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    Great place to learn and grow

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbia, MD (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbia, MD (US)

    I worked at Merkle full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    lots of opportulnities to learn and grow; fast paced and never a dull moment

    Cons

    a couple of sacred cows within management -- be careful

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be geniune and evaluate each team member on their contribution, not popular opinion.

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Merkle Interviews

Updated 23 Oct, 2014
Updated 23 Oct, 2014

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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Merkle.

    Interview Details

    As others have said -- run from this unprofessional place.

    2 phone interview followed by an onsite interview with a handful of people. Onsite interview included a presentation to the group as others have mentioned in their posts. Very few questions asked during the preso.

    It was surprising that the hiring manager wasn't at the onsite and the planned video conf was cancelled. Strangest part was the interview ending with a discussion with person who would have been a subordinate. A person, I might add, who had a chip on their shoulder from the word hello. No final discussion with HR -- the day just ended. Not even a call from HR that day or the next.

    Strung along for weeks only to hear they hired a friend of an employee. It is unprofessional to waste a qualified candidate's time when you're planning to hire someone's buddy.

    Truthfully, I dodged a bullet here and am in a better position. Beware this hollow chocolate bunny.

    Interview Questions
    • No memorable questions. Just kept hearing how my experience made me ideal for the position.   Answer Question
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Website www.merkleinc.com
Headquarters Columbia, MD
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1971
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $50 to $100 million (CAD) per year

Merkle, a technology enabled, data driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately-held agency. As a leading provider of fully integrated customer relationship marketing solutions, we provide the framework for organizations to apply quantitative strategies to their marketing programs across mass, direct, and digital media. By combining a complete range of marketing, technical, analytical and creative disciplines, Merkle works with clients to design, execute and evaluate connected CRM programs. With more than 2,000 employees globally... More

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