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Found 93 reviews

4.5
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84%
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99%
Approve of CEO
Wonga.com CEO Tara Kneafsey
Tara Kneafsey
35 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people, great environment, opportunity to learn and grow(in 9 reviews)

  • "Flexible work/life balance with trust in getting the job done(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Technology is no longer at the centre of the business(in 2 reviews)

  • "As Wonga is a small company there aren't many opportunities for career growth overall; this won't mean that you won't learn loads there anyway(in 7 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Good work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wonga.com full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance is there in the company

    Cons

    less salary is offered by the company

    Wonga.com Response

    August 23, 2017Group CEO

    Thank you for your review - it's always good to hear from current employees about their experience with Wonga, and if you'd like to elaborate on any of your points don't hesitate to get in touch. Thanks! Tara

  2. "Great working enviroment"

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    Current Employee - Fraud Specialist in Cape Town
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Wonga.com full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Great working environment and staff outjngs

    Cons

    No 15th cheque paid out at the company

    Advice to Management

    To keep the staff informed at all times

  3. "Service Operations Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Wonga.com full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    It was interesting and varied role.

    Cons

    Unpredictability but challenging all the same.

    Advice to Management

    n.a

  4. "Not Relevant"

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      Former Employee - Analyst in London, England
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Wonga.com full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Good work life balance, nice people and culture

      Cons

      Struggling financially, the UK CEO is horrible and treats his people bad

      Advice to Management

      Not relevant

    • "Sad to see it go"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Wonga.com full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Good people, positive outlook, gets stuff done (plus the free food and drinks in the office!).

      Cons

      It's in administration, beleagured by legacy issues.

    • "Scrum Master - Great employer"

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      Former Employee - Lead Scrum Master in London, England
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Wonga.com full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Positive culture of constant improvement. Free breakfast, and freedom to explore ideas.

      Cons

      Bad history in the UK made it hard for the company to refocus.

    • "Trying to put things right"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Wonga.com full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      People, culture, breakfast, dress code

      Cons

      Now in administration due to historic management

      Advice to Management

      Good luck all!

    • "Credit Risk Analyst"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Wonga.com full-time

      Pros

      Great working environment ! Learned a lot

      Cons

      Employment shut as a result of insolvency

    • "Despite all, good company with great culture"

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      Former Employee - Software Engineer, Backend 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Wonga.com for more than 2 years

      Pros

      One of the best tech teams I've seen Open middle and upper management Great colleagued ,eager to share knowledge

      Cons

      The outcome of their situation Press releases

    • "Product Owner"

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      Former Employee - Technical Product Owner in London, England
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Wonga.com full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Great people, great environment, opportunity to learn and grow

      Cons

      well, company no longer exists

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