Epsilon Reviews

Updated 28 October, 2014
Updated 28 October, 2014
291 Reviews
3.2
291 Reviews
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Epsilon President and CEO Bryan Kennedy
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work/Life balance is said to be important but I think that depends on your supervisor (in 19 reviews)

  • Your allowed to work from home when you are sick (in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • Workload to staff ratio lacks balance, making work/life balance nearly impossible (in 28 reviews)

  • Some of the office politics can get to you if you're not in upper management but I feel all companies have this to some degree (in 14 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Epsilon

    Pros

    Good work-life balance, profitable company, aggressive targets

    Cons

    Lots of satellite offices, easy to feel isolated

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Toronto location review

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    Current Employee - Technical Support Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Technical Support Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Epsilon full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good managers on digital side.
    Nice ppl.

    Cons

    Salary could be more.
    little room for growth.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Senior Software Engineer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Epsilon full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Excellence product in a very nice Market

    Cons

    Need longer plan for remote offices, Hire people and let them go after one year is very short sighting

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    No Clear Strategy

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Epsilon full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good people at Toronto location

    Cons

    No clear strategy, shifting of priorities have left Toronto office in limbo. Morale is broken

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find a plan, get buy-in and proceed.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Good Company, but declining as an employer

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Accounts Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Accounts Manager in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Epsilon

    Pros

    Industry leader, cutting edge products and services make it a great place to learn. Rapidly expanding with the marketplace today.

    Cons

    Pay is mediocre, at least in Canada. They're too busy trying to become a "single source solution" that they're forgetting to become experts in anything.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Slow down and give your employees time to digest the changes and growth before you move on to the next acquisition.

    Doesn't Recommend
  7.  

    High longevity of current employees, cooperative/mutually-helping work environment

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Lafayette, CO (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Lafayette, CO (US)

    I have been working at Epsilon full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The Lafayette office still has a small-company feel, as projects and teams are small. Most of the current employees at this location are from the Abacus and Online teams. During busy times, food is often provided for client-support roles, and also for anyone having to work outside of normal business hours for special projects or events.

    Lots of opportunities for community-service involvement, including charity fund-raising events, and Habitat for Humanity (for which the company will pay your time off).

    Cons

    Now a very large company, composed of many different divisions which were formerly separate companies that Epsilon has acquired over the past 8 years. The result is that corporate-level integration of communication and IT infrastructure isn't fully baked yet.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great work life balance

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Database Developer in Dallas, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Associate Database Developer in Dallas, TX (US)

    I have been working at Epsilon full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    fast paced, forward thinking company

    Cons

    a little disorganized and hectic

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Epsilon is a great company to work for!

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    Current Employee - Senior Database Developer in Irving, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Database Developer in Irving, TX (US)

    I have been working at Epsilon full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Creative, friendly, dedicated, lots of energy, flexible and collaborative work environment. Learned a lot on an intense 2 month system build.

    Cons

    You really have to put in the time and effort long term in order to be recognized, would think that if the performance and dedication is there, the rewards would come quicker.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the communication open at all levels, love the current direction.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Satisfied

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Epsilon full-time

    Pros

    Epsilon is a good place to work

    Cons

    Not a lot of process to tremendous pressure to get things done

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Always evolving

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    Current Employee - Creative Position in Columbus, OH (US)
    Current Employee - Creative Position in Columbus, OH (US)

    I have been working at Epsilon full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Most of my co-workers are good people and play well with others. Management quality seems to be hit or miss. Some have been great, some not so much. The PTO time is generous with three weeks vacation and five sick days starting. Stock purchase plan available and since it's a large, constantly-growing company, this is beneficial. Work/Life balance is said to be important but I think that depends on your supervisor.

    Cons

    Turnover rate seems high on the account side, but creatives tend to stay longer. It doesn't seem that promotions happen very often because management roles are usually searched for outside of the company. Compensation, for me, is poor. There are others in my same position that makes a substantial amount more than myself but we are supposed to get a salary evaluation soon that will hopefully "even everyone out". Depending on your manager, work/life balance can differ. Some of the clients are very demanding.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communication is the MOST important thing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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