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Updated 24 April 2019
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  • "unable to maintain work life balance" (in 22 reviews)

  • "Communication isn’t great between upper management and middle management" (in 49 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (2)

    "Senior Analyst"

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

    Pros

    Lots of promotions occurring as Transformation growth strategy really starts to take hold.

    Cons

    The long journey to transform this company into a growth story has weighed on sentiment.

    Advice to Management

    Internal & external communication needs improvement and is essential to rebuild confidence.


  2. "only for true sales professionals"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Telesales New Business in London, England
    Former Employee - Telesales New Business in London, England
    Recommends

    I worked at Pitney Bowes full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    excellent company to work for
    if you work hard you have all the support from management
    generous commission structure
    lots of incentives including raffles, leave home passes
    lots of opportunity to progress (if you show you have the qualities)

    Cons

    basic wage could be higher

    Advice to Management

    keep going

  3. "Clique environment in Finance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Pitney Bowes full-time

    Pros

    Agile working, loyal staff (not entirely a pro)

    Cons

    Clique Mgmt. team, slowly receding footprint in Europe, slow to change

    Advice to Management

    Remember there are other employees who exist


  4. "Family"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pitney Bowes full-time

    Pros

    The camaraderie and diversity of the workforce

    Cons

    The remuneration and the company car policy

    Advice to Management

    Bring back share options and profit sharing


  5. "A fun company with a growing software business"

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

    Pros

    Company put you up in very nice accommodation for training. You felt like you were a part of something bigger. The software business is relatively new but growing and varied

    Cons

    Software is mainly acquisitions of smaller companies that were at different stages of development and didn't tie together strongly. This was evidently changing however


  6. "Grass is greener elsewhere I can confirm!"

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    Former Employee - Senior Product Consultant in Runcorn, England
    Former Employee - Senior Product Consultant in Runcorn, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay. Reflection this kept me from leaving for 4 years.

    Cons

    Price to pay for single Pro is way to high! Quarter to quarter target driven with structural and process deficiencies never addressed causing low staff morale. Perverse attitude of passing low productivity onto clients as equals man days billed is cynical.

    Advice to Management

    None.
    To staff get out!

    Was at Pitney Bowes for over ten years. Culture just got worse every year.

    Two jobs since leaving a year ago. First company site closure with 300 redundancies had better culture even when redundancies announced.


  7. "data cleansing assistant"

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    Current Employee - Database Administrator in Harlow, England
    Current Employee - Database Administrator in Harlow, England

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

    Pros

    good hours, decent pay and friendly staff

    Cons

    did not get full training at the beginning but learnt as i went along

    Advice to Management

    none

  8. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great people and culture; results and fun driven

    Cons

    Lack of opportunity in European business to grow and develop - removed all mid management


  9. "Great company undergoing significant transformation"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pitney Bowes full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Autonomy in the role, Senior leadership, Clarity of overall vision and strategy

    Cons

    If you're in a global role, be prepared to burn the candle at both ends of the day. Still some legacy mindset and entitlement culture. Some parts of the business still tolerate inappropriate behaviour

    Advice to Management

    Continue to provide the clarity and direction for the significant business transformation. Flush out inappropriate management behaviour further down the organisation


  10. "Sales managr"

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

    I have been working at Pitney Bowes full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good people that are loyal

    Cons

    Doesnt have the same attitude it once had