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Helpful (6)

Great place to let your career stagnate!

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Manager in Raleigh, NC
Former Employee - Manager in Raleigh, NC

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

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Stellar health benefits, emphasis on fitness.

Cons

Management has no vision for the future of the company. They are constantly chasing the next thing they hope will make the upper tier rich, while forcing the worker bees to work 24/7. Since the organization functions in a constant state of disarray, any claims of work/life balance are a joke (and probably written by HR in response to the real reviews which are negative). In my time there we were mandated to be on call and working on nights, weekends and even Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Between the constant lay-offs of middle management, plus many departures you can expect to have a new boss every few months. There are 0 plans for development or career growth. In fact many employees don't even have job descriptions and their roles are constantly being changed.

The other claims about the boys clubs clique are 100% true. You won't move up at Bandwidth because one of the senior managers will hire a friend or old frat brother to do a job they are not qualified for, instead of developing existing staff.

Advice to Management

Clean house, get back to your roots.

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  1. Helpful (4)

    Bad place to work

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bandwidth

    Pros

    If you like working with a bunch of kids

    Cons

    Management is weak and so is products


  2. Helpful (1)

    Exceptional company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Raleigh, NC

    I worked at Bandwidth full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    David Morken, incredible leadership, visionary, innovative, lots of smart people, great work-life balance, outstanding benefits, solid compensation, amazing culture, strong focus on helping others, great incentives for wellness like exercise programs for PTO

    Cons

    bonus plan, more stake in the game like profit sharing or options, lack of processes can be difficult at times


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