AmeriCredit Reviews

Updated January 2, 2015
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  1. No complaints

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    Former Employee - Credit Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Credit Analyst in Chicago, IL

    I worked at AmeriCredit full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance

    Cons

    Pay was mediocre for position in industry

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. Great opportunities for growth and development

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    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Arlington, TX
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Arlington, TX

    I have been working at AmeriCredit full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Tremendous career advancement and great benefits. I started as an analyst and was able to progress to Officer level based on the merits of my work.

    Cons

    Tough industry, high-stress at times . Lots of talent has left. Unfamiliar with the culture since being bought by GM.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. You're doing a good job...but...

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    Former Employee - Senior Credit Analyst in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Senior Credit Analyst in Orlando, FL

    I worked at AmeriCredit full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    An okay place to get underwriting experience. A few of the credit managers are good to work for. Good location.

    Cons

    Low pay compared to competitors, micromanaged, poor communication, high turnover rate, always a "but" after any type of praise, takes forever to advance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let your employees do the job they were hired to do without being micromanaged, and give praise when it's due. Quit focusing on phone time and focus more on the talent that you have and the good job they're doing. It's about the quality of the phone calls not the quantity. Quit being overly corporate.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. Detailed training

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    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Raleigh, NC

    I worked at AmeriCredit full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    People management environment salary training

    Cons

    Business model dire t management policies human resources

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More power to make decisions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful

    If you are gay look somewhere else

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, TX

    I have been working at AmeriCredit full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good work space and area.

    Cons

    All employees are walking on egg shells no one will look you in the eye.
    Roles are set but not to industry standards which means if you are a project manager you only do a 1/3 of the actually work of Project Manager.
    Because of the fact Texas is the Right to work state if some managers find out that you are gay you might find yourself out the door.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn what Project Managers, Netwok Engineers, Business Analyst, etc actually d and allow them to do their jos.
    Stop Management from micro managerng employees let them do their job.
    Train managment to understand that religous out looks have no business in businss.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. More downs then ups. The Philly office is horrible.

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    Current Employee - Senior Credit Analyst II in Horsham, PA
    Current Employee - Senior Credit Analyst II in Horsham, PA

    I have been working at AmeriCredit full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    If you naturally enjoy underwriting then you will be okay.Fun relationships with dealers

    Cons

    No room for growth, diminishing bonuses, promotions are for "friends" of management only and not for performance. Constantly changing goals. disparages in treatment of others.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    senior management needs to keep a tight watch or how the satellite branches are run. Seems they are pretty much doing what they want.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. Good people, nice environment

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    Former Employee - Accountant II in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Accountant II in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at AmeriCredit full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good work/life balance
    Good coworkers
    Never boring

    Cons

    none really to mention at this time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful

    Destroyed my well-being and confidence.

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    Current Employee - Dealership Relations Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Dealership Relations Manager in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at AmeriCredit

    Pros

    Good benefits, etc. Pay was average for the job.

    Cons

    Management spent more time trying to screw their employees than they did actually working.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  10. Employee

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    Former Employee - Funding in Arlington, TX
    Former Employee - Funding in Arlington, TX

    I worked at AmeriCredit

    Pros

    Low stress job and environment

    Cons

    Like a factory, people come in and out.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Human

    Approves of CEO
  11. I hated every minute of being a collector

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    Current Employee - Account Representative in Arlington, TX
    Current Employee - Account Representative in Arlington, TX

    I have been working at AmeriCredit

    Pros

    Because I was a supplemental I got to make my own schedule

    Cons

    LIke any other call center you're expected to be on the phone at all times and there is absolutely no room for advancement with your career.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide better incentives to get employees to stay. Make the enviroment more enjoyable to work at.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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