A culture that inspires success.

Our team is made up of people who, through their energy and positive contributions, create momentum for their teams and our company. We strive to create an environment where ambitious goals are set, ideas are encouraged, and talent is fully realized.

We want to be a place where our people and our businesses will thrive, and that requires us to build a dynamic culture. We work hard to create a culture where there is trust and respect, transparency and openness. We encourage our team members to set ambitious goals, and we understand that failures lead to insights for the next goal. We know that our businesses will achieve success when they abandon the status quo in favor of innovation and continuous improvement.

By empowering our team and creating alignment on stretch goals, we create cultures where our team members want to contribute and win together.

Individual Traits:

  • DRIVE
    Help create teams of self-motivated, self-aware, self-disciplined, and self-improving people. Do your best at everything you do, no matter how small the task. Don't wait to be told what to do; proactively do what needs to be done.
  • POSITIVE ATTITUDE
    Understand that a can-do attitude enables success throughout the overall business. When bad news or problems arise, look for opportunities to improve.
  • EAGERNESS TO UNDERSTAND
    Seek to understand our industries and the latest technology in an effort to offer the best products and services to our customers. Understanding how things work and how our work impacts the larger company goals enables continuous improvement.
  • SOUND JUDGMENT
    Make tough decisions without agonizing, and devote the right amount of time to making decisions. Do this by identifying root causes instead of just treating symptoms and adopting a logical, commonsense approach.

Organizational Traits:

  • COLLABORATION
    Believe that we are capable of so much more when we work together. Embrace individuals' different styles and find time to help colleagues.
  • OPEN COMMUNICATION
    Team members perform better if they understand context. Be completely open about strategies and results. Take the time to explain why you're doing what you're doing.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY
    Acknowledge problems, take responsibility, determine what can be done, and take action. Our teams have clearly defined goals, are interdependent, and desire to not let each other down. We do what we say we will do.
  • TRUST AND RESPECT
    Assume the best of team members and their intent to do the right thing, believing they have the right information, context, and processes in place to make the best choices. Understand the importance of treating people the way you'd like to be treated. Always be professional in your communications.

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10 Reasons to Choose EBSCO.

  • Diverse Growth Opportunities

    EBSCO is in a wide range of businesses and industries and we are always looking for opportunities to grow – which gives our employees a lot of opportunity too.

  • Shared Success

    We devote 15% of all pre-tax profits to the EBSCO Savings & Profit Sharing Trust – our retirement plan that has historically outperformed the typical 401k.

  • Continuous Improvement

    EBSCO fosters continuous improvement for employees through tuition reimbursement, training, and conferences.

  • Community Improvement

    Our focus on Continuous Improvement extends beyond our businesses. EBSCO devotes 5% of our pre-tax profits to helping communities.

  • Competitive Benefits

    Our comprehensive benefits include excellent health and dental coverage and a range of other advantages, including life insurance, disability insurance, adoption benefits, and more.

  • Inspiring Features

    In addition to inspiring nature outside, our Birmingham and Ipswich campuses offer an on-site gym, health resources, and cafeteria inside.

  • Flexible Philosophy

    From our work schedules to work locations, EBSCO has cultivated a relaxed work environment where people are comfortable to perform at their best.

  • Change is Created

    Innovative thinking is not only encouraged, it’s rewarded with programs designed to help our employees improve our processes, products, and services.

  • Privately Owned

    Since the beginning, EBSCO has been family-owned, giving us the freedom to make decisions that are right for our customers and focused on long-term growth.

  • Profit Creates Opportunity

    Providing customers with better products, continuing education, realizing our own retirement plans, and improving our community all require profit. After 70 years of success, we understand that profit makes things possible.

The philosophy we grow by.

We are committed to the sound business fundamentals found in our Principles, the core competencies within our Practices, and a Culture built on eight key attributes.

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