XO Communications

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XO Communications Reviews in Chicago, IL

167 Reviews

2.8
167 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great people that want to solve problems (in 18 reviews)

  • Flexible working hours, work-life balance, easy to get to location (in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • The idea of a lay off over your head every year even when upper management said there would be none (in 14 reviews)

  • No raises, limited or politically motivated employee recognition (in 7 reviews)

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  1.  

    Okay company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Sales in Chicago, IL

    Pros

    Network is very good and the support is there if you kick down the right doors.

    Cons

    Cloud practice and colocation facilities are weak offerings.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide more sales support

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Lots of changes

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior, Major Account Executive  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior, Major Account Executive in Chicago, IL

    Pros

    Salary is good during ramp

    Cons

    Lots of changes. Lots of competition with new acquisitions. L3 and Windstream

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not use to working with hunters.

    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    So so, so far

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Major Account Executive  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Major Account Executive in Chicago, IL

    Pros

    Good base salary, great people to work with, knowledgable management, ability to make good money if you are networking well, professional place to work.

    Cons

    Poor benefits, commission structure is constantly changing for worse, unresponsive customer care, not a lot of loyalty to employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Show more loyalty to employees.

    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    XO sales career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Major Account Executive  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Major Account Executive in Chicago, IL

    Pros

    Fantastic industry which is growing exponentially even in recession period. XO has an impressive network with the most expansive portfolio of products. A great sales career lies ahead if you work hard.

    Cons

    International network presence is lacking.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n/a

    Recommends

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