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Stick with it, must have tough skin

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Former Employee - Senior Account Manager  in  Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Senior Account Manager in Chicago, IL

I worked at CDW

Pros

After my tenure 6 figs were easy to obtain

Cons

Managers they have there favorites

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Grow up

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Hiring Too Much, Increasingly Hard To Make Money

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    Former Employee - Account Manager  in  Voorhees, NJ
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Voorhees, NJ

    I worked at CDW

    Pros

    -Great Sales Training
    -Fun to work with the biggest technology companies in the world
    -Lots of events/ incentives from vendors to CDW salesforce to promote their brands
    -Incredible networking opportunities as you interact with countless reps and brand managers from the tech industry's leading manufacturers

    Cons

    -HR has decreased standards in hiring competent and qualified account managers.
    -Very low starting pay, and management is making it harder to make money. The company is hiring sales reps at a record pace, and therefore flooding its territories with reps, leaving less for you to work.
    -From new sales compensation plan, many reps are unable to hit their inflated goals and because of this, are receiving lessened or no commission

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Increase the base salary for Account Managers and give more talented salespeople/ more intelligent new college graduates a legitimate reason to work for and stay with CDW. Stop churning out reps and actually try and keep them for the long haul. The low base salary and new commission plan are insulting to the current salesforce and has caused decreased morale overall, especially when goals are so tough to hit.
    -Stop hiring so many reps and give the ones you hired more opportunity to work good accounts.

    No opinion of CEO
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    Stressful, fun, lots of crm

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    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at CDW

    Pros

    Vendor perks, commissios, constant training

    Cons

    Stressful, unrealistic, sales goals, favoritism, no growth without BA

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clear a path of growth for everyone

    Approves of CEO
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