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Helpful (2)

Not ready to have a sales force in my opinion

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at A Place for Mom full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Great company platform knowing that you are helping seniors and their families in what is often a stressful and difficult time.

Cons

Serious lack of support from upper management for an outside sales position. The company is still figuring out how they should position themselves to professionals. The messaging from management is inconsistent and ever changing. For an outside sales position, I've never experienced an expense reimbursement process as frustrating as this one. Never mind, no company car or car allowance... ok, that's fine. Mileage is reimbursed at the federal rate but good luck getting that reimbursement in a timely fashion. You are only allowed to submit one expense report a month, for the prior month, and from the time you submit that report it takes at least two weeks to receive that reimbursement if you are lucky. Marketing materials are hard to come by and some of them you are expected to make and distribute on your own which is challenging considering the monthly allowance for marketing.

Advice to Management

If you are going to hire a sales force make sure you are prepared to support that sales force monetarily and provide consistent messaging to the field. I understand you are still "figuring" this position out but don't blame lack of performance on the employee if you can't provide the necessary resources.

Other Employee Reviews for A Place for Mom

  1. Helpful (2)

    Great place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at A Place for Mom full-time

    Pros

    There are many nice people to work with at A Place For Mom. The management staff is top notch and the experience level of the employees is very good. You can learn alot working at a company like this. Gossip is at a minimum. Everyone works hard and puts in 110%, however there is a fair work life balance and the attrition rate is low.

    Cons

    There are typical small company stresses. Very little chance of upward advancement since the company is small, however you know that going in.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. Helpful (1)

    Ineffective Sr. Management Leadership

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Executive in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at A Place for Mom full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There are some good people at the rank and file level. The company has a good mission.

    Cons

    Highly politicized culture created by the Expedia executives. Terrible benefits package including no 401k match, very expensive healthcare contributions, and no bonuses 2 review periods in a row. Extremely high turnover due to unhappy employees at headquarters.

    Advice to Management

    I witnessed first hand the way employees were talked down to, ignored and belittled in meetings. Tone down the arrogance and stop assuming no one is competent in their positions.


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