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Not a long term option, but can work for getting through school

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Current Employee - Security Specialist
Current Employee - Security Specialist

I have been working at APX Alarm

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

For the reps that are successful you can be compensated very well if you are patient to see you money after the summer. You get to travel and live in different places for four months that you wouldn't normally get the opportunity to do so.

Cons

Commission structure is deceiving. It's easy to "give away" your commissions to customers to close a deal. Not a lot of organization in most offices and there isn't much personalized help. They basically take anyone who is breathing to their summer offices and hope that some people figure it out on their own and stick around.

Advice to Management

Create a real hiring process. Hire only qualified employees, set quotas, and have a base plus commission compensation package.

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  1. Excellent opportunity for those in or recently graduated from college.

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Representative

    I have been working at APX Alarm

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great pay. Work with a lot of great people. Allows those with little work experience to prove themselves in the work place.

    Cons

    Normally will be necessary to relocate for the four to five month period. Long days. Long weeks. Can become redundant.

    Advice to Management

    I think you are doing a fa-nominal job. This will be my fifth year with APX and have been very grateful for this opportunity.


  2. Manager

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    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager

    I worked at APX Alarm

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great money, lots of freedom in the off-season, and very satisfying to see others make good money

    Cons

    Difficult moving around every summer, and knocking doors is knocking doors.

    Advice to Management

    Great leadership.


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