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Great place, shame it was sold

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at AboveNet full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Flexible work schedule for most positions

Cons

It was sold to Zayo who butchered the company

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  1. Was a great ride

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Stable work environment
    Great Pay
    Great processes and Policies

    Cons

    A little bit heavy on the politics and favoritism
    Not a lot of room to move up.
    Sold to Zayo out of nowhere and this could wipe out what made AboveNet a great and successful company

    Advice to Management

    Any management (or anyone) that was transitioned to Zayo should work to preserve the AboveNet way.

  2. Good people in an Interesting, fast-paced industry.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AboveNet

    Pros

    I have met a number of solid people all across the country in my time at AboveNet.

    Cons

    Erratic schedule. (nights --> days --> nights --> weekends
    Claims to promote from within. In 6 years, this has not happened in the Oak Brook office...

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