Upstream Reviews

Updated Sep 24, 2019

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3.7
72%
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Upstream CEO Guy Krief
Guy Krief
25 Ratings
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  • "work life balance can be challenging if you are not careful(in 19 reviews)

  • "long working hours especially if you are at operations or campaign management divisions(in 13 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (4)

    "A decent company to work with and for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Upstream full-time

    Pros

    International exposure and developing markets experience, new product lines coming up all the time. An energetic and young team of professionals. there is room to grow if you stick around long enough.

    Cons

    Like any other company that is experiencing growth pains, there are times when work can be very stressful and hectic and tensions high. International market operations can and will always be very volatile and will affect target achievement from time to time.

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  2. "Engagement Manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Upstream full-time

    Pros

    Great exposure, growth potentials if you're willing to relocate after accounts, Good pay compared to market standards, flexibility with working hours if you're not in the main office.

    Cons

    Unpredictable workload with periods of extreme stress and weekends working. Management transparency can be improved. Old technology when it comes to internal processes (still using excel for accounting), Market is volatile due to the international nature.

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  3. "Nice company. Not so big that loses agility and not so small to face severe instability"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Upstream full-time

    Pros

    Great company, environment, and especially: people. Nice opportunity to start a career, with several opportunities from business to technical team

    Cons

    Difficult product moment as the core market is decreasing. Company is facing constant product and cultural changes that might make it difficult to keep the focus

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  4. "One of the best companies to work for in Greece"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Digital Marketing in Athens
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Upstream full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fun and relaxed environment Trully multinational environment and opportunities to travel for business Exciting new projects Cutting edge technologies Above avg Salary Great Benefits Company really cares for its people

    Cons

    Fast paced and always changing environment is not adequate for some people

  5. "Great company to work with"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Freelance Copywriter in Kuala Lumpur
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Upstream full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    A good company to work with as its environment is fun but at the same time very progressive.

    Cons

    There is no cons so far, not in my department at least.

  6. "Very good place for Engineers"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Athens
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Upstream full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Technology stack Very nice people Benefits like Attiki e-pass, gym, massage sessions

    Cons

    Could be more organized Working hours are not well defined Salaries could be higher

  7. Helpful (1)

    "A lot of changes within this company!!"

    3.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Upstream full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The people and working environment

    Cons

    Very stressful job, no work life balance

  8. "Challenging , inspiring and innovative working environment!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Upstream full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - New offerings are driving the company further - Modern and pleasant premises - Very helpful team willing to share knowledge - Talented people - Nice culture in the company - Lots of benefits such as private health insurance, transportation pass, mobile phones, laptops , sports activities, work from home, gym - Great place to develop project management skills - Open and honest communication - During the last 2 years C-level has managed to improve transparency and business awareness across all departments

    Cons

    High growth companies inevitably generate ambiguity and are not for everyone!

  9. Helpful (2)

    "Whatever shines is not gold!"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Athens
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Upstream full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The pay was pretty good for the ones that had the time to ride the wave, for the newcomers close to market salaries. Flexible work / life balance, work from home.

    Cons

    Already 3 rounds of downsizing Disorganized Inexperienced management Unethical behaviors / rudeness New products are shaky Hectic hours nepotism

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good, but a bit confuse company"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Upstream full-time

    Pros

    People are warm and pro active in the daily activities

    Cons

    The management seems to be lost some times, without check the full scenario of the market and not being prepared for the future.

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