enough. There is no connection with the end users of the product.

Advice to Management

Pay attention to your customers, and listen to the people that actually make your product.

Other Employee Reviews for Element K

  1. Helpful (2)

    If you want your career to die, Element K is for you.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The benefits are not bad, but getting worse. The people are generally nice to work with. It is a casual, yet professional atmosphere.

    Cons

    If you want your career to die, Element K is for you. You can expect more work, for less pay, year after year. If parent company NIIT has their way, your job may be transitioned over to India. (Though lots of people are in disbelief.) No opportunities for career advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Be more truthful about the situation. Do not tell everyone things are ok, when things are not ok. Adjust your expectations to match the size of the work force instead of fostering failure after failure.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Laid back place but not for advancement

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Worked In CDS in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Worked In CDS in Rochester, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Laid back Decent people Able to balance personal and work life Convenient to shopping areas and many of eateries Causal

    Cons

    Low pay Managers played to favorites No real set career path for most positions within the company. No real accountability for errors

    Advice to Management

    Please follow some local successful companies in the Rochester area and observe how they treat ALL of their employees. Update technology and training oppt's.


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