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Sales manager

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Former Employee - Sales Manager in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Sales Manager in Chicago, IL

I worked at CDW full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Strong senior leadership, great benefits, competitive salary. If you can prove yourself at CDW and be successful, it seems to be a strong indicator of future success. The key to maximizing the opportunity is to challenge yourself in different positions so you can gain a broader understanding of what makes CDW tick.

Cons

If you have demonstrated that you have the ability to advance, and have succeeded in various roles, you may find at some point that new positions are lateral moves Vs. career advancement. It is a function of CDW being pretty lean on top, and that causes a bottleneck.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stay focused on retaining and developing strong talent. CDW has great Brand appeal on a Resume, and other companies will always be targeting CDW coworkers.

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  1. Cold calling

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

    I worked at CDW full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and a lot of free stuff from Vendors

    Cons

    Possible terrible management if in Northern California. If you get into the non-profit then you will make a lot of money but slim pickings everywhere else

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Share profitable accounts to new employees to reduce high attrition

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2. Okay, but

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

    I worked at CDW full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Training, Nice perks, Friendly environment

    Cons

    Lots of Cold calling, Sometimes system are not updated with correct leads

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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