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CrossKnowledge Reviews

Updated 17 Jan 2020

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3.8
77%
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78%
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CrossKnowledge Managing Director Pascal El Grably (no image)
Pascal El Grably
5 Ratings
Pros
  • "(in 4 reviews)

  • "Entrepreneurship, People First et Passion for excellence sont les 3 piliers de CrossKnowledge(in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "(in 4 reviews)

  • "volution, peu de RTT, peu d'avantages sociaux(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Nice, but could be better"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at CrossKnowledge full-time

    Pros

    Respectable, nice people to work with

    Cons

    - Policies and benefits differ vastly depending on the country/subsidiary - Not a lot of growth opportunities

    CrossKnowledge2020-01-17
  2. "Great culture"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Oxford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CrossKnowledge full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Passion, great HR support, wanting to do the right thing

    Cons

    Nothing that really jumps out

    Advice to Management

    Keep bringing in the Wiley HR practice

    CrossKnowledge2019-10-22
  3. "Global Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Global Account Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CrossKnowledge full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great enviroment and good benefits

    Cons

    lack of carreer path for growth

    CrossKnowledge2019-03-21
  4. Helpful (2)

    "Great teams poor visibility"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England

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

    Pros

    The UK team I was part of were a fantastic team, very collaborative. Very caring about their clients. Having a core of a very solid product with great support colleagues.

    Cons

    Development and detached sometimes unaware management

    Advice to Management

    Be realistic with targets to Wiley, develop your people not just managers. Listen to people to find out what's best for the client, don't let managers that haven't seen clients for years judge what is best. You attract and recruit great 'jack of all trades' in learning, don't try and pigeon hole them into your specialisms, don't recruit just for those specialisms as you are not big enough yet.

    CrossKnowledge2018-05-17
  5. Helpful (2)

    "A very good experience for 1 or 2 years maximum"

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    Former Employee - Digital Learning Consultant in Paris
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at CrossKnowledge full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very disruptive and dynamic business. Entrepreneurship culture. A lot to learn about elearning and LMS

    Cons

    Very stressful depending of the clients, badly paid, sales over pm in term of hierachy wich creates a lot of tension and no possibility of evolution in term of career

    CrossKnowledge2018-05-12
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Sales in Munich, Bavaria
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Culture and great people in the company.

    Cons

    Not a strong Leadership culture.

    Advice to Management

    Work on the strategy.

    CrossKnowledge2018-05-01
  7. Helpful (2)

    "It used to be a good entreprise ... ..."

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Valbonne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great work environment (people are adorable, workplace is excellent) - Flexibility - Open to explore new technologies

    Cons

    - The entreprise was bought by wiley several years ago and this year they decided that technology is no longer their priority. Actually, we have no visibility about the future right now. - No RTT - Salary is not competitive

    Advice to Management

    Stay closer to the employees, specially right now where the context is not clear.

    CrossKnowledge2018-01-31
  8. "Small company growing pains"

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    Former Employee - Solutions Pédagogiques in Suresnes
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at CrossKnowledge full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Relatively flexible working hours, possibility to collaborate with other teams, relatively accessible low level management (physically present), company size, young/vibrant colleagues

    Cons

    Location (Transportation semi reliable), sterile open space work environment, very little training (mostly dependent on personal initiative), Tendancy towards antagonistic/unsupportive atomosphere

    Advice to Management

    Communicate more with employees and create a more inclusive team spirit

    CrossKnowledge2018-01-29
  9. Helpful (3)

    "Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Hoboken, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at CrossKnowledge full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Overall great company culture and lots of perks. Really great people and actually a great suite of products that you can stand behind when speaking to current and prospective clients.

    Cons

    Salary much lower than that of equivalent positions in the area. Tendency to undervalue talent and no real growth opportunities. Direction of organization often unclear.

    Advice to Management

    Show your talent that you value them by getting realistic about salaries, not treating them like their prior experience doesn't exist, and providing them with real growth opportunities. You're in the business of leadership development, but you don't actually do this for your own employees. The management committee makes too many decisions in a bubble & your roadmap suffers so you need to start engaging ALL of your BU leaders in the process and making more data driven decisions. Don't let changes in leadership destroy the amazing culture that you have.

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    CrossKnowledge2017-11-20
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Lte"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at CrossKnowledge full-time

    Pros

    A very international team, wearing many hats by undertaking a variety of efforts

    Cons

    Lack of organization on the upper management side. Promises are not always kept.

    Advice to Management

    Develop a consistent strategy and work across the different regions to implement it while treating your individual contributors and middle management with respect

    CrossKnowledge2017-07-22
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