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Pitney Bowes Reviews

Updated August 11, 2017
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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 17 reviews)

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  1. "PB Career"

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

    I worked at Pitney Bowes full-time

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, remote work encouraged, good mix of products.

    Cons

    Mail business on decline, poor company financial performance leading to layoffs.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on building and improving existing software portfolio vs. continuing to chase new aquisitions.


  2. "Mailroom at Pitney Bowes"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pitney Bowes (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great vacation package. Opportunity to try different jobs.

    Cons

    Pay, support, non uniform discipline among employees.

    Advice to Management

    One up managers need to support front-line managers.

  3. "No advancement"

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    Current Employee - Software Support Analyst
    Current Employee - Software Support Analyst

    I have been working at Pitney Bowes full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits. Great group of people at the basic employee level.

    Cons

    Very little advancement opportunities. Super political for positions. Seems like upper management doesn't care much about their customers. They create too much red tape.

    Advice to Management

    Promote from within. Show your employees you care about them and the customers they are tasked with interacting with.


  4. "Okay - but not where I wish to be in a long term"

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

    I worked at Pitney Bowes as an intern

    Pros

    - Very flexible schedule
    - Senior Managers are approachable

    Cons

    - Location
    - No fancy benefits like other companies


  5. "Senior Network Administrator"

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    Former Employee - Senior Network Administrator in La Vista, NE
    Former Employee - Senior Network Administrator in La Vista, NE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pitney Bowes (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, pay was good

    Cons

    Lots of travel, lots of meetings, new equipment is promised but takes forever to get. No time for training


  6. "Service Technician"

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    Current Employee - Service Technician in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Service Technician in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pitney Bowes full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are good working for a large corporate company.

    Cons

    Schedule. Lack of leadership. Lack of rewards.

    Advice to Management

    Post schedule in advance so that workers can plan personal things around there job and not wait till last minute.
    A leader should lead not boss.


  7. "field service"

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    Former Employee - Field Product Specialist in Asheville, NC
    Former Employee - Field Product Specialist in Asheville, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pitney Bowes full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good benefits. people were great, pay was below average. steady work up until layoff. vacation accrument was amazing had 5 weeks a year with the option to purchase a 6th week

    Cons

    Dying industry for last several years. Very stressful at times and since the late 90s company has went into save every penny mode. Working on every scab junk equipment that is thrown their way.Poor leadership at the top.

    Advice to Management

    Take better care of your employees they are some the highest skilled techs in the industry and deserve to be paid as such. Make better decisions on what 3rd party accounts to take on.

  8. "presorter"

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

    Pros

    Diverse environment, always an opportunity for you to move up.

    Cons

    The overtime hours have been cut


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Major Account rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good products, typically support is available, decent territory protection

    Cons

    lack of communication between departments, day to day stuff changes often (tools, reporting, etc.)


  10. "Wasn't sure what my job title was"

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    Former Employee - Data Entry in Pewaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Data Entry in Pewaukee, WI
    Recommends

    Pros

    my job was with the mailroom but I worked sorting, filing, and copying for the insurance adjustors for Indiana Insurance

    Cons

    My supervisor was mad at me because the temp agency sent me in and her boss never told her to expect me. So, she was mad at me for it.


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