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Pitney Bowes Reviews

Updated September 25, 2017
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Pitney Bowes CEO Marc Lautenbach
Marc Lautenbach
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  • Upper management needs to listen to be more open to suggestions from the sales force (in 40 reviews)

  • People misusing work-life balance doing work from home for no good reason and eventually cost is paid by the employees who actually work (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Pitney Bowes"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Boulder, CO
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pitney Bowes full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Able to work with interesting technologies, Good benefits, Great location

    Cons

    No specific cons for this location


  2. "Company to watch out for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shelton, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shelton, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Excellent drive
    2. Passion to succeed
    3. Everyday innovating
    4. Rising slowly but steadily
    5. great benefits

    Cons

    1. middle management not as per mark
    2. higher attrition as newbies don't get proper support
    3. delay in appraisals

    Advice to Management

    Recognize talent and make them stay

  3. "Marketing"

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    Former Employee - Marketing in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Marketing in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company! Very competitive benefits. Fast paced, keeping the job interesting. Adoption of new technologies and skills empowers personal growth. The company is bringing in bright and energetic talent that support Marc L.'s re-branding of the company. The new hires are motivated, work great in teams and are well equipped to operate in a matrix environment.

    Cons

    Still too many of the "old guard" remain within the organization that refuse to change. They live in the past ignoring the fact that the industry and the customer needs have changed endangering the long-term future of the company.

    Advice to Management

    Need to aggressively weed out the "old guard" especially in mid management and lower levels as this is where strategies are stopped. Replace the "old guard" with new talent that understands new technologies and skill sets that are necessary to succeed long-term.


  4. "Good Company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Major Account Manager in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Major Account Manager in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pitney Bowes full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Pitney Bowes is evolving from a company known for mail machines to a true technology solutions company. Management is good at communicating the company vision and strategy. The pay structure is competitive and the benefits are excellent.

    Cons

    My experience was Pitney Bowes is trying to do to many things at the same time, which caused some confusion. They have gone through a couple of sales cut backs and reduced the outside sales force to almost nothing.

    Advice to Management

    Understand the logistics and shipping industry better. Release products that are truly ready for the market.


  5. "Customer Care Representative"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pitney Bowes full-time

    Pros

    Really nice colleagues, team players. I have learned a lot from working here.

    Cons

    Small salary raises. small career opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Invest in them, keep experienced employees,


  6. "Service Tech"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Pitney Bowes full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    Pay could have been better


  7. "Great Flexibility"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT

    I have been working at Pitney Bowes full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company is flexible and encourages work/life balance

    Cons

    Compensation is below other companies in the area

  8. "Senior Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pitney Bowes full-time

    Pros

    Awesome company to work for, honest, dependable

    Cons

    A lot is dependent on quarter earnings and reports

    Advice to Management

    create a plan that attracts top-talent and retains top-talent


  9. "Systems Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Benefits. Steady Work. Plenty of Opportunity for training.

    Cons

    Most employees work remotely. You can go months without seeing another employee, and even longer for your own management.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Poor Communication"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Products and services are useful & competitive

    Cons

    Poor communication between business units and corporate leadership


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