SYKES Reviews

352 Reviews
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352 Reviews
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SYKES President, CEO, and Director Chuck Sykes
Chuck Sykes
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    Liked my job very much......Customer Service is No.1 to me!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Westpac Banker in Maitland, New South Wales
    Former Employee - Westpac Banker in Maitland, New South Wales

    I worked at SYKES part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great for somebody who is young & related or a friend, looking for a job.
    Great for a job until you find the right job!

    Cons

    Management/Team Leaders & SME (Subject Matter Experts, that is) are 95% under 25yrs. Lacking people skills within adaptability, maturity within leadership skills especially. Poor training. NOT flexible at all. Blame Westpac for restrictions & never take it front on.
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    Read all feedback & take it on board.
    Employees depend on trusting the BRAND they work for.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

SYKES Interviews

Updated 5 Sep 2014
Updated 5 Sep 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

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    Technical Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at SYKES in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Was done by a young person; she sounded like a child playing grown-ups. I think that sums it up, though this question requires a minimum of fifty words. They employed me, I guess, because of my clear and coherent English, because not much technical knowledge was needed, despite the job title. Anything too difficult meant booking a face-to-face technician.

    Interview Questions
    • There weren't any. The interviewer would have been unable to formulate any   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I didn't negotiate, and would have been able to. It was take it or leave it.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

SYKES Awards and Accolades

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Recognized Innovator, Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA), 2010
North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Enhancement, Frost and Sullivan, 2011
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Additional Info

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Website www.sykes.com
Headquarters Tampa, FL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1977
Type Company - Public (SYKE)
Industry Business Services
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (AUD) per year

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