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27 days ago

Tier 1 Technical Support Representative

Dawson Columbus, OH

include responding to client inquiries concerning a variety of installed application, hardware and software problems. This individual will also… CareerBuilder


27 days ago

Telecom Engineer (Cisco)

Dawson Columbus, OH

This prominent healthcare network is in need of a Telecom Engineer (CISCO) to design, implement, and monitor company telecommunication systems… CareerBuilder


30+ days ago

Event Marketing - Entry Level

Dawson Houston, TX

Sports and Entertainment Marketing - Entry Level Marketing DAWSON is one of the premier sports and entertainment marketing and advertising firms in… Dawson


30+ days ago

Restaurant / Retail / Hospitality Reps Needed

Dawson Houston, TX

Entry Level - Assistant Manager , Manager and Marketing Reps Needed for New Office Expansion! Degree...No Experience? Experience... No Degree… Dawson


30+ days ago

Management Training - Entry Level

Dawson Houston, TX

Entry Level - Assistant Manager , Manager and Marketing Reps Needed for New Office Expansion! Degree...No Experience? Experience... No Degree… Dawson


30+ days ago

Multiple Postions Available - Paid Training

Dawson Houston, TX

We are one of Houston's premier and fastest growing privately owned and operated marketing agencies looking to fill ENTRY-LEVEL sales and marketing… Dawson


30+ days ago

Entry Level Assistant Manager & Marketing - Paid Training

Dawson Houston, TX

Entry Level - Assistant Manager , Manager and Marketing Reps Needed for New Office Expansion! Degree...No Experience? Experience... No Degree… Dawson


4 days ago

Office Administrative Specialist

Dawson Lexington-Fayette, KY

and varied and interesting. You ll assist with accounts payable and receivable. Take and process customer orders creating purchase requests and… Dawson


30+ days ago

Sports Marketing

Dawson Houston, TX

We are one of Houston's premier and fastest growing privately owned and operated marketing agencies looking to fill ENTRY-LEVEL sales and marketing… Dawson


30+ days ago

Charity Reps Needed For Non Profit - Marketing

Dawson Houston, TX

ENTRY LEVEL CANDIDATES WANTED - Houston Based We are a privately held marketing firm in the HOUSTON area. We work with clients from leading… Dawson


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    Hiring process is incredibly misleading.

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

    I worked at Dawson

    Pros

    Fitness- walking miles a day in the Houston heat is a great way to stay in shape.

    Cons

    Dawson's hiring tactics are misleading and put a lot of pressure on the person being interviewed to say "yes" right away. They will tell you that hundreds of people applied for your position and make it seem like you are really inconveniencing them if you aren't willing to sign paperwork immediately following your second "interview." To save you the time, here's the run-down:

    Essentially, this is a door-to-door sales job trying to push coupons at receptionists and whoever will listen to your "pitch." Dawson will talk a lot about being a national (or even worldwide) company, and while not a flat-out lie, isn't exactly true either. Dawson falls under BTC marketing (run by Doug Ascher- look him up if you'd like a really good idea of what the company does) which in turn falls under a company I believe is called small circle. How it really works is a lot like this- during your first 6-10 months you will be working a 100% "business to business" (walking around in sketchy neighborhoods soliciting, getting kicked out of buildings, etc.) job earning only commission- which is 35% of the price of whatever you're selling. You will make about $400 dollars a week before taxes working 7:30-6:00 Monday through Saturday. There are no benefits, no vacation, just "fabulous warning potential!". If you put in enough time, you may be given the opportunity to run your own branch, which you will have to rename. You will pay out of your own pocket (how this is possible after making $400 a week for 5 months is a mystery) to rent an office and build up a "team" to come with you. Your "team" will then go out into the field and do the sales, making their 35% commission as you once did, while you sit back and take 32% and send the rest to your parent company. Your "salary" is completely based on your team members' sales. The "$1000-$2000"/week they will quote you is highly inflated- likely before taxes and any costs necessary to rent the office building you will be working (and at this point, probably living) out of.

    All in all, it isn't a "scam" necessarily, but still very sketchy with some possibly illegal sales tactics going down. To be perfectly honest, if all branches went by the same name (BTC, small circle, event evolution, or whatever the parent company actually is) you would see a lot more complaints online. Instead, try searching just for Doug Ascher and it should help you put the whole picture together.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have your HR girl spell-check her e-mails. Don't try to make this job seem like something it isn't. Just be honest.

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