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Vision Critical Reviews

Updated Jun 12, 2019

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3.4
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Vision Critical CEO Scott Miller
Scott Miller
157 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexibility with work/ life balance - understanding with family and outside commitments(in 26 reviews)

  • "Great people work at the company(in 26 reviews)

Cons
  • "Varying culture and work-life balance by team(in 11 reviews)

  • "Fast paced so you need to like that type of environment(in 7 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great company and people!"

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

    I have been working at Vision Critical full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people here are amazing and they have very competitive pay and excellent benefits. You get to constantly learn (with great resources available internally for personal or professional learning). Great opportunities for growth and leadership supports and encourages all employees to learn and grow. The C-suite is open and transparent and bi-monthly there are set times where the executives are online and available...

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    Cons

    fast paced work environment where things can change very quickly.

    Vision Critical2019-05-08
  2. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vision Critical full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    In the right industry Great growth potential

    Cons

    Currently undergoing significant changes, which not everyone can endure.

    Vision Critical2019-06-10
  3. "Strong upside"

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    Current Employee - Business Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vision Critical full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Self empowerment, accountability and maturity are all rewarded with more responsibility, influence and scope. There is a lot to be done and those that pull up their boots and focus on the forward vision do well in all key areas sales, product, marketing and customer success. The new leadership team who joined over the last 18 months is showing the impact of their software industry experience, pushing change across all...

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    Cons

    A whole cohort of people who just can't see the change in the business is a necessity to stay current in market are poisoning the culture in the business. These just pour so much passive aggressive negativity it has stunk up the place.

    Advice to Management

    Be bold, empower the right people and open the exit doors for those who can't make the journey. Our customers are the glue that keep the business together, not the culture dominated by immature and inexperienced employees. VC has bright times ahead of it, trust your customers, they will always know more. Product strategy is coming together, go to market is coming together and product market fit is finally falling into...

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    Vision Critical2019-05-16
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great People... Supplier Hours"

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

    I worked at Vision Critical full-time

    Pros

    Loved the people, and some work perks.

    Cons

    Pay was not competitive and hours were insane.

    Vision Critical2019-05-13
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Ok"

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

    I worked at Vision Critical full-time

    Pros

    Had a good team of sales folks, and decent leadership

    Cons

    Changed leadership who were terrible

    Advice to Management

    'Experience' isn't always what it seems.

    Vision Critical2019-05-12
  6. Helpful (2)

    "Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Vision Critical full-time

    Pros

    Great training for new sales staff

    Cons

    Sales training doesn't lead to more sales

    Vision Critical2019-05-06
  7. Helpful (5)

    "Eh..."

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    Current Employee - CSM in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Vision Critical full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots to learn Opportunity to grow into other positions

    Cons

    Cheap company, not a lot of money allocated for food, or beers, or even Christmas parties or events. Put against other tech companies it's really not competitive at all for culture.

    Vision Critical2019-05-02
  8. Helpful (2)

    "Awesome place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vision Critical full-time

    Pros

    Excellent pay and good benefits You feel truly valued as an employee You are supported and encouraged to learn and grow Transparency from the top - every week the CEO takes time to answer any question employees ask Great social committee that plans fun events (beer cart Fridays, Halloween parties, St. Patrick’s day, etc.) Ability to work from home when you need to Overall a company that really cares about its...

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    Cons

    Things can change quickly at VC. Might not be the best place if you don’t like change.

    Vision Critical2019-04-12
  9. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Vision Critical full-time

    Pros

    Great bunch of people to work with.

    Cons

    transparency was an issue in the past but is getting better. communication between teams still and issue.

    Vision Critical2019-04-13
  10. Helpful (5)

    "Toxic executives"

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

      I worked at Vision Critical full-time

      Pros

      None Immature workforce Backstabbing Yelling during meetings Toronto is the worst office

      Cons

      Toxic execs and upper management Unprofessional behaviour

      Advice to Management

      Change your execs Build better products

      Vision Critical2019-04-27
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