DataSphere Technologies

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5 people found this helpful  

Cold calling, high pressure telemarketing sales

Account Executive (Former Employee) Bellevue, WA

Pros- work/life balance
- casual dress code
- fun co-workers
-free lunch once a month (either pizza or sandwiches)

Cons- Product is very weak; there's a reason the ad packages are cheap; videos and ads are sloppily put together and placed on the news stations website; ads are hard to finds since people must go through several steps in order to see the spot; prices are just created randomly and have nothing to do with the amount of potential outreach;product does not sell itself; there's a reason customer churn is so high
- Potential customers are misled, many salespeople have no hesitation giving information that's not entirely true (geo-targeting, launch, exclusivity, SEO benefits, etc.), just to get the sale; management turns a blind eye
-"Don't let them get off the phone until you have their credit card digits and they sign the contract. If they don't want to sign, tell them you have someone one else waiting to buy it." -- That's the mentality at DataSphere
- Only about 20-25 percent of people receive a commission check (if you hit 100 percent of quota); the rest make $15.62 per hour (before taxes) and pretty much wait to get fired or find another job (it's really hourly, even though they claim it's a salaried position, so keep that in mind)
- Workplace is extremely loud; at any given time you'll hear at least four different songs blasting through the radio and people yelling. It's fun at first, but gets old very quickly
- A lot of the managers are not trained to be managers; only job I've ever had where my manager just walks around, talks it up with other managers, surfs the web, and once in a while barge in on a call to supposedly help you (without even listening to the call from the beginning)
- Advancement is limited (if you make quota); promotion to the next level consists of business cards, a slight bump in pay and new chair
- Extremely high employee turn over; if managers like you, they'll try to keep you even if you don't hit quota, but that only buys you an extra month or two. If they don't like you very much and you don't hit quota, you'll be done in a few months
-Benefits are a joke

Advice to Senior Management- Hire managers with management and leadership qualities
- HR needs to be identify candidates who have the opportunity to in this field succeed. Stop going with the "see if it sticks method"

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    3 people found this helpful  

    Love coworkers - lacking love with executive and managers

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Bellevue, WA

    I have been working at DataSphere Technologies full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Lots of great people. Relaxed environment. 40 hour work week. No nights, no weekends. No dress code. Sales is sales.… Cons: Execs/managers don't care about anyone but there favorites. No respect or reward for hard work. Benefits are the worst. Very few long… Advice to Senior Management: Respect people and stop being cheap. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    6 people found this helpful  

    Account Executive

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Bellevue, WA

    I have been working at DataSphere Technologies full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Awesome Fun Energy! High Paced. Ability to earn unlimited income.… Cons: The work is repetitive. You will need to take a break from time… Advice to Senior Management: More one on one's. It's an emotional sale, treat the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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