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Management position at Virgin

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Former Employee - Manager  in  Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
Former Employee - Manager in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)

I worked at Virgin Media full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Very good benefits with good holidays, bonus and sick leave which i never used! Its good being able to work on the latest developments in broadband and digital tv.

Cons

Its a pity that it has a very poor senior management culture which is a JFDI attitude and not very nurturing. If you really like expressing an opinion that is very different from others be very careful.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Get some new ones! The older guys seem to think because the use the word cool that it makes them that way lol. Allow people to express their opinions and dont decide on an action and then pretend to seek views.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Network Operations Centre

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    Former Employee - Network Operations Engineer  in  Peterborough, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Network Operations Engineer in Peterborough, England (UK)

    I worked at Virgin Media full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Exposure to variety of networking technologies and platforms
    Great enviroment in which to utilise your networking knowledge when troubleshooting.
    The team spirit is usually good due to the daily challenges and pressure to deliver to customers.
    Good place to get your 'feet wet' and learn on the job.

    Cons

    Too little time and resource was allocated to training and certification of staff.
    Career advancement is difficult without certification. Many people leave, only to return in better positions once they have gained qualifcations which the company appears to want but not pay for.
    Due to resource constraints there seems to be a tendancy for too much fire-fighting and not enough focus on fixing the underlying cause of issues via the service improvement process.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    challenging and exciting with lots of fun

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    Current Employee - Insight Analyst  in  Hook, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Insight Analyst in Hook, England (UK)

    I have been working at Virgin Media as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    brand name, work life balance, very friendly atmosphere, job satisfaction

    Cons

    Nothing specific to say now

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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