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Helpful (2)

Work amongst peers but tough to be more than just a number

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Inside Sales in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Inside Sales in Chicago, IL
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Echo Global Logistics full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

If you're a young person just starting out, this is a great first job in Chicago. Nearly all of the 300+ employees in Chicago are between 23-30. Easy to make friends as most people are in the same boat, first job in Chicago, don't plan on staying there for very long.

Cons

A new recruiting class of 20 every month. You are not much more than a number and if you aren't catching on the company will not hesitate to cut you loose. There is a lot of external competition in this industry in Chicago, but the enormous amount of sales reps in the company creates an enormous amount of internal competition. High volume/small margin approach makes it exceedingly difficult to reach commission threshold.

Advice to Management

Having a better system for handling old leads could allow customer sales reps to have more success.

Other Employee Reviews for Echo Global Logistics

  1. Helpful (2)

    Great young work culture...always looking to expand...salary could be better.

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

    I worked at Echo Global Logistics full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Young, fun work culture Great for post grads looking to see what they want Relaxed work atmosphere, providing you do your work Nice location

    Cons

    Micro Managed Not high enough commissions Salary could be better Cold Callin

    Advice to Management

    Would have loved to see higher commissions and a salary bump to feel like we were working towards something worth staying for.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Sales Representative

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Sales Representative in Scottsdale, AZ
    Current Employee - Client Sales Representative in Scottsdale, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Echo Global Logistics full-time

    Pros

    *Young culture, lots of energy and management is helpful * If you are doing your work, there is no micro-managing *Good training before you have numbers to meet

    Cons

    *Base salary is horrible *Potential to move up is pretty non-existent *High turn-over rate

    Advice to Management

    Create more opportunities to advance or pay increases with time there. ex: every six months


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