DC Group Reviews

Updated October 10, 2014
Updated October 10, 2014
37 Reviews
2.9
37 Reviews
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  1.  

    Good job with right Account Manager

    Current Employee - Field Service Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Field Service Engineer in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at DC Group full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good Salary if you are willing to work for it

    Cons

    On call 24/7 with the expectations of you having no life

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Unethical

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    Current Employee - Anonymous in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at DC Group full-time

    Pros

    Easy work life balance. Flexible schedule and generous vacation time.

    Cons

    The CEO is a bully. He is rude and is not concerned about employees feelings. He fires people so he does not have to pay commission. He yells in office all the time and 90% of the staff is afraid to talk to him. He plays favorites and those people get all the perks and benefits.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None it is clear you can't see the problem.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Terrible Workplace where only the medically-dagnosed mentally ill long-term staff have fits all the time

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    Former Employee - Marketing and Sales Presentation in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Marketing and Sales Presentation in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at DC Group full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    good central location, owner is cute

    Cons

    company does not value employees. we were numbers. the owner is very crazy and then almost flirtatious.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    do not try to date your employees and then fire them when you're still flirting with them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Interesting

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - National Sales Executive in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - National Sales Executive in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at DC Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Travel and the possibility of making commission

    Cons

    Very unstable work environment. The owner, John, fires people randomly for no reason.

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good experience, great people to work with

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - FSE in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - FSE in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at DC Group full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Testing area and warehouse guys - nice people to work with, always helpful and reliable. Excellent chance for professional growth, if you work hard, you are encouraged.

    Cons

    Salary is below average market price

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More positive feedback on Monday's meeting :)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 4 people found this helpful  

    This company does not value its employees

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    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at DC Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    No Pro's at this company. "DO NOT WORK FOR THIS COMPANY". Someday the truth will come out about this company.

    Cons

    This company has fired over 63 people in two years. These hard working employees sell to large accounts/Mid Size accounts and when it is time to pay commission your services are no longer needed. This makes DC Group bottom line number look better than they are to other customers wanting to use DC Group service, current customers and lending companies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The CEO should sale the company to someone with Morals and Values. Jon Frank takes advantages of his employees and lies to his customers. I wish his father was still alive running this company!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. 5 people found this helpful  

    Deception at its best!!!!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at DC Group

    Pros

    Loyal inner circle of employees, so much so they are willing to write false reviews. LOOK at the pattern people, after every bad review comes 2-3, 5 star reviews to offset the negative scores. Even with false reviews they can barely break 50% approval. This company will teach you the deceptive techniques needed for a sales job selling used cars on a gypsy lot.

    Cons

    No training for any department, the small orientation they provide doesn't match the expectation that management places on employees. All departments are mandated to lie to customers, "tell them we can deliver, we will figure it out as we go" is the mantra they live by.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep pumping in those false reviews on glassdoor, your approval rating at .500 is only good as a baseball stat.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. 6 people found this helpful  

    If you are unemployed it’s a job, but not a career move.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at DC Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Interesting work, friendly co-workers, company tries to introduce novel and fun ways of motivating staff, management willing to help but…….

    Cons

    CEO is an insecure bully. No management or social skills, no logic or thought behind decisions, consequently horrendous staff turnover and a stressed working atmosphere. Company is in a great market but not maximizing it's potential.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Decide on a strategy, communicate to the staff and stick to it, no one knows the company’s goals. When you decide to get rid of someone tell the staff and more importantly the customers, better still (but improbable) try and hang on to your staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    I am very happy here!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - National Sales Executive in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - National Sales Executive in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at DC Group full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Growing company with a bright future. Great work-life balance and options for choosing your own hours. Ability to work at your own pace and at your own comfort level as long as you are meeting goals. Management is helpful and available as needed. Small company with a "family" feel. I enjoy what I do and who I work with. It feels great to be a part of a growing company!

    Cons

    My only challenge is the commute during the winter :(

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 5 people found this helpful  

    Run don't walk away from this company

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DC Group

    Pros

    The location is somewhat convenient

    Cons

    Everything about the company. They ask to to LIE to customers about DC Groups size and capabilities. I have been yelled at for telling the truth to a customer, that we could not perform a service. Technicians have been yelled at for performing walk through's and admitting to the customer they were not trained on their make and model of UPS. There are stories in the sales department about sales execs being encouraged to give customers lap dances while on sales calls; I know this to be true.This company has no mission statement, my recommendations are "MAKE THE SALE AT ALL COSTS" or "Each employee must choose between Revenue and Integrity, at DC Group you cannot have botht"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Why bother, CEO would only have ANOTHER notorious fit of rage and take out his anger on some innocent bystander.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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