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  1. It is not worth it

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    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Avanti Communications full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    To get a job if u really need to and move on asap

    Cons

    Comedy. You have to learn everything yourself. Lie don't do nothing and u will be a hero :)

    Advice to Management

    Start spending money on training people and investmenting in them.


  2. exciting but difficult place to work at times, kept in the dark about whats going on

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

    I have been working at Avanti Communications full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    a lot of good people work there , and they make everyone feel part of it.

    Cons

    too many managers who cannot manage, and departments who dont communicate with each other. Also some useless people who coast along doing as little as possible, and just pass the buck at every opportunity

    Advice to Management

    listen to people at the coal face, rather than the `yes men` who tell you what you want to hear, instead of whats actually going on.


  3. OH dear, oh dear. The other reviewers were too kind; it has got worse since then

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Avanti Communications full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The market segment - great people to work with

    Cons

    A bullying culture seems to be endemic in this company.

    Advice to Management

    Go home. This business is clearly NOT for you.


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  5. Avanti? no, thanks

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Avanti Communications full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent team; great colleagues; good industry outlook

    Cons

    Senior management with no management skills; no decision making authority granted to anyone; micromanagement; lies and deception

    Advice to Management

    change


  6. Helpful (1)

    "intimidation" is not a healthy management style

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    - basic premise and offering is good, so the company should have potential for growth and success - could be good first job for technical roles to get experience in space/telecoms/satellite

    Cons

    Obsession with short term share price takes prioirity over long term strategy and plans. Employees aren't allowed to make decisions or influence them and input which does not agree with the ideas of the senior manager are immediately dismissed. Strategy changes on the whim of one individual.

    Advice to Management

    Presumably you employ people for a reason? So start trusting them, let them contribute to the company and stop creating a demoralised and scared workforce.


  7. Helpful (2)

    A time in my life I enjoyed and never want to repeat

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in City of London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in City of London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    The company has some great individuals and is incredibly diverse however the management lack emotional intelligence and seem to be only interested in the share price.

    Cons

    The management lack emotional intelligence and seem to be only interested in the share price. This combined with the lack of trust made it a very difficult place to work.

    Advice to Management

    Look after your staff and forget your pockets.



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