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Glen Gary Glen Ross

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  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Major Account Executive in Denver, CO
Former Employee - Major Account Executive in Denver, CO

I worked at CareerBuilder

Pros

pays well (if you are one of the 5% who hit quota) and outstanding benefits

Cons

Intimidation style of management. Described as a 'Glen Gary, Glen Ross' sales environment. Turnover at the sales position is extremely high and customers despise how many different sales people they have to work with over the course of a year. Management doesn't value long term customer relationships or long term business, only quarterly 'wins'. Company develops products at a blistering pace, most of which don't work well and sacrifice brand and customer loyalty when customer realizes they made a purchase with low or no return.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Find an identity and stick with it. President of NA can't articulate who CB is!

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

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  1.  

    Great company where hard work is noticed through prizes, compensation and promotions!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Online Sales Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Online Sales Consultant in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at CareerBuilder

    Pros

    1. Work/Life Balance – I never work over 40 hours!
    2. Internal Promotions – I have been here for 1 year 3 months and have been promoted twice
    3. Manager Support – My managers jump on calls, strategize accounts and provide feedback
    4. Training – We have trainings all the time so I can improve my skills
    5. Benefits – SUMMER HOURS, Wellness Reimbursement, Tuition Reimbursement
    6. Fun Atmosphere – Position requires a LOT of work, but my work is noticed
    7. My team does contests, team outings, fun incentives to keep us motivated.

    Cons

    1. This position has a lot of activity – high volume of calls, appointments but has very generous comp package for the work we do
    2. This is not an easy position, it requires time, work, dedication but with a strong work ethic you can get promoted fast and make a lot of money

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Although we have an individual quota, it would be fun to also have a team goal so it gives us something to work towards together.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    CareerBuilder will consistently challenge you to learn more as a sales professional.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Major Account Executive in Scottsdale, AZ
    Current Employee - Major Account Executive in Scottsdale, AZ

    I have been working at CareerBuilder

    Pros

    Pros:
    1. Solid corporate training program. T1 through T3
    2. Corporate sponsored education programs both within and beyone the companies boders.
    3. Excellent benetifs package.
    4. Excellent compensation package

    Cons

    Cons:
    1. Communication between groups is often in opposition of each other.
    2. Sometimes difficult to receive support and guidance from management or senior leadership.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    My advice to management would be to support a consistent message between the various groups, departments, and offices throughout the organization.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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