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Nexonia Inc. Reviews

Updated 14 February, 2019
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Pros
  • "One of the best thing about working at Nexonia is the peer support" (in 4 reviews)

  • "Everyone is super helpful and willing to help even when they are really busy" (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • "Also think we need to work more at unifying the offices" (in 2 reviews)

  • "Cant think of any from my experience" (in 2 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Nexonia Work Experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nexonia Inc. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay and opportunities for advancement. Nexonia (and the parent company) does believe in hiring from within whenever possible. Very generous with kitchen snacks, beer on Fridays and other perks. There is also an excellent RRSP matching plan.

    Cons

    Can't think of many at this time.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up

    Nexonia Inc. Response

    21 Feb, 2019 – Employee Success Manager

    We love seeing employees grow and develop, hiring them internally is a great way for us to do that. Additionally, we truly believe in supporting our employees through various perks and incentive... More


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Fantastic place to work!!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Expert in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Product Expert in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nexonia Inc. full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nexonia is a very friendly and amazing place to work at. The whole team made sure I felt welcome from the day i started work and helped a lot as I was new in town.

    Everyone I had worked/interacted with was very friendly,resourceful and always ready to help beyond expectation. The leadership team is a great example for others to follow in terms of interaction, access and guidance.

    Cons

    Cant think of any from my experience

    Advice to Management

    The friendly and approachable environment makes it a great place to work along with a fantastic workforce. Best of the talent deserves to be rewarded more often in my opinion.

    Nexonia Inc. Response

    21 Feb, 2019 – HR Generalist

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Our people are our biggest asset, we look forward to your continued success in our company. Please continue to be open about your experience and we... More

  3. "Welcoming culture"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nexonia Inc. full-time

    Pros

    - Everyone is really nice and helpful
    - A lot of social events
    - Great opportunities to learn (company offers development classes on different topics presented by SLT and Managers)
    - Opportunities to travel and visit other locations depending on your role

    Cons

    - Compensation could be a bit higher for some roles

    Advice to Management

    - Keep investing in developing your employees and being transparent.

    Nexonia Inc. Response

    21 Feb, 2019 – Employee Success Manager

    Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We love having lots of different social events that multiple groups of employees can participate in. Communication is extremely important to us and we... More


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company, Great Team"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nexonia Inc. full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The Nexonia Team is a warm, friendly and hard-working bunch. I was made to feel at home from day 1. The SLT are demonstrably interested and invested in making sure that they are accessable to their employees and that their employees have the tools they need to thrive and grow within the company. Everyone I've worked with has been friendly and willing to help however they can. This is a team that works hard and has fun doing it.

    Cons

    I honestly can't think of any.

    Nexonia Inc. Response

    3 Oct, 2018 – HR Generalist

    Thanks for sharing. Our team is really our best asset, the people who work here are fantastic and incredibly resilient. Their warm welcoming attitude really helps new employees feel at home. Keep up... More


  5. Helpful (5)

    "Layoffs in Montreal"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nexonia Inc. full-time

    Pros

    Colleagues- We were a big family of tech professionals working together. Everyone of us was working for the company’s best interest.

    Cons

    Unstable company. Self-centric SLT. No vision.
    The big layoffs from Montreal were handled poorly. People treated without dignity and respect after they dedicated many extra hours to the company.

    Nexonia Inc. Response

    3 Oct, 2018 – HR Generalist

    Thank you for sharing. As you may know these layoffs happened almost two years ago, I am really sorry to hear that you experienced them. It's taken some time, but we've managed to come out those dark... More


  6. Helpful (4)

    "Great company; great team."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nexonia Inc. full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Having left a very corporate culture after having been there for a very long time, I am pleased to say I have found an awesome work-home in Nexonia. The team is great; there is always a good time to be had in this office. Management has always looked out for my best interests since I started--I've been quite vocal about stating my goals and none of them have shied away from helping me get there; in fact, I've been encouraged to push forward.
    It's not always work and no play at Nexonia - we have a great social aspect too: Social Fridays, plenty of after work activities and company-wide recognition once a month.

    Cons

    Working for a company undergoing a growth phase can be a bit scary, but I can assure you, I've always known where I stand since I got here. The open door policy our company has makes it easy for me to ask any questions about how changes will impact me and I trust that they have always provided the best answer.

    Advice to Management

    I had been working for a very well established company before coming here - the change was a big one for me as I had been comfortable for so long. I just want to say a very sincere thank you for making me feel at home here so quickly and for making yourselves available anytime I've asked; it has not gone unnoticed.

    Nexonia Inc. Response

    3 Oct, 2018 – HR Generalist

    Thank you for sharing your experience thus far. We really do make sure that our team gets a chance to socialize and unwind after the day ends. We are planning some fun Friday events for the remainder... More


  7. Helpful (3)

    "A dark side of my life"

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

    I worked at Nexonia Inc. full-time

    Pros

    The start was encouraging. A few smart and humble leaders along with a promising future. Short experience.

    Cons

    Regardless the extra hours, leaders would always have a way to show that the work we put in was not enough. That the software was collapsing because we were not structured enough. We were not good enough.
    The changes were stressful and we were afraid for our jobs. Being the only financial provider in my family I was very dedicated to my job. The lack of communication put my entire family under pressure.
    Because leaders were promising too much, I did not look for a new job. My mistake. I should have done that and protect my loved ones from going through a though time.

    Advice to Management

    Act with maturité. I am a part of the layoffs. Because of them I suffered from depression for 6 months. I could have started a légal action against the company. My lawyer had many wonderful ideas to put me in a winning position but I preferred to focus on my future and not on this horrible company.
    A former colleague, who knows about my struggle, told me about the immature response from hr in regards to the layoffs and I just want to wish only pleasant expériences to whom is writing these messages. I hope you’ll never have to struggle like I did and I hope next time you write a message, you will show more compassion.
    Don’t forget that you are humans working with humans for humans.

    Nexonia Inc. Response

    25 Oct, 2018 – Director of Employee Success

    We’re sorry to hear that you experienced the layoff while at Nexonia. We certainly do feel empathy for anyone that has had to go through such an unfortunate occurrence. We continue to grow and learn... More

  8. Helpful (6)

    "High stress and low wages"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nexonia Inc. full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    When I first started it was ok but once you are here day in and day out it’s unbelievably stressful.

    Cons

    Most of my frustrations come from lack of training and development. No support from my manager on this front.

    Advice to Management

    Have a clear plan of what needs to be done

    Nexonia Inc. Response

    3 Oct, 2018 – HR Generalist

    We are truly sorry to hear that you are not getting enough support from your manager. The most powerful tool you have are your words, so I encourage you to have a candid conversation with your... More


  9. Helpful (7)

    "Self-promotion culture"

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

    Pros

    Not much I can think off

    Cons

    Self-promotion is the main focus in the company. Political games are a common thing. No focus on healthy growth and personal development.

    Advice to Management

    Reboot

    Nexonia Inc. Response

    6 Sep, 2018 – HR Generalist

    Thank you for your feedback and perspective, we cannot get better as a company without you. We are an extremely fast growing company, and will continue to grow at this pace. If you are looking for... More


  10. Helpful (8)

    "Low morale. no leadership."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nexonia Inc. full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Office is above a subway stop, don't have to walk outside in winter. a good place to learn software as a first job.

    Cons

    extremely low morale that is ignored internally by pointing to 'culture' related stuff like tiki parties and meme walls. zero leadership in the office since certify took over. only middle managers left who care more about protecting themselves than recognizing their employees (even going to the lengths of changing their job titles on linkedin to certify - what message does that send to nexonia employees worried about their job security since the take over?). no leadership has led to cliques forming, silos between departments, gossiping and sense of resentment throughout the office. a lot of good people have moved on in the last year, 5 long standing employees all left to the same company, you would think that would be a wake up call. the cut & paste standard HR responses to previous bad reviews mention an open door policy which does not exist.

    Advice to Management

    start caring about your employees and your customers who keep the business going rather than yourselves. employ some real leadership at nexonia. change the culture, nobody cares about things like meme walls, people want to feel valued and want to enjoy where they work. instead of ignoring these reviews , recognize and take on board what people are saying.

    Nexonia Inc. Response

    23 Jul, 2018 – HR Generalist

    We’re truly sorry that you feel there’s not enough leadership in our office, or that we don’t have an open door policy. SLT, middle management and employee success in Toronto are always available if... More