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Virgin Media Reviews

Updated 19 November, 2017
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  • No really a work/life balance as you will end up mostly working 6 days a week or even 7 days (in 12 reviews)

  • Company used to be a great place to work but they've lost direction since takeover by Liberty Global (in 23 reviews)

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  1. "It's great"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Executive in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales Executive in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company benefits, you also get company car which is fantastic

    Cons

    No really a work/life balance as you will end up mostly working 6 days a week or even 7 days.


  2. "Virgin Media is a nice place to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Commercial Manager in Hammersmith, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Commercial Manager in Hammersmith, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Balanced and flexible working environment

    Cons

    Senior leadership change their minds a lot

    Advice to Management

    Stop changing your mind and provide consistent, strategic direction

    Virgin Media Response

    9 Nov, 2017 – Social Media and Content Manager

    Hello! Thank you so much for your review. It's great to hear that our flexible work environment works for you. We appreciate your feedback and understand that change can be difficult. We will make... More


  3. "Transformation team business"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Media full-time

    Pros

    Good people
    Benefits
    Training
    Products and services
    Parking

    Cons

    Bureaucracy
    Lack of direction from leaders
    Above middle managements are very removed from the business
    Lack of infrastructure

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your staff
    Value colleagues


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  5. "Nice environment, bad job"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hook, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hook, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, location/building reasonable, salary average

    Cons

    No leadership, no strategy, no direction,

    Advice to Management

    Provide leadership and direction


  6. "Amazing Place to Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Such an engaging, fun culture - work hard and play hard.

    Cons

    can be incredibly fast paced at times

    Virgin Media Response

    9 Nov, 2017 – Social Media and Content Manager

    Hello! Thanks for your awesome review. Glad you're loving the Virgin Media culture - our people make our business. We understand that things are quite fast paced at times, just ensure you have open... More


  7. "Gone to the dogs"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Virgin Media full-time

    Pros

    Used to be a great place to work

    Cons

    Now it's gone to the dogs

    Advice to Management

    Use UK staff and keep the money in this country and not in international hands


  8. "Direct Sales Representative, Door to door knocker"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Direct Sales Representative in Northampton, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Direct Sales Representative in Northampton, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company car, 2 weeks great training, great benefits.

    Cons

    Very long hours. Low balance of work-personal life.

    Advice to Management

    none

    Virgin Media Response

    9 Nov, 2017 – Social Media and Content Manager

    Hey! Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate your feedback and will be sure to pass this along. It's awesome that you found our training and benefits a great perk for working with us. We... More


  9. "Good starting point"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Virgin Media full-time

    Pros

    Big discount on personal home broadband/TV package

    Cons

    Unreachable targets most months to give an excuse to not pay comission


  10. "Virgin Media Dundee"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A lot of investment in employees and the wage is very good.

    Cons

    the only con that I'd say is that the targets can sometimes be difficult to hit so it can be stressful.


  11. "community sales"

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    • Culture & Values
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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 Virgin Media full-time

    Pros

    Lovely people to work with and good environment

    Cons

    interview takes place really far if you live in central london

    Advice to Management

    basic could be higher


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