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8x8 Reviews

Updated February 22, 2017
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Pros
  • Great people to work with, intelligent and hard working (in 7 reviews)

  • Good work environment with lots of opportunity if you're willing to work hard (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • No work life balance , people who work 24/7 , during weekends are treated with awards every quarter (in 4 reviews)

  • Growing pains of global company (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Account Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Account Manager in San Jose, CA
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at 8x8 full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good UC Technology. Reliable, High Quality. Pay Well.

    Cons

    Need to work harder on adding value and differentiating themselves in the market.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Sales Development"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at 8x8 full-time

    Pros

    Free catered lunches on Wednesday.

    Cons

    No compensation for phone plan, but are expected to use solution from your personal device.
    Very low base pay for the area.


  3. Helpful (2)

    "Account Executive"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive
    Current Employee - Account Executive
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at 8x8 full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good environment for new college grads. Good mix of products.

    Cons

    Management has little vision of a solid plan to move forward. The pay is at the low end in the Silicon Valley, not a place to at longer than 2 years.

    Advice to Management

    Develop a better vision and train the folks better instead of just giving lip service to training.


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  5. Helpful (7)

    "Dysfunctional company with broken products and overconfident CEO"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    free parking, close to airport, good opportunities to network with employees from paypal

    Cons

    no bonus, no company match in 401k, costly health plans, poor work space, lack of any career path, ugly, dirty, cluttered office

    Advice to Management

    Sell the company while you can since you clearly don't know how to run it


  6. "8x8"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at 8x8 full-time

    Pros

    The people are a great group.

    Cons

    Upper management doesn't recognize the daily interaction that HR has with the employees.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "8x8 intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Growing company
    Good learning opportunities with certain software
    Free lunch every Wednesday
    Very Flexible schedule accommodation
    Fun relaxed environment

    Cons

    Management is difficult to connect with
    Moving up within the company is very difficult

    Advice to Management

    I have no advice since the company gave me a very good stepping stone to help me progress within my field. Maybe to give more opportunities to interns that help prepare their futures and to possibly explore different fields that they have interest in.


  8. Helpful (2)

    "Sales"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company, well financed, solid product

    Cons

    Too focused on direct sales


  9. "Great Company - Great Management - Great Leadership"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at 8x8 full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    First, the Director I report to; one of the most talented and caring individuals I have come across in my 20+ year career. Second, over all company leadership, direction and values. I love my job.

    Cons

    Overly tolerant of some toxic individuals how understandable as we are committed to developing our employees.

    Advice to Management

    Hmmmm. Glad to be part of the team?


  10. Helpful (5)

    "Software Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    flexibility working time, easy interview, pay may be good but not for me...one day free lunch, cannot think any more...

    Cons

    not well organized, code base quality is not good which leads to nightmare for production issues, no clear product roadmap


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Good People poor communciation"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at 8x8 full-time

    Pros

    Great team to work with.
    Flexible hours
    Free lunch
    Good Pay

    Cons

    Poor communication from hire ups
    Not a lot of transparency



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