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Great experience

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Software Engineer in Holmdel, NJ
Former Employee - Software Engineer in Holmdel, NJ

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

Pros

$100/month meal allowance, access to management, flexibility, freedom to develop what I thought was necessary, my manager was not the micro-management type but was available when I needed him to be

Cons

Advancement was slow, upper management was short-sighted, far too political for my taste, SharePoint was brought in and in-house application development was outsourced

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Abandon SharePoint and keep development in-house. You had a lot of talented managers and developers but many have been eliminated due to "position elimination". I have kept in touch with many former co-workers and find that a considerable number of the best people have moved on or are looking to. You need to stop looking at the bottom line and get back the way things were in 2006 thru 2008.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

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    Incredible career growth experience for me

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    Current Employee - DC Tech in Holmdel, NJ
    Current Employee - DC Tech in Holmdel, NJ

    I have been working at Vonage full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Place to work, I've learned more than i could've ever expected

    Cons

    no cons i can think of at this time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Everyone needs a clear message

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Holmdel, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Holmdel, NJ

    I have been working at Vonage full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    $100/mon for food in their cafe
    Clean facility
    Medical is a decent price and 401k is awesome. Match up to $6000

    Cons

    Cafe food is horrible.
    Management does not have a clear understanding how to run a business. Many projects have extreme timelines with no thought about consequences. The message i here is, do what i told you then we will worry about it later. Let's just get it out as quick as possible.

    As for career growth, the only growth is if you come in from the outside, get a better titled then jump ship. Internal growth is too tough. You get the chance to work for another department off the phones for 6 months then you are sent back, sometimes with no goals and then managed out.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take you time, think things out and be thorough. Good ideas take time to brew.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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