Accent Group (Michigan)

  www.accentgroupinc.com
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Overall positive experience

Former Employee - Marketing Representative in Farmington Hills, MI
Former Employee - Marketing Representative in Farmington Hills, MI

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

Pros

Liked the quick growth, learned a lot about training others.
If you put in the effort you can make good money in a leadership role.
Management helpful in reaching goals.

Cons

Can be long hours while events are running.
Travel usually optional but can be long commute times going to events.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Communication, everyone on the same page from top to bottom.

Recommends
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    Pyramid Scheme

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Teaches you how to effectively manipulate people.

    Cons

    The manager is VERY biased towards women.
    50-75% of new employees don't make it past 2 weeks.
    Commission vs. Hourly; they are very deceptive about how you get paid. You are told that you get paid for the morning meetings (which are held in Farmington Hills and are mandatory, regardless of where you live and where your event is), but you only get paid for them if you don't sell enough to make commission.
    You are told that sales don't matter and taught that if you follow their systems, everyone will sell the same. Yet you get zero perks and minimum wage if you are put in a slow club, with the excuse that "everyone should sell at least $800/day"
    The whole layout screams pyramid scheme. In the management training program, you are taught that the entire goal is to get your own company and that you will make at least $80k your first year. What they don't tell you is that this is only the case if you train people to open up businesses beneath you, for which you pull a profit. Several first and second year managers that I've spoken with have either a) made barely $20k for their first year or b) have been demoted from their "own" company by corporate.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more discriminate with your hiring.
    Be more honest with your payment practices.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Terrible

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Accent Group (Michigan)

    Pros

    -I learned, early on in this business, how dishonest people will be to promote their business and their products.

    Cons

    -A lot of hours, time & dedication for very little pay.

    -dishonesty by employer, superiors and co-workers.

    -Preached moral practices that were not practiced. Very much wanted to believe in what was discussed every morning, but disappointed when watching the leaders not live up to the words they spoke about.

    -Some of the products they sell within Sam's & Costco aren't nice quality. Basically, there's a fine line between helping someone pick out a product and tricking them into buying junk.

    -Unprofessional in the way they preach about "honest conversations" but when it comes down to it they'll avoid them (immature & irresponsible)

    -Schedule is only 4 days at a time--impossible to plan anything outside of work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be honest with employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
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