Epocrates

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2 people found this helpful  

Great company and great experience

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Senior Vice President, US Sales in Ewing, NJ
Former Employee - Senior Vice President, US Sales in Ewing, NJ

I worked at Epocrates full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

culture, comp plan, great products

Cons

new CEO ruined culture, going public ruined comp plan and culture

Advice to ManagementAdvice

innovate. not updating the core money making product in 10 years is a joke for a tech company

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Beware of the smoke screen

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    Current Employee - Regional Vice President
    Current Employee - Regional Vice President

    I have been working at Epocrates full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Unlimited vacation and the ability to work form home. Very generous benefits and great comp plans. Just got taken over by Athenahealth so it could be a good thing.

    Cons

    Everyone is looking over their shoulder. Most of the managers are control freaks and there is no transparency what so ever. No new products for a while so revenue is sliding. 2013 has brought no new direction no new incentives.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of the control freaks because the talent is leaving.....

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Incompetent

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA

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

    Pros

    Very strong affinity with users, who love the core product.

    Cons

    Incompetent management throughout its history. Weak, politicized, turf-centric. Organizational units run like mini-kingdoms: isolated and competitive with each other. In the absence of leadership from management, individuals with strong personalities effectively dominate, creating a polarized, unpleasant work atmosphere. For a time it seemed these problems were being addressed, but, new senior management removed the reformers and returned to the previous chaos, enabling in the process some of the most incompetent and dishonest employed people you'll ever encounter.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Quit while you're behind.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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