Pitney Bowes

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Under Valued Stock but Under Valued Employees

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Current Employee - Product Development Engineer in Shelton, CT
Current Employee - Product Development Engineer in Shelton, CT

I have been working at Pitney Bowes

Pros

Everything that is non-work: of course, the people, fitness center, health care university, flexibility, and large company type benefits and competitive compensation. Good cafe (27) with variety and nutrition. On site medical a plus with a great staff. Public Company with espp and T Rowe 401K.

Cons

not a progressive environment, no room for growth, limited resources for most projects. After many years of this, even the talented people (there are a lot) are burnt out. No daycare or paternity.
True understanding of business and customer lost with a majority of offshore or contract resources.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Rather than give generic 'power talks' that could apply to any company, use real examples of how we are improving customer relationships and sales. Hire more employees to get to know the customer and bring that information back to engineering who develops new products that customers will actually buy. The Advanced Concepts group needs to take their innovative intellect and bring a product to market rather than stay in extended-Post Doctorate land. Senior Management should most importantly be leaders. Leadership is not management but retaining the people that you do have thru creative motivation, mentoring, and rewarding. Also, training of project managers to think outside the box. Scheduling not only their project tasks but all the dependencies outside the project that impact a date. Goals that are properly scoped with dates that are achievable. Bring back CPR for commication more regular.

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

603 Other Employee Reviews for Pitney Bowes (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Very low base pay, deffinately a starting point in your sales career.

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    Former Employee - Senior Sales Representive, Outside Sales in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Representive, Outside Sales in Seattle, WA

    I worked at Pitney Bowes

    Pros

    Industry leader, well known, established company. Not going to be sold or bought out. Lots of opportunity to promote after 3-4 years if you are willing to relocate. THey have great sales conferences, though you feel like they are always changing the rules and you have to fight to get in if you should be in regardless.

    Cons

    Very low base pay, lots of turnover. Sales training needs to be in greater detail on the folders and inserters, thats where you can make some money. Lack of local leadership, lots of turnover.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get better salaries for the sales staff.

    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good company heading in a new direction

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    Former Employee - AREA SALES MANAGER in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - AREA SALES MANAGER in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at Pitney Bowes

    Pros

    Training, experience and a good work enviornment

    Cons

    Top down management is tough on reps

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat employees better and you will retain them longer

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
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