Virgin Group

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Updated Jun 26, 2014

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3.2 6 reviews

100% Approve of the CEO

Virgin Group Chairman Sir Richard Branson

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60% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Virgin Charter is an amazing place to work

    Intern (Former Employee) Santa Monica, CA

    ProsVery entrepreneurial environment, smart and humble people, and relaxed atmosphere.

    ConsStart-up company so did not have the same name recognition. Bonus that it is a Virgin Group company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementVery understanding and respectful

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Executives failing upwards

    Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee) Irvine, CA

    ProsFun place to work, good people

    ConsCompletely incompetent management, spendthrifts, idiots, fools.

    Advice to Senior ManagementYou are not Movie producers, live with it. Don't spend money like drunken sailors.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Company Culture, Limited Growth Oportunities

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Orlando, FL

    ProsI love the company image and culture, and working with international guests.

    ConsNot many opportunities for growth, ad the economy has effected salaries too

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe more open to feedback and ideas from employees, and reward the good ones you have!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Virgin's a mixed bag

    Marketing (Former Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsIt's an incredibly hip place to work - definitely fun.

    ConsWork like a dog - not great oversight from Virgin Board.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKnow what goes on in all the areas - senior mgmt just a lot of bs.

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    Great experience

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat people - creative, fun and very smart

    ConsVery profit driven but it is an investment company so only to be expected

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Sales associate at Virgin Megastore

    Sales Associate (Former Employee)

    ProsFun environment
    Enjoyed learning about new music
    Pretty low stress
    Good coworkers
    Relatively easy job
    Liked being able to read the books and magazines

    ConsLow pay, with few raises (.25 cents after a year)
    Frequently understaffed
    Management is non very hands-on
    Annoying customers
    Too many closing tasks

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake sure the stores are well staffed enough - I was sometimes one of two people in the entire store working the floor and registers (and the store was huge)
    Increase the pay and raises

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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