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Virgin Media Reviews

Updated 14 July, 2018
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Virgin Media Chief Executive Officer Tom Mockridge
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523 Employee Reviews

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Pros
  • "Good work life balance compared to others" (in 29 reviews)

  • "Great people with great attitude and experience" (in 38 reviews)

Cons
  • "Company culture has massively changed (in a bad way) since Virgin Media was acquired by Liberty Global" (in 31 reviews)

  • "No really a work/life balance as you will end up mostly working 6 days a week or even 7 days" (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Really great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Programmer Manager in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Programmer Manager in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance and atmosphere

    Cons

    Not really anything bad to say


  2. "Employee friendly"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Tech Developer
    Former Employee - Tech Developer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good development programs, employee benefits.

    Cons

    there is none as my stay was short.

    Advice to Management

    none

  3. "Great place to work!"

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    • 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

    Relaxed environment, good team spirit, flexible and fun

    Cons

    Complex business structure, old systems and


  4. "Good"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bradford, Yorkshire and the Humber, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bradford, Yorkshire and the Humber, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Out and about, Staff Benefits and Equipment n

    Cons

    Workload, saturday working, nothing else


  5. "pretty casual"

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

    I have been working at Virgin Media part-time

    Pros

    casual atmosphere
    full training and support
    fun social and charity events during the working day
    excellent benefits

    Cons

    time management is very important, down to the minute
    not much leeway to leave your desk
    Long interview process

    Advice to Management

    keep doing what you're doing


  6. "Too much sales focus"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Service Technician in Gillingham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Field Service Technician in Gillingham, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great rota average pay lots of time off

    Cons

    No longer focus on current customers all they want is new customers

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of raf


  7. "Slow moving but good opportunities"

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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 (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - friendly employees
    - plenty of perks
    - flexible working environment
    - awards and recognitions

    Cons

    The company moves slowly and is often more focused on fixing current issues rather than planning for the future

    Advice to Management

    Move with the times and become more agile

  8. "Ok"

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    Current Employee - Access Field Technician in Bristol, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Access Field Technician in Bristol, 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

    Good benefits, easy way into a career

    Cons

    work is always overloaded and can be very stressful job.


  9. "CSR Part Time"

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

    I have been working at Virgin Media part-time

    Pros

    Good talkative colleagues
    Fast paced environment

    Cons

    Bad management
    Terrible time scales

    Advice to Management

    Work with your colleagues more


  10. "Good company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Virgin Media full-time

    Pros

    Excellent place to work. Good incentives, commission and work atmosphere.

    Cons

    Very competitive between employees. Can negatively affect your performance/stats.


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