XING AG Reviews

Updated May 14, 2020

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4.0
93%
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97%
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XING AG CEO Thomas Vollmoeller
Thomas Vollmoeller
55 Ratings
Pros
  • "Remarkable onboarding, great work environment and culture, excellent working material(in 7 reviews)

  • "Nice benefits(personal device, holidays, work from home)(in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "Less Salary compared to location(Hamburg)(in 3 reviews)

  • "Sometimes too much bureaucracy for simple things and many things are still centralized in the HQ(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Good Worklife Balance"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at XING AG full-time

    Pros

    Culture, Freedom, Benefits, Salary, Location

    Cons

    Management, Office, Startup Process, No Stock

    XING AG2020-05-14
  2. "Great, fast-moving company, solid financials, too much politics"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Lead in Hamburg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at XING AG full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Great company with lots of smart people - Wide range of products (not only Xing but other brands of New Work as well) - Financially quite stable and growing strongly - Hack weeks / Prototyping days / open for ideas - Various company benefits - Yearly salary review / increase - High level of transparency within the organization

    Cons

    - Too much politics across organization (especially on managemenet level) - Average salary / not competitive enough in the market - Super-fast changing priorities can become energy-draining

    XING AG2020-04-14
  3. "Relaxed environment but slow paced"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Architect in Hamburg
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at XING AG full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Stable company with enough resources to tackle and solve problems.

    Cons

    Sometimes simple things are very slow to change, without navigating the politics.

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    XING AG2020-03-11
  4. "Nice company to work but all depends on leads"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Software Test Engineer in Hamburg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at XING AG full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    + Nice atmosphere in teams. + Teams are very cooperative and ready to help. + Nice benefits(personal device, holidays, work from home). + Anonymous feedback at company level(sometimes it does help). + You have lot of opportunity to learn.

    Cons

    - Everything depends on team-leads. They dictate what you do, if you go against them you are in trouble. - Less flexibility when it comes to role changes(they say its totally possible but very rare). Also depends a lot on team lead. - Less Salary compared to location(Hamburg).

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    XING AG2020-01-28
  5. "Innovative"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at XING AG full-time

    Pros

    Innovative ground, good work environment with nice colleagues, open to career improvements

    Cons

    too much decentralized, lack of communication between different business units

    XING AG2019-12-31
  6. "Slow processes"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IOS Engineer in Barcelona
    Recommends

    I have been working at XING AG full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people and a good culture on a personal level

    Cons

    Very slow environment and lead by non-engineers

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    XING AG2020-01-03
  7. "Great work environment, lacking innovation"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at XING AG full-time

    Pros

    People are amazing, great professionals to learn from Training budget Easiness of discussion about new methods to work Intercultural experience

    Cons

    Lacking innovation in what regards its product, it's years behind Linkedin and keeps copying its features Some management positions are poorly defined ending up with people feeling overwhelmed "agile" company that fails to embrace agility in higher levels of management Salary is below the market average

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    XING AG2019-10-03
  8. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at XING AG full-time

    Pros

    Best workplace i have worked yet

    Cons

    None i can think of

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    XING AG2019-08-25
  9. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hamburg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at XING AG full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Team spirit, culture, motivation, atmosphere

    Cons

    growing fast, moving often, not enough meeting rooms

    XING AG2019-08-22
  10. "Truly a better working life"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Lead in Barcelona
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at XING AG full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Remote friendly, small teams, modern tech stack, growing possibilities, infinite learning resources, regular hackatons and lots of other perks.

    Cons

    Focused on German region customer base, working from Spain one can feel disconnected to the product.

    XING AG2019-07-20
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