WEX

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WEX Reviews

Updated November 11, 2014
Updated November 11, 2014
28 Reviews
3.2
28 Reviews
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  1.  

    Overall Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales in Portland, ME
    Current Employee - Sales in Portland, ME

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

    Pros

    Great Coworkers and decent time off

    Cons

    Stop changing commission structure so much. Increase the base. People have to eat, even in slow months.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get to know the "lower people" that keep your paycheck coming.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good but Frustrating at times

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Profitable Company
    Mostly cares about employees
    flexible
    growing
    mostly good people
    fun environment most of the time

    Cons

    WEX is CONSTANTLY re-organizing it's self, which makes life difficult for all employees.
     Leadership is very top-heavy .
    Relatively young leadership which makes it feel as though opportunities aren't there for advancement
    concise decision making of leadership leaves a lot to be desired

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    make decisions and stick to them
    think longer term - decisions often time seem very short sighted

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Positive experince with a growing and innovative company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at WEX full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Decent Benefits, great people, good work life balance - exciting growth potential

    Cons

    Revolving door on clients, so commissions were difficult to accrue over the years, difficult to move into other groups

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to innovate and find opportunities for people within the organization

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Growth company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Fast paced, never a dull moment, pay for performance culture

    Cons

    Huge contrast between employees who have been there forever with no interest in changing and new blood who want to bring in fresh ideas

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Independent Contractor

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, ME
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, ME

    I worked at WEX as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Professional environment, dynamic growth and reputation.

    Cons

    Enormous change is creating a great deal of instability.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People are your greatest resource; don't lose sight of that.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Good Place To Work in Online Development

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Online Developer in South Portland, ME
    Former Employee - Online Developer in South Portland, ME

    I worked at WEX as a contractor (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good team, solid management. I gained respect once I was able to prove my value.

    Cons

    Some folks are using antiquated technologies.
    Some quirky and squawky people seemed to make it to the top on biz side; this was frustrating at times as they were not necessarily qualified to make these decisions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I had a good experience. Thank you for 6 pleasant years.

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good people, good company.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at WEX

    Pros

    Laid back, many different positions and interests. Good location in South Portland, and highly profitable company with employees who have a lot of experience.

    Cons

    Not very structured intern program. Not much else bad about this company, it's not one that comes to mind for a to be financial services intern.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to work - still growing with some bumps in the road

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at WEX

    Pros

    Well respected
    Wellness Program
    Open door policies
    exciting and new innovative ideas
    Stable business
    Solid revenue
    Enjoy my job
    Great People

    Cons

    Not a clear strategic plan - seems to change constantly
    Need to diversify business model - out dated
    Multiple processing platforms that are not always easily compatible
    Reorganizations seem to happen too often - more planning needed to lessen impacts
    Downstream communication is not always present

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve coomnication plan

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    good company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Middle Manager
    Current Employee - Middle Manager

    I have been working at WEX

    Pros

    fast growing company, lots of opportunity for advancement, company cares about employees and community,

    Cons

    depending on department lead, cna stagnate for a while but not in the whole company, benefits are just so-so, hr dept not trustworthy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    make hr more discreet, focus more on core business

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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