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iBasis Reviews

Updated November 24, 2017
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iBasis CEO Willem Offerhaus
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  1. "Truly a Global company"

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

    I worked at iBasis full-time

    Pros

    iBasis is a very global company. It is owned by the Dutch and has employees from all corners of the world. They honor diversity and are globally focused.

    Cons

    Promotions from within are few and far between.


  2. "Account Manager"

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

    I worked at iBasis full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, flexible schedule, reporting and tools

    Cons

    pay, downsizing, no growth opportunities

  3. "PrePaid Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at iBasis full-time

    Pros

    Great people, flexible schedule, and good team environment

    Cons

    struggled to keep up with trends.


  4. "Good company, friendly people"

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

    I have been working at iBasis full-time

    Pros

    The people are wonderful and the company cares about its employees. Most managers are pretty flexible and allow people to have a good work/life balance. They have great reporting and every tool you need to do your job effectively.

    Cons

    Top down communication is not always good. There is internal competition between regions and between divisions that is not always healthy. Opportunities for advancement are few.


  5. "Great comapny"

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    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in New Bedford, MA
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in New Bedford, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Company, great benefits, Good to their people.

    Cons

    Don't like the low cube height, open environment.

    Advice to Management

    none.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Amazing coworkers, not so amazing company"

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    Former Employee - Product Person in Burlington, MA
    Former Employee - Product Person in Burlington, MA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people and international exposure are awesome. The new products are interesting.

    Cons

    There has been a lot of downsizing with financial pressure. The Dutch management can be sexist and elitist.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Vendor Rate Analyst"

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

    I worked at iBasis full-time

    Pros

    - group of people

    Cons

    - pay
    - actual work
    - no growth opportunities

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    small but dynamic company - some interesting projects to work on.

    Cons

    the product line is limited and the promotion/salary raise is minimal after the company was acquired by a dutch company.


  9. "Business Development"

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    Current Employee - Program Director in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Program Director in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Well established collaborative culture. Good subject matter expert talent.

    Cons

    Dispersed industry focus. Not sufficiently competitive in the marketplace and timid about new opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Establish a growth vision and commit the necessary resources to pursue it.


  10. "Company"

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

    Pros

    International exposure in the telecom industry

    Cons

    Limited career growth within departments

    Advice to Management

    Provide a clear road map for career development


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