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Cbeyond Reviews

Updated November 30, 2018
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Cbeyond Chairman, President, and CEO Jim Geiger
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Pros
  • "Training is good for fresh out of school entry-level sales reps" (in 25 reviews)

  • "Great place to utilized your skills and gain experience" (in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • "days, door to door sales in burned out territories" (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Cbeyond (More than a year)

    Pros

    The culture and people were amazing. It was a family feel.

    Cons

    The sale of the company.


  2. "Fast paced environment, good place to start career"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good mix of technologies used; Staff is technically competent.

    Cons

    Not much growth prospect longer term. Management hires their own leaders from outside, instead of promoting from within.

  3. "Territory Sales Rep"

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    Former Employee - Territory Sales Representative in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Territory Sales Representative in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good training program and good for entry level

    Cons

    door to door aggressive sales tactics with young managers and people don't act as a team always

    Advice to Management

    Hire better leaders


  4. "Tough gig"

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    Former Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Orange, CA
    Former Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Orange, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Decent pay
    - Great place to learn and understand sales

    Cons

    - Long days
    - No real breaks

    Advice to Management

    If you're going to force people to work 12 hours, you should pay them for 12 hours.


  5. "Decent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cbeyond full-time

    Pros

    Neutral experience at this company

    Cons

    Nothing specific for this company

    Advice to Management

    keep doing what you're doing


  6. "IT Specialist"

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    Former Employee - IT Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - IT Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing and intelligent staff who made work fun

    Cons

    Upper management sometimes didn't listen to engineer suggestions which lead us into known issues

    Advice to Management

    Have more meeting that involve all levels of workers.


  7. "Telecom Company"

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    Former Employee - Network Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Network Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Cbeyond full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great start up company and ideals.

    Cons

    Bad contracts and support lowered product quality.

  8. "Market Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cbeyond full-time

    Pros

    Training, income, tools, support was great

    Cons

    Hours, lots of pressure, micromanaging from all angles


  9. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cbeyond full-time

    Pros

    Was a Great Company with a good vision. I miss it.

    Cons

    they went public then were forced to sell company by the public investers


  10. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cbeyond full-time

    Pros

    Built great work ethic, under a lot of pressure to succeed, was able to learn how to be comfortable with rejection.

    Cons

    Immature leadership, high school like atmosphere.

    Advice to Management

    Leadership needs to held to more professional standards.