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Merkle Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

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Merkle CEO Craig Dempster
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Pros
  • "Great people in the office who care what you are doing and want the best for you.(in 225 reviews)
  • "They haven't demanded a return to office and (depending on department) work/life balance is good.(in 103 reviews)
  • "It's a great culture and place to learn digital marketing(in 90 reviews)
  • "Some what good benefits if you apply for them(in 69 reviews)
  • "Great people and team to guide you around on your actual work(in 48 reviews)
Cons
  • "Low salary and not own product.(in 78 reviews)
  • "Low pay and no January promotions(in 67 reviews)
  • "Bad management and HR doesn't help with issues when brought to their attention.(in 57 reviews)
  • "Senior leadership (although with the best intentions) sometimes fail to communicate changes clearly.(in 50 reviews)
  • "There are some bad managers(in 45 reviews)

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Updated Sep 28, 2023

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    1. 4.0
      Jul 4, 2022
      Anonymous Employee
      Former Employee, more than 1 year
      Barcelona
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great work environment many HR initiatives. Good work life balance and flexibility. International environment and mostly friendly people.

      Cons

      Once they see you are good at your job, they will block any option to change teams/departments. Not enough career development.

      1. 5.0
        Aug 24, 2020
        Senior Vice President, Business Development & Sales
        Current Employee, more than 3 years
        London, England
        Recommend
        CEO Approval
        Business Outlook

        Pros

        Strong revenue growth, smartest group of people I have ever worked with, focus on growth through promotion of people through the business.

        Cons

        Work/life balance can be tricky but COVID (and work from home) has actually helped with that!

        Thank you for your posting and for calling out the topics you have chosen relating to our growth and managing the careers of our people. Our people make our business and are fundamental to both our success as an agency and being able to offer a progressive environment to learn in. It is true that agency life is busy at times and our culture is fast paced but we hope this presents many opportunities to learn and grow.

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