Alpaytac, Inc.

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Alpaytac, Inc. Reviews

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    Horrible Experience and Horrible Company

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    Former Employee - Intern  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Alpaytac, Inc. as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    Some of the staff was friendly and enjoyable to work with.

    Cons

    Where should I start. Firstly, clients are like a revolving door. They come and go quickly. Alpaytac makes promised that they cannot deliver. Upper management is awful. They lie to employees and clients. Employees are frowned upon of they decide to take lunch outside of the building. They are also expected to work rigorous hours. I understand that the pr industry is constant however there is no work life balance here. Along with ever moving clients, employees aren't there for much time either. The company hires several interns but rarely keeps any. Please avoid this company. Their pr strategies and techniques are old fashion and outdated. Your better run not walk from this company! Don't let me even get started on te CEO. What a sham!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fire everyone and start over, with a new name and CEO.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Disapproves of CEO

Alpaytac, Inc. Interviews

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Alpaytac, Inc. in December 2012.

    Interview Details

    I sent an email to the general HR email on the website and was contacted a month later for an in-person interview. Walking in I didn't like the atmosphere. Everyone was working right in front of where I was waiting, and they were gossiping with each other so that I could hear everything. It just seemed unprofessional to me. The interviewers were nice and the position seemed like you would learn a lot if you wanted PR experience. I withdrew my candidacy, however, because the pay was way too low for the hours worked. It was a monthly stipend and you were expected to work full-time hours with some overtime. This was unrealistic especially with the city expenses.

    Interview Questions
    • All of the questions were pretty straightforward. We just went over the highlights of my resume.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Easy Interview

Alpaytac, Inc. Awards and Accolades

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2013 Bulldog Digital/Social PR Award, Bulldog PR, 2013
2012 - PR Daily Lifetime Achievement Award PR Daily, PR Daily, 2012

Additional Info

Website www.alpaytac.com
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 16 to 50 Employees
Founded 2004
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable

Alpaytac specializes in public relations, integrated marketing, social media, branding and consumer education to a diverse set of clients in the following industries: consumer electronics, high-tech, housewares, business-to-business, health and beauty, travel, fashion, finance, as well as various non-profits. The agency is headquartered in Chicago with offices in Los Angeles... More

Mission: Alpaytac's motto is "Good is Not Enough" - and the agency strives to deliver exemplary PR and marketing results for its clients.

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