VMA Group Reviews

Updated 8 Jul 2020

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VMA Group Executive Chairman Julia Meighan (no image)
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15 Ratings
  1. "Great experience, would highly recommend"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at VMA Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I loved my time working for Vmagroup. Every single person who works for the organisation is positive, friendly and hardworking. It really does have a family feel and I’ll miss everyone loads. Although we do have KPI’s, from my experience the managers are really supportive and understanding if you don’t always hit them, so it doesn’t feel like a stressful sales environment. Vmagroup appreciate dedication and hard work so are always happy to help consultants who want to be successful.

    Cons

    It would be great if VMA could find a way to promote away from sales target, but at the same time I appreciate it is a sales business.

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  2. "Great people"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at VMA Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The people at VMA are genuinely great people to work with. Beautiful office on Bedford Square. Flexible hours and working from home policy. Great incentive scheme. Great social events every month. Good commission scheme.

    Cons

    Managers haven’t had appropriate training. Can be difficult to get a promotion and progress.

  3. "Great place to work"

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

    I have been working at VMA Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for those who are driven Recognise hard workers Inclusive and encouraging culture Ambitious organisation Open and honest management team with company and employee best interests at heart

    Cons

    None - a great place to work!

  4. "Comms and marketing experts"

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

    I have been working at VMA Group full-time

    Pros

    Good experienced consultants who are more than willing to share their expertise Good opportunity for progression Good training opportunities Nice office Works with some really interesting clients

    Cons

    Although there has been a lot of work done on improving the technology, there is still some work to do

  5. "Great training opportunities"

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

    I worked at VMA Group full-time

    Pros

    The company culture is amazing and very inclusive

    Cons

    None I can think of

  6. "Great Place to Work"

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

    I have been working at VMA Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Really great work life balance for a recruitment organisation. There are clear paths to progression with a fantastic management team.

    Cons

    I don't have any at the moment

  7. "A real jewel of a business"

    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 VMA Group full-time

    Pros

    Lots of space for progression, if you are hungry enough, with a very adult autonomous culture

    Cons

    More investment in technology to empower recruiters and more public corporate alignment with industry bodies and institutions to reflect VMA's great standards and accomplished portfolio of clients

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  8. "A great place to work!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at VMA Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - VMA has a friendly & welcoming environment, you instantly feel like part of the team. -The staff are willing to go that extra mile & help others. -All staff (billing or not) are recognized for their efforts. -The company has Great incentives. -There is capacity for career developments which is supported by management.

    Cons

    Generally do not have one!

  9. Helpful (1)

    "A truly brilliant experience!"

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

    I have been working at VMA Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Great workplace culture - Collaborative team, everyone genuinely out to help each other - People go above and beyond because they want to, not because they're asked to - Company excellent at recognising people at every level and in every role, billing consultant or not - Hugely proactive CEO and leaders who have their internal audience at the forefront of every decision - Autonomy to effectively run your own mini business within the VMAGROUP brand - No recruitment micro-management culture. Yes we have KPIs and targets to hit but they're guidelines for success rather than your classic recruitment KPI driven environment. - Clients and candidates warm to the brand so that in turn makes the role far more enjoyable - Great offsite incentives - Best commission structure I've seen - Competitive salaries - Great career potential and a clear pathway to promotion - Global mobility (Hong Kong, Brussels, Paris, Amsterdam, London etc...) - For a communications agency, their communications channels are excellent and there is a constant stream of recognition from the top, filtering through the management team. They do this very well! - There is a clear purpose on what we want to achieve as a business and as a result, the overwhelming majority are invested in making a success of both themselves and the business.

    Cons

    - I wouldn't say it's a con but you're expected to make things happen. If you like an environment where you're supported in everything you do then it's not for you. You need to go any try things, pro-actively source people across the business and get stuff done. Everyone is busy but people will always help, you just have to ask.

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  10. "External Comms Consultant- love it"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - External Communication in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at VMA Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Friendly and warm team - Managers are encouraging at all times - Progress reviews - Worklife balance - Social outings - Elite club

    Cons

    - None that I can think of as our KPI's are managable

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