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    I worked at Cogent Communications full-time (less than a year)

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    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    day job, potential for advancement, good compensation potential

    Cons

    Extreamly difficult sale, difficult market.

    Advice to Management

    Get to understand your employees better.

Cogent Communications Interviews

Updated Feb 5, 2015

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    Regional Account Manager Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    I received a phone call from a recruiter who let me know that they found my resume online, one that I posted over three years ago and explained that they felt that I would be a good fit for a Regional Account Manager based on my experience.

    I then was scheduled to attend a mixer to meet with the recruiters. There were about twenty other candidates present. We were invited into a room with light snacks and beverages and mingled with Management. After we sat through a 30 minute Q&A and from our the quality of our presentation invited for a panel interview.

    After the third interview I received a call and was offered the job

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Not very flexible in regards to Salary

Cogent Communications Awards & Accolades

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Best in Class Data Value, Atlantic ACM, 2012
Global Provider Ethernet LEADERBOARD (Challenge Tier), Vertical Systems Group, 2012

Additional Info

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Website www.cogentco.com
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1999
Type Company - Public (CCOI)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Cogent Communications (NASDAQ: CCOI) is a multinational, Tier 1 facilities-based ISP, consistently ranked as one of the top five Internet backbone networks in the world. Cogent specializes in providing businesses with high speed Internet access, Ethernet transport and colocation services. Cogent's facilities-based, all-optical IP network provides services in over 180 markets globally.

Since its inception, Cogent has unleashed the benefits of IP technology, building one of the largest and highest capacity IP networks in the world. This network enables Cogent to offer... More

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