Budget Blinds Reviews

Updated August 20, 2015
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  1. Director of Operations

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    Former Employee - Director of Operations in Carol Stream, IL
    Former Employee - Director of Operations in Carol Stream, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Budget Blinds full-time

    Pros

    The day to day operations, working with so many different personalities. Working hard to not only meet, but exceed their expectations.

    Cons

    Working late into the evenings, and weekends.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Great Opportunity!

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    Former Employee - Former Owner in Slidell, LA
    Former Employee - Former Owner in Slidell, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    It's a franchise that has a lot of support from it corporate office in regards to how to, yet the autonomy to do it your way. Great products, great vendors, great opportunity.

    Cons

    As with any small business it takes hard work to be successful.

    Advice to Management

    Keep caring about your franchise owners!


  3. Good company..freedom to work

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    Current Employee - Owner in Asheville, NC
    Current Employee - Owner in Asheville, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Budget Blinds full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    work your own hours, schedule. Work from home office. Freedom to charge what you like for products; little oversight by franchisor

    Cons

    can work weekends and nights depending on clients; doesn't have enough national accts for franchisees

    Advice to Management

    spend more money to get National Accts team to get more accts; regionalize National Accts team


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  5. Top Tier Manual Insight

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Budget Blinds part-time

    Pros

    Hours, Salary, Work Experience, Environment

    Cons

    Heavy lifting can get frustrating.


  6. It was a learning experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Budget Blinds (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    opportunity to live the dream

    Cons

    difficult to maintain regular schedule, odd hours, many evening and weekends


  7. Great franchise opportunity to learn in.

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    Former Employee - Sales in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Sales in Minneapolis, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Budget Blinds full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    independence is the biggest factor for me

    Cons

    long hours and odd hours - weekends and evenings

    Advice to Management

    do not change a thing


  8. Helpful (1)

    Great franchise. Good solid products. Knowledgeable team members.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Budget Blinds full-time

    Pros

    Pricing is great; selection is great.

    Cons

    Franchises can be difficult to work with if they don't work well together.



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