Edward Don

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A company that has become all about the numbers

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Former Employee - Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Sales Representative in Chicago, IL

I worked at Edward Don full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

- Great Coworkers
- Great Vendors
- Great Customers
- Great at training and educating sales reps
- National leader in Restaurant Equipment and Supplies

Cons

- I was short of plan 8 months into the year and was let go (I had increased sales 40% in the previous 2 years)
- Too much work that takes away from selling (paperwork, etc)
- Management is selectively understanding of family issues / needs
- Management didn't hold to company advertised & published pricing
- Many other employees were dissatisfied with their jobs, which made it difficult to work with some people

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be supportive to your employees
Have loyalty
Gain a heart

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Poor Management and ethics!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Riverside, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Riverside, IL

    I worked at Edward Don full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    It you want to destroy your self-confidence this place is great for that!

    Cons

    This place is awful! For three years no one got a raise; they would hold quarterly meetings and tell the employees for years that they only make a penny on every dollar they earn; but they are a 600 million dollar company. They also tell crazy stories how other food service companies follow their delivery trucks around (REALLY, REALLY) and how they are leaders in the industry however some of the other food service companies are billion dollar companies; I'm not sure how that makes them a leader. The moral is awful at this place; so if you want to work for management like Darth Vader - welcome to the dark side!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop a moral compass, show some leadership and take batter care of the employees!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Low pay! All you need to know.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Riverside, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Riverside, IL

    I have been working at Edward Don full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Co-Workers are all great to work with. All the fellow employees are all friendly and fun to work with. Its an OK place to get your feet wet in the workforce for a couple of years, but make sure you move on after that.

    Cons

    The pay is well below par! HR is a joke, they worry more about not wearing gym shoes to work over other things that could be done. Upper management seems lost, they promote and hire the wrong people all the time. The job description will say "college degree required" and they will hire a high school graduate. Company is moving at the end of 2012 and they have not offered any compensation for employees that would have giant commutes or any longer commutes for that matter. Most salesman are still lost with the implementation of the SAP computer system that was put in 4 years ago.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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