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Wonga.com Reviews

Updated Nov 3, 2019

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4.2
82%
Recommend to a Friend
98%
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Wonga.com CEO Tara Kneafsey
Tara Kneafsey
38 Ratings
Pros
  • "Was a great 2 years, still had a start-up culture and lots of great people(in 10 reviews)

  • "Wonga loves to dress up so 'Hallowonga' and other staff parties are so much fun(in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "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)

  • "bad management Juggling between projects(in 4 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.com2017-07-11
  2. "ok"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative 

    I worked at Wonga.com full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    lots of promises and days

    Cons

    promises lost because of closure

    Wonga.com2019-11-04
  3. "Team manager"

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    Current Employee - Complaints Team Leader in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic environment and office location

    Cons

    No room for progression at all

    Wonga.com2019-09-20
  4. "Great technical environment in a difficult industry"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Delivery Manager in London, England

    I worked at Wonga.com full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Bunch of really smart people

    Cons

    Difficult sector to be successful in

    Wonga.com2019-07-30
  5. "Was good"

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    Current Employee - IT Manager in Cape Town
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wonga.com full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    was great when it was there

    Cons

    they're closing and time to move on

    Advice to Management

    N/A

    Wonga.com2019-07-09
  6. "Badly run"

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    Former Employee - V P in London, England

    I worked at Wonga.com full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Some brilliant people worked there

    Cons

    Averagely run and priorities changed all the time

    Wonga.com2019-06-12
  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wonga.com full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Highly technical and challenging environment

    Cons

    Very flat structure, lack of career progression

    Advice to Management

    Too late now...

    Wonga.com2019-05-07
  8. "Was okay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wonga.com full-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment open planned office. And an office dog!

    Cons

    Lack of controls. Perm and contractors ratio disproportion

    Wonga.com2019-05-15
  9. "Latest in cutting edge technology."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wonga.com full-time

    Pros

    Latest in cutting edge technology. A good place to work with.

    Cons

    Management focus on few people more and didn't communicate the big decisions to employees.

    Wonga.com2019-05-10
  10. "That was a bust"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Wonga.com full-time

    Pros

    Nice co workers, nice office

    Cons

    Terrible communication, bad upper management decisions

    Wonga.com2019-05-21
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