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Packt Reviews

Updated Nov 7, 2019

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3.3
66%
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Packt CEO Dave Maclean
Dave Maclean
143 Ratings
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  1. "I worked for a year at Packt"

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    Former Employee - Content Development Editor in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The flexible timings and college-like environment.

    Cons

    The salary is less than the other editing companies.

    Packt2019-10-19
  2. "Good work ethics"

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    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Open culture and Flexible timings

    Cons

    Nothing for now. Well done!

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    Packt2019-11-03
  3. "AE"

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

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

    Pros

    Flexible work timings 5 days a week UK culture

    Cons

    No Security Office politics No recognition Canteen can be improved Upper management needs to communicate more often

    Packt2019-10-28
  4. "Copy Editor"

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    Former Employee - Copy Editor in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relaxed and friendly work environment

    Cons

    Rare promotions and salary increment

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    Packt2019-11-07
  5. "Good but can be better"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Packt full-time

    Pros

    WFHs Work life balance - No stress of work Career growth

    Cons

    No flexible timing No appraisals - only promotions for which you have to wait for long time No job security - policies and processes changes very frequently

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    Packt2019-10-16
  6. "Great place to learn a lot but don't think long term"

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    Former Employee - Content Development Editor in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Flexible Work Hours - Work From Home options - Can work with different departments simultaneously

    Cons

    - Appraisals are bad - Processes keep shifting and there's no consistency - Trying to accomplish too soon will leave you really stressed

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    Packt2019-09-19
  7. "Packt"

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    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Packt full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Horizontal Work Culture Work From home

    Cons

    Internal Politics Island work attitude slow paced

    Packt2019-09-16
  8. "This is very good place to work."

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    Former Employee - Content Development Editor in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work from home Flexible work hours Target oriented performance Defined job roles

    Cons

    No appraisal cycles Increment happens on promotions only

    Packt2019-09-11
  9. "worst experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Andheri
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good for freshers who are just seating at home and want tp

    Cons

    the management is worst, no job security, no growth, partiality during promotions and increments

    Packt2019-10-11
  10. "Enjoyed my time"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people Good Perks Celebrate hard workers Training A few very good and supportive top team managers Twice a year bonus payout

    Cons

    Some senior managerS need replacing, their communication poor performance and accountability is shocking....how long must they not perform and overspend before they are exited?

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    Packt2019-08-25
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