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"Good Learning Opportunity- Too Micromanaged"

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Former Employee - Developer I in Marlborough, MA
Former Employee - Developer I in Marlborough, MA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Merkle full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

-- Great Colleagues
-- Healthy Office Environment
-- Free Drinks
-- Trying too hard to get into best places to work for(superficially)

Cons

-- Salary towards bottom of the range for the positions.
-- Too much favoritism.
-- A lot of times you will be surprised how managers can turn back from their words

Advice to Management

Stop Favoritism, pay a competitive salary otherwise you will continue to lose talent

Other Employee Reviews for Merkle

  1. "WORK hard, Play hard"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Marlborough, MA
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Marlborough, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merkle full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Get to experience working with clients across many industries. A lot of flexibility, very good work/ life balance. Strong culture and values. Friendly work environment.

    Cons

    When things get slow, it is SLOW, especially as a junior level. May require some nights and weekends.

    Advice to Management

    Upper management could do a better job with resourcing and time allocation.


  2. Helpful (5)

    "Smart and Talented People/Executives Lost in the Digital Wilderness"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Vice President in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Merkle full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Surrounded by outstanding and smart people
    Great client list
    Young, driven, fun culture
    Smart and capable CEO that employees like and relate to.

    Cons

    Executive team doesn't truly understand digital and keeps looking for a savior from the outside
    Frat culture where you're either part of the frat or an outsider
    Too much turn over of talented people
    Mgt doesn't want to trust the execs it hired to run the business and they get discouraged and go elsewhere
    Not much diversity amongst Sr leadership team.
    Co-Presidents that hinder rather than enable business
    Company has been nicknamed WERKLE and for good reason.

    Advice to Management

    Find good people and set them free to run the business without perpetual meddling from Curley and Mo (Co-Presidents)

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