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Positive Outlook that ended with Disappointment

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

I worked at CareerBuilder full-time

Pros

co-workers, valuable product offerings-ahead of competition, constant innovation, promote from within, good benefits

Cons

unrealistic expectations, stress-job is in jeopardy every day, difficult systems, confusing comp plan, lot of administrative work, moral decreased significantly

Advice to ManagementAdvice

provide positive feedback on strengths and successes don't only point out employees areas of weakness. People are discouraged and feel like failures regardless of effort being put forth. Ask questions to get feedback of employees happiness to help create a more realistic and positive environment. High turnover should be a sign that expectations are not realistic and employees are not set up to succeed. Moral could be improved with more encouragement

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Very "boys club" at senior managment levels

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at CareerBuilder full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - very energetic company
    - invests in motivating employees for both work and life
    - Great place to start your career immediately out of college to develop successful sales habits

    Cons

    - very poltical boys club at the top tiers of sales with questionable professionalism
    - very activity-metric oriented vs. outcome based sales managment culture. You will be continually asked "How many dials did you make today".
    - "boys will be boys" behavior at sales VP levels. Managment via intimidation is a regular tactic.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The CEO is a very intelligent and insightful leader. The problem stems more in his circle of generals that run the revenue focused areas of the company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company with tons of growth potential!"

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Major Account Executive in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Major Account Executive in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at CareerBuilder full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great culture, people. Young, vibrant company.

    Cons

    Base salary not really competitive in cities with high cost of living.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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