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The HMO of Sales -- you're not a person, you're a number

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Current Employee - Local Account Executive in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Local Account Executive in San Francisco, CA

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

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Great benefits (event tickets, contests, discounts, free cable) Local office, Fortune 50 company Decent training for new reps Sales Assistants are great Good office comaraderie (not much lead stealing)

Cons

Unfair to commissioned sales reps--the more you succeed, the more you are punished with lower commission and higher quota. Keeps the hard-working rep's commission when a client pays late. Yep, the company keeps the rep's commission for themselves! Complaints about lack of selling time go dismissed. Honestly, so much data entry to enable them to fire you whenever while maintaining account records eats up 70% of the work time. HR is not there for employees, it's there for management and it is filled with lack of support and lack of personalization. LOTS of micro-managing.

Advice to Management

Hiring young, inexperienced sales reps will only take you so far. At this point, your reputation for undervaluing and underappreciating seasoned reps is preceeding you (as shown by many of the reviews here) and will continue to keep turnover rolling every 2 years and Spotlight's value low to the most talented reps. You will lose from doing this. It may take time, but you will lose market share, subscribers and top talent.

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    Regional Account Executive

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    Current Employee - Regional Account Executive in Bethesda, MD
    Current Employee - Regional Account Executive in Bethesda, MD

    I have been working at Comcast Spotlight full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great co-workers and great a recognizing successes

    Cons

    Not the best company to work for. The real money makers are located in corporate office.


  2. Great company

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    Former Employee - Director in West Palm Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Director in West Palm Beach, FL

    I worked at Comcast Spotlight full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Big mother company. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Spotlight have some issues in some of the smaller markets.


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