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Good company to work for if you are a hard worker; sales-centered company

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Sales in McLean, VA
Current Employee - Sales in McLean, VA

I have been working at Cvent full-time (More than 3 years)

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

Pros

growth of company
young environment
work hard, play hard atmosphere
incentive trips and rewards for sales team

Cons

long hours
sales centered
contract employment
hire young - can feel like a dorm at times

Advice to Management

annual sales goals and commission plans given to the sales reps earlier

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  1. Helpful (5)

    Big Brother is watching - expect to be criticized for every move you make while at Cvent

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in McLean, VA

    I have been working at Cvent full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Young, Fun Culture, Happy Hours and Holiday parties are fun, good benefits,

    Cons

    - Every click you make with your mouse is monitored feels like big brother is always watching
    - If you make a mistake you WILL be talked to about it no matter how small the mistake may be
    - There is no consistency between departments - a friend of mine in a different department gets away with things that I would be crucified for
    -The overall pay kind of sucks
    -The product is really not that great - they try to brain wash you into thinking you are providing some lifesaving or life altering product for these people when really its a software for meeting planners - come on.
    -They expect you to work hours of bankers when you are really just a glorified telemarketer
    -The goals they set for you are wildly unrealistic - my boss has even said as much to my face
    -More gossip and talking behind peoples back than when I was in high school - supposed to be adults here
    - Recently had soon to be college grads in for interviews - I wanted to tell them to run. Go find a job that you will actually use the education you spent all that money on.
    -A monkey could do this job.

    Advice to Management

    Don't hire people to be sales trainers when they have never done the job they are training people for. Hard to take them seriously.
    Also - instruct your 'mentors' to be upfront when they have problems with employees - don't go tell three different people and not address YOUR issue with the person YOURSELF


  2. Helpful (3)

    Aggressively growing company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technology in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Technology in McLean, VA

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

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

    Pros

    Growth opportunities. Job security. Wide array of project

    Cons

    Salary is on the low side. No 401K matching.


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