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"Good team, nice people, chance for growth."

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

I have been working at Volusion full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Volusion knows the value of its development team and works hard not only to keep them happy, but leave them alone where it counts to do so. Developers are allowed to choose or make their own tools, design their own processes, and make their own schedules. Though software quality takes a back seat to business needs like any company, you do get plenty of chances to do something cool.

Cons

The corporate culture is somewhat conservative in terms of innovation and envelope-pushing, and conversely, the office environment is a little too much on the rambunctious side. Upper management is too involved in day-to-day product direction decisions, especially visual ones, and that slows down the pace of green-field development so it seems glacial sometimes.

Advice to Management

Know your strengths. You are great a building a customer-service-focused business. You are not UI pioneers.

Other Employee Reviews for Volusion

  1. "Working for Volusion was one of the best decisions I've ever made."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Services in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Services in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule
    Bonus Structure
    Company-Provided Laptop
    Company Culture

    Cons

    No official continuing education budget
    No work-from-home opportunities

    Advice to Management

    It would be nice to have more opportunities for upper management to recognize high-performing individuals in our department.


  2. "Being able to enjoy coming to work every single day, loving your Co-Workers and the product you represent!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Volusion full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Team Off Sites
    Lunches brought in as a Thank you for a job well done
    Having the ability to speak freely with upper management to fix issues, course correct and incite ideas
    Fantastic Christmas Parties and Group Picnics
    Pet Friendly Fridays
    Benefits and work life balance

    Cons

    Having to earn your vacation time every pay period

    Advice to Management

    Would like to see deeper paths to career transition within the company
    Remember that you are still working with people, find reasons to sit down with your agents to not just talk "Shop" but truly get to know our ideas and thoughts

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