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XO Communications Reviews

Updated Feb 18, 2020

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47%
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XO Communications Chief Executive Officer Chris Ancell (no image)
Chris Ancell
136 Ratings
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  • "Communication to upper management gets disoriented and lost(in 30 reviews)

  • "Health insurance plan is essentially a major medical policy & company contributes a nominal amount to the HSA(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Growth opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Program/Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at XO Communications full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    It was always changing which allowed for career growth

    Cons

    A lot of corporate bureaucracy

    XO Communications2019-01-26
  2. "Seattle Mngmnt was nto great"

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    Former Employee - Pre-Sales Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at XO Communications full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great pay long commute

    Cons

    shady sales going on in Seattle

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    XO Communications2020-02-13
  3. "Loved working at XO"

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    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Herndon, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at XO Communications full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Challenging work, variety of opportunities, flexible schedule/remote work

    Cons

    Frequent reorgs and changes in leadership, very few training opportunities

    XO Communications2020-01-23
  4. "Good Company not Great Pay"

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    Former Employee - Inside Sales 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at XO Communications full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work from home was a plus and commissions were decent

    Cons

    Micromanagement and difficult upper management

    XO Communications2020-01-07
  5. "Love the small company feel"

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    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at XO Communications

    Pros

    Empowerment, good management ,PTO, and collaborative environment

    Cons

    Bankruptcy, CEO changes, stability, wages not in line with markets

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    XO Communications2019-12-19
  6. "Just trying to unlock company reviews"

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    Former Employee - Associate Engineer 
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at XO Communications full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great health care and great coworkers

    Cons

    Doesn't exist anymore (bought out by Verizon)

    XO Communications2019-05-02
  7. "Good Team"

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    Former Employee - Wholesale Account Manager in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at XO Communications full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Was a great team to work with

    Cons

    Company did not innovate enough

    XO Communications2019-03-21
  8. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Sales and Marketing Representative in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at XO Communications full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great Schedule Tons of PTO and Holiday time

    Cons

    Private owned Bankruptcy and Sold to Verizon

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    XO Communications2019-03-19
  9. "No room for growth"

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    Former Employee - Account Representative in Herndon, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at XO Communications full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    They have great and decent benefits

    Cons

    Leadership Favoritism No one cares about you if you're not in the mgmt team

    XO Communications2019-01-26
  10. "Senior Manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Plano, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at XO Communications full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great place to work good environment

    Cons

    Not enough employees too many contractors

    XO Communications2018-12-29
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