Vocalocity Reviews

Updated April 2, 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)

    Outbound Sales Development Representative

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    AMAZING company culture, great training, supportive management

    Cons

    150-200 cold calls a day and I mean COLD calls.
    Location has SO much traffic it's unreal. I lived 6 miles away and commuted 2+ hours a day from Decatur.

    Advice to Management

    Chill out on metrics. Its about quality not quantity. 70-100 calls a day is still high activity.


  2. Nice starting point but overly political

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Young environment, lots of energy, room for advancement, entry into the IT space, $28-$30K base salary, inside sales experience

    Cons

    employee turnover, upper manager politics, rednecks, Marietta, the Vonage sales process, commission

    Advice to Management

    Upper management is a good ole boy network. They hire and promote friends from previous jobs.


  3. Great company, great people

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Casual environment, friendly people, fantastic location, great benefits

    Cons

    Moving in June (possible locations mentioned are not ideal). Work from Home is looked down upon in my department, despite being one of the key factors mentioned in the hiring process


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  5. Sales Development Representative

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Development Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Sales Development Representative in Atlanta, GA

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

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

    Pros

    Young fun work environment
    No dress code
    Razor scooters are all around the office to get from place to place

    Cons

    Below average salary
    Management is more reactive than proactive
    Sales promotions change every week and it seems very unorganized


  6. Helpful (1)

    Flexible opportunity to pursue interests in all areas of the business

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Marketing in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Vocalocity full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Relaxed environment and young culture.

    Strong customer service and focus on providing a valuable product to customers, customer education and fair pricing.

    Cons

    Occasional power struggle between departments to own specific functions/decision making needs of the business.

    Working remotely became a bit taboo towards the end of my time at the company, which to me seems counterintuitive to a virtual technology provider.

    The tension between executives was also regularly noticeable and contagious.


  7. Awesome company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Vocalocity

    Pros

    Very nice start up culture

    Cons

    Lots of after hours work


  8. sweet company and nice working environment

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    feel like home and free work time

    Cons

    need more HR cause the current one is so busy

    Advice to Management

    need more HR cause the current one is so busy


  9. Great job when I first started, then with new management, went downhill.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Vocalocity full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, matching 401k, fun people to work with, relaxed dress code, great opportunity to make a lot of money in sales.

    Cons

    Big brother atmosphere, monitor everything you do - like if you get up from your desk for any reason, call center type atmosphere, raise quota every few months, hierarchy ranking, you are competing agains your coworkers, cut throat, no transparency between upper management and sales team, managers will be young with no former management experience.

    Advice to Management

    Stop trying to make the sales department like the Boiler Room.


  10. Helpful (1)

    Great work atmosphere

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SDR in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - SDR in Atlanta, GA

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

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

    Pros

    work with a lot of great people, achievable goals, good incentives to get the job done, rewards and aknowledgement for a job well done, casual work environment while still working hard, fun work related events, can work from home on wednesdays

    Cons

    Would love to meet other people in the company and take a tour of the Customer Service side. It would be nice to put faces to the names of a lot of the other people we work with.

    Advice to Management

    I think management (especially my managers) are doing a good job. I know my manager looks out for our well being, checks on us regularly, doesnt mind answering questions even if dumb, and is not intimidating to talk to.


  11. Helpful (2)

    Vocalocity - good small company to work for

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Vocalocity full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Real agile shop, focus on quality instead of deadlines, smart people. Developers are treated well: company pays for conferences, training.

    Cons

    Low annual raises. executive management brings their own people while laying off current well performing employees.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on core product. do not get bog down in small pet projects like Salesforce.



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