Virgin Media Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 11 Dec 2020

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3.7
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Virgin Media CEO Lutz Schüler (no image)
Lutz Schüler
135 Ratings
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  • "When sold to liberty global went cut throat and stripped everything back including the care for its employees(in 36 reviews)

  • "Long hours, not great work life balance(in 35 reviews)

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  1. "Ok"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Administrator in Leeds, England

    I worked at Virgin Media full-time

    Pros

    Great people, nice to work with

    Cons

    Long hours, not great work life balance

  2. "Cares about employees"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Media full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits and Work life balance

    Cons

    Too large and complex organisation Too many approval levels needed Very silo


  3. "Great place to work!"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Business Partner in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Media full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great work culture and work life balance

    Cons

    Organisation needs to update internal systems

  4. "Great Company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Media full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company Culture Great people Work life balance

    Cons

    Divide between VM and parent company LG Lack of sustainability focus

    Virgin Media Response

    November 13, 2020Recruitment Marketing Manager

    Hi there, Thanks so much for sharing your honest reflections of life at Virgin Media. We agree, the people here are awesome! We think that you'll be pleased to know that, following the finalisation of the 5 year plan, the revised Sustainability strategy is being finalised right now. Watch this space for more information on the hard work we are doing and will commit to going forwards.

  5. "Avoid!"

    1.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Employee Services in Bradford, Yorkshire and the Humber, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Virgin Media full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good salary - not much else

    Cons

    Work-life balance is really bad. Management don’t support you

    Virgin Media Response

    November 13, 2020Recruitment Marketing Manager

    Hello! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us.

  6. "Not great"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Executive in Brighton, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Virgin Media full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Colleagues, Manager, Regional Manager, Work life Balance

    Cons

    Companies vision, didn’t care about staff, underpaid, undervalued, online got all the good deals and we didnt

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    Virgin Media Response

    October 19, 2020Recruitment Marketing Manager

    Hello, thank you for sharing your experiences with us. Your feedback allows us to make constant improvements. Thank you again!

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Poor"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Virgin Media full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Cheap Internet and mobile, birthday off

    Cons

    Old management, stuck in their own ways, not open for any initiative, poor work/life balance

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  8. "Great company"

    4.0
    Former Intern - Finance Intern in London, England

    I worked at Virgin Media

    Pros

    great company culture and work life balance

    Cons

    no cons- great company to work for

  9. "I've had worse jobs.."

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Telecommunications Engineer in Wirral, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Media full-time

    Pros

    Work/life balance Van and fuel card Work local

    Cons

    Unfair pay Lack of overtime Tough bonus scheme Minimal career progression

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    Virgin Media Response

    June 5, 2020Recruitment Marketing Manager

    Hi there, thank you for sharing your review, your feedback is super important to us and enables us to make the best changes for our people. We regularly review our pay and benefits, but will take your feedback on board.

  10. "Great teams, typical telco challenges but an exciting company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Digital Product Manager in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Media full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great new leadership, clear vision, exciting projects, good work/life balance

    Cons

    Not many I can think of

    Virgin Media Response

    June 5, 2020Recruitment Marketing Manager

    Wow! What a lovely review to read. We're thrilled to see you enjoing your Virgin Media experience. Keep up the good work.

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