Cogent Communications

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Overly ambitious expansion less than likely success, and less than competitive pay.

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Current Employee - Regional Account Manager I in Mar Vista, CA
Current Employee - Regional Account Manager I in Mar Vista, CA

I have been working at Cogent Communications full-time (less than a year)

Pros

Great team atmosphere.
Polite and Knowledgable Managers

Cons

Poor Pay
Lack of products to sell.
Legacy account manager have all onnet accounts. Meaning you are left selling un-competitive offnet products.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Expand your product set and limit the number of accounts each rep can have in your onnet facilities.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    ok company

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    Former Employee - Regional Account Manager in Sterling, VA
    Former Employee - Regional Account Manager in Sterling, VA

    I worked at Cogent Communications full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    base pay plus comission
    full benifits

    Cons

    heavy politics
    pretty heavy micromanegement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stop micromanaging

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    Cogent is a call center

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    Former Employee - Regional Account Manager in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Regional Account Manager in Washington, DC

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

    Pros

    Decent pay out of college, the way you are ramped up to your quota serves as a signing bonus which is nice

    Cons

    You are selling the internet making 60-80 cold calls a day. They monitor your talk time, call numbers, and the micromanaging is out of control.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow more freedom in the workplace as far as working from home and flexible hours. The most important thing should be people's numbers and you shouldn't care how they get them

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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