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Good Company, Great Culture, Could Improve Retention of Top Sales Reps

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at CareerBuilder full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

CareerBuilder does a phenomenal job of building a great culture with excellent energy. Their annual kick off event includes some of the best speakers in the world. They provide employees with much more than just a job. On top of that, Executive leadership is extremely strong and they set a good example for employees to follow.

Cons

One of the biggest grumbles that you hear from current and former employees pertains to the compensation plan. The base salary is well below what you can make elsewhere and they recently deferred much of the bonuses until the latter part of the year. From a business perspective I can respect why this was done but I believe this is going to result in significantly more turnover of top performing reps who have been with the company a long time. Retaining top sales reps has always been an issue. It is far too common for a rep to have an amazing year and then be gone the next year.

Advice to Management

Continue to build an excellent culture that energizes employees and encourages innovation. Find a better way to retain top talent. Increase base salaries so they are competitive. Revise comp plans so reps aren't penalized as heavily when one or two large accounts don't renew. Continue to host awesome kick off events with great speakers.

Other Employee Reviews for CareerBuilder

  1. Good company, but needs a little improvement.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Tax Intern in Chicago, IL
    Current Intern - Tax Intern in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CareerBuilder as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice working environment, friendly people

    Cons

    Low salaries, there average salaries are much higher.

    Advice to Management

    better training


  2. I love this company! I have the opportunity to learn and grow from my peers and leaders daily!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - National Account Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - National Account Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CareerBuilder full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Smart people, great networking opportunities, perks!

    Cons

    Site functionality/technology slows down the work day often.

    Advice to Management

    Keep motivating me to succeed! Hire internally for sales- your support people know the business and solutions.


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