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Vonage Reviews

Updated July 5, 2017
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Pros
  • Great people co-workers quickly became friends (in 13 reviews)

  • On-site gym, meal card and cafe, friendly work environment, some room to lead in your area of expertise, ok benefits, some company sponsored events (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • They haven't been able to hire good candidates as no one wants to join (in 11 reviews)

  • Upper management is transparent about layoffs, not concerned with preserving talent (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Business Analyst with Artist Background"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Holmdel, NJ
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Holmdel, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It was a open environment. Lot of perks on the campus. Great workers and an approachable CEO.

    Cons

    Some of the work ethics were lazy. Seasoned management did not manage or train employees

    Advice to Management

    Continuous training and encourage higher work placement for their empolyees


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Holmdel, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Holmdel, NJ
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's exciting all the new things we get into and the company is forward thinking.

    Cons

    No upward movement and promotions aren't often.

    Advice to Management

    Realize talent and don't push a loyal person to the point where they stop caring.

  3. "Network engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Network Engineer II in Holmdel, NJ
    Former Contractor - Network Engineer II in Holmdel, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vonage as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people. Good environment. Lot's of opportunity to learn and move around and try new things. There's plenty to do.

    Cons

    In such a big company it's very difficult to shine or stand out. The rewards get trimmed down more and more every year. Just when you thought they ran out of ways to cheap-out on rewarding employees, they come up with some new and insulting "rewards system" which is just a new way to give less to em…
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  4. "Great for learning."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cloud Solutions Sales Executive in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Cloud Solutions Sales Executive in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Financial upside. If you score a big deal it can really pay out which is always great no matter how much work you have to put in. It always makes it worth it.

    Cons

    Long hours. Not much more to add. Not much more to add. Not much more to add at the moment.

    Advice to Management

    None.


  5. "Developer Oppnion"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Developer in Holmdel, NJ
    Current Employee - Developer in Holmdel, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Vonage full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The company has a decent work culture and decent vacation policy.

    Cons

    Very hard to get a raise beyond cost of living, dealing with management is terrible.

    Advice to Management

    Look at some of the managers as they have no idea what they are doing.


  6. "IT"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Holmdel, NJ
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Holmdel, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people co-workers quickly became friends

    Cons

    Core business (home phone) shrinking

    Advice to Management

    Stress to employees longevity of the company also better demonstrate path for career growth better integration of employees of recently acquired companies


  7. "vonage r&d"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA

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

    Pros

    flexible, and work load is reasonable

    Cons

    not the best environment. Office is dull

    Advice to Management

    keep it fun

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Marketing Director"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director of Marketing in Holmdel, NJ
    Former Employee - Director of Marketing in Holmdel, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Company, excellent perks like $100 cafeteria monthly allowance

    Cons

    Way too many meetings and conference calls

    Advice to Management

    More productivity, less CC and Meetings


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Cloud Solutions Specialist"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Cloud Solutions Specialist in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Senior Cloud Solutions Specialist in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company culture. Lots of support from management and sales engineers with sales. Lucrative comp plan with additional incentives for meeting monthly quota.

    Cons

    Can't complain much. Hours are long but that is what I signed up for. You eat only what you kill in this business.

    Advice to Management

    My managers are awesome


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Payment Processing"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Collections in Holmdel, NJ
    Former Employee - Collections in Holmdel, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vonage full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    We got paid monthly incentives a according to how well you did. Yearly raises were included according to your performance. Departmental bonuses and contests were regular too.

    Cons

    In the beginning, we started with less than what competition jobs started with. In the end, the incentive was removed all together.

    Advice to Management

    Try not to start something, then take it away.


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