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Verengo Solar Reviews

Updated January 2, 2018
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Pros
  • good people around until they made changes (in 13 reviews)

  • The fun and collaborative culture, flexible schedule, and growth opportunities (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management only cares about driving up monthly sales number so the company is an attractive package for investors to purchase (in 9 reviews)

  • The job descriptions are constantly changing and the numbers for each department are also (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Honest Mgmt"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Anaheim, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Anaheim, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to work, people care.

    Cons

    Crazy fast pace, lots of change

    Advice to Management

    hire more people


  2. "Warehouse clerk"

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

    Pros

    Freedom to do your job. Great people. Learned a lot about solar and how it works. They pay was ok

    Cons

    Closed down. They pay could of been a little better. Nothing else really. Maybe a better way of moving up

  3. "Was okay too many changes"

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

    I worked at Verengo Solar (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good people around until they made changes

    Cons

    Changed owners, CEO and slashed commissions. company is going downhill


  4. "No longer in business"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Verengo Solar full-time

    Pros

    Youthful company for hopeful millennials

    Cons

    They went bankrupt so not much to critique


  5. "Solar Canvasser"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Verengo Solar full-time

    Pros

    Easy accpetance into canvassing job.

    Cons

    Sketchy company. Filed for bankruptcy.


  6. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Verengo Solar full-time

    Pros

    Best training bar none. They call their 3 week training program "Solar Boot Camp" for a good reason. It's intense, day and night. But if you make it through you are ready to suceed from day one on your own. This is a hard working company but the atmosphere is fun loving.

    Cons

    Did I mention that Boot Camp is intense?

    Advice to Management

    Everyone I encountered in my brief time with the company was top shelf. But from a salesmans point of view I would suggest just one change: Don't ask your sales staff to engineer the job during the presentation. That's not what they do best. Pre-engineer the project and give the salesperson a complete proposal to go into the home with and let them just simply sell the job.


  7. "Lead Gen Manager"

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

    I worked at Verengo Solar full-time

    Pros

    Employees were eager and willing

    Cons

    Extremely political environment within call center leadership

  8. "Disorganized"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule company car was nice

    Cons

    Disorganized management, no forward mobility for position


  9. "Senior Project Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Specialist in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Senior Project Specialist in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good bonus structure. Everyone you work with is close and looks out for one another. It felt like family. Good work life balance.

    Cons

    In the last four years the company steadily declined. There was never a clear process on workflows and things were always constantly changing. Eventually the company tanked.


  10. "Very Fair Management!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Verengo Solar full-time

    Pros

    Great people, strong management team

    Cons

    a lot of competition in the space is places pressure on the company culture


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