Spark New Zealand Reviews

Updated 27 Feb 2021

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4.0
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Spark New Zealand Chief Executive Jolie Hodson
Jolie Hodson
55 Ratings
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  • "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. "Good but not great"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - IT Engineer 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Health insurance Good perks Good culture Has Rainbow tick

    Cons

    Pay increase isn’t common IT department isn’t great

  2. "Stable employment, always in demand"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Remote Services Engineer in Wellington, Wellington
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spark New Zealand full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work from home, always will have a job due to nature of work, good exposure to many technologies

    Cons

    Shift work Pay for work put in if you work hard

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  3. "Spark New Zealand"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Auckland, Auckland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Spark New Zealand full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Exciting company to work for. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Restructuring every 6 months with people loosing jobs.

  4. "Work and family life balance"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Engineer in Wellington, Wellington
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Spark New Zealand full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good work and family life balance

    Cons

    some time a loss of direction to get things done

  5. "Amazing place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Wellington, Wellington
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spark New Zealand full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Career development is like nothing else

    Cons

    Need to be comfortable working in agile environment

  6. "Great Employer to work with"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Technical Engineer in Auckland, Auckland

    I have been working at Spark New Zealand full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great environment, flexible working hours, great team mates. Good package

    Cons

    Complex corporate culture, lot of restructuring

  7. "Working in Spark"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Solution Architect in Auckland, Auckland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spark New Zealand full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work environment. Talented people

    Cons

    Salary is not the best...

  8. "Love itttttt"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Auckland, Auckland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spark New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    the team is great to work with

    Cons

    sometimes i got bored at work

  9. "Spark is Great"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Service Desk Engineer in Wellington, Wellington
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spark New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    flexible hours, great pay, nice broadband perk and so on

    Cons

    In Wellington and far to travel

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  10. "Great training, positive culture, decent remuneration"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, big company, pleasant office

    Cons

    Big company, shares can go down as well as up

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