AroundCampus
3.5 of 5 184 reviews
www.aroundcampusgroup.com Chapel Hill, NC 50 to 149 Employees

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An experience I'd never do again

Outside Sales Representative (Former Employee)

ProsPositive atmosphere
Management is encouraging
Independent work
Training is an absolute blast
It's a great resume booster.

ConsTo be successful the job goes well beyond 8:30-5:30
Selling print advertisement for a directory or planner
Independent work (It's easy to take that long lunch or slack)
Work/life balance isn't good. Job is always on your mind.
You have to be annoying/persistent to make sales.
Pay is $200 a week for 10 or 12 weeks depending on your market. Once you hit a certain

Advice to Senior ManagementManagement did all they could. The product is the problem, not management.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A Crash Course in Outside Sales

    Sales Representative (Former Employee)

    I worked at AroundCampus as an intern for less than a year


    Pros: • Experience: If you want/need sales experience you can’t get a much better test-run than you will during your summer with UD. This is an outside… Cons: • Bad reputation: A smile and good pitch are only going to get you so far. Besides UD selling an obsolete product it seems that many… Advice to Senior Management: Make recruitment more competitive and be honest with applicants, the internship will end… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Good internship, terrible company

    Sales Representative (Current Employee)

    I have been working at AroundCampus as an intern for less than a year


    Pros: +Develop yourself professionally +Receive great sales training, and great sales experience +Basically this internship is great if you plan on pursing a career in… Cons: - Volume Sales - UD would rather make 10 sketchy sales than 1 legit sale - Witnessed management lie to make a sale - Was lied to… Advice to Senior Management: - Dont lie to interns - Follow through - Cut all the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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