Internode Reviews

Updated May 11, 2015
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  1. I Didn't Want To Go

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Adelaide (Australia)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Adelaide (Australia)

    I worked at Internode full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Internode care about their staff and their customers equally. By treating their staff amazingly well, their staff in turn can treat their customers well. This leads to usually positive outcomes for everyone, and overall job satisfaction! I could talk about the benifits like massages, free food, regular social or celebratory events... but honestly the best part is how they treat people going through a bad time. Managment really seem to care about your physical and mental well being.

    Cons

    While I was not at the company long, there does not seem to be much room for significant advancement. You can move laterally around the company, but thanks to the relatively flat corperate structure there isn't a lot of room to grow.


  2. Not what it used to be

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Adelaide (Australia)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Adelaide (Australia)

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

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

    Pros

    - Good incentive programs - Good frontline staff - Social Events - Good for young, entry-level jobseekers

    Cons

    - Low pay rate (though recently improved, still on he low end) - Recent changes due to iiNet takeover have resulted in negative impact on staff and customers - Excessive Micro-management - Unflexible management & HR policies - Lack of meaningful progression and development opportunites - 'Corporate' culture has become quite negative, oppresive and wilfully ignorant of staff morale

    Advice to Management

    - Care more about ground level staff and seek feedback rather than current focus on micro-management. - Re-consider current HR staff and policies - Find ways to promote positive culture rather than forcing employees to be appear to be positive - More focus on customer service than 'black and white' sales numbers or queue wait times.


  3. Ideal for web guys

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Architect in Adelaide (Australia)
    Current Employee - Software Architect in Adelaide (Australia)

    I have been working at Internode full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Talented people working there. Tech oriented culture. Very good work atmosphere.

    Cons

    Due to the take over by iiNet the culture seems to be changing. That has always been one of the best aspects of working at Internode.


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  5. Bad internal communication, bad senior management

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Adelaide (Australia)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Adelaide (Australia)

    I worked at Internode

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

    Pros

    The people are nice but they're not the issue.

    Cons

    Senior management clueless and doesn't listen or communicate. Spends time hiding away. Don't want to communicate as too fearful of things they don't understand.

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to communicate.


  6. internode

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Adelaide (Australia)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Adelaide (Australia)

    I worked at Internode

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fun place to work with great technical knowledge of employees and equal balance between work and life. They offer a lot to the employees in terms of team bonding exercises.

    Cons

    report from other employees that wages not great

    Advice to Management

    improve wages



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