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Overall positive experience

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

- Great pricing
- Casual environment
- Large sales territories
- Improved employee retention policies

Cons

- Limited product set
- Reps don't get paid to retain customers
- CRM policies result in potential customers getting annoyed with new reps calling each month

Advice to Management

Try to add new services product set (i.e. voice, security, cdn)

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  1. Transactional Sales

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Account Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Global Account Manager in New York, NY

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

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

    Pros

    Fun place with a lot of young people. Sales were quick, products are simple, processes streamlined.

    Cons

    High turn over for those who were not able to figure out the"system'. Salary low for industry.


  2. Entry Level Sales

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cogent Communications

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    * Good place to gain sales experience
    * Good training programs for their products
    * Standard hours - no overtime needed

    Cons

    * micro-management
    * quota is not realistic
    * pitch to potential employees is misleading regarding income potential
    * limited product set makes them un-competitive most of the time
    * policies and procedures make most employees feel like children - unless entry level


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