Spark New Zealand Reviews

Updated 17 Dec 2020

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3.9
70%
Recommend to a Friend
84%
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Spark New Zealand Chief Executive Jolie Hodson
Jolie Hodson
46 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Merging business with residential takes more time for business customers to contact Spark(in 15 reviews)

  • "Constant restructures causing unease and job instability(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Sales"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Spark New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    World class training and development. Best work environment and amazing talent.

    Cons

    System and Service Delivery requires fine tuning however nothing major

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  2. "Good benefits and training"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Solutions Representative in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Spark New Zealand full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Company benefits are generous with 3 month paid training program

    Cons

    Lack of career advancement opportunities


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Bitter Sweet"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Spark New Zealand full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Commission Are able to focus on yourself and goals

    Cons

    Toxic environment Managers push you to screw customers more than provide actual solutions Teamwork is non existent Honestly the most devaluing work I've ever done

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  4. "Real spark"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Spark New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    Good people, team bonding, culture, nice environment

    Cons

    Poor management, wrong strategies

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Spark New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    - Good fun - Making good changes

    Cons

    - Big company - Slow moving - Resistance to change in some areas

  6. "Great people"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Spark New Zealand

    Pros

    The people were the reason I was there for longer. Great people I've worked with.

    Cons

    No Career development opportunities to help us advance.

  7. "A lot of work carried out with no managment unified direction"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Client Director in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Spark New Zealand full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great comraderie borne from teams being under immense pressure and little support

    Cons

    No real ongoing support to fulfil expectations

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  8. "Working ethics and environment"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Spark New Zealand full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great company to work for with many great people who are willing to help. Perfect location in the City, minute from Museum station and Haymarket for lunches.

    Cons

    There is no perfect company in this world! Like many other company, Gen-i also has alot of people that are lazy and do not take responsibilities. Poor management leadership has led to a us taking on Accounts beyond Gen-i's capabilities

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  9. "Miserable, all talk no action, do not recognise employee contribution"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Spark New Zealand

    Pros

    There are some great emmployees at Gen-i, who make it at least worthwhile to turn up every day. The expectations in terms of performace are quite light so there work is generally easy.

    Cons

    Management do not understand this market, service offerings are disjointyed and it is dificult to find who we are, what we sall and what benefits we can bring to our customers. The talk is big but theaction and application are abysmal. ALl talk and no action.

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  10. "Good"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Auckland, Auckland

    I have been working at Spark New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    Every thing is good here

    Cons

    There are no cons working here

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