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Slowing becoming a VAR

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Current Employee - Account Executive in Tempe, AZ
Current Employee - Account Executive in Tempe, AZ

I have been working at Insight

Pros

Learn about the Channel business this is a great job out of college if you want access to the IT field.
If you are looking to make contacts into this field and expand this is a great place to start.

Cons

Quote and stress of meeting your numbers. Every account you take on increases your quota number. It goes up and up be prepared for this going into the job. Understanding all the different license programs. You will have access to a license specialists who can help guide you. However you need to be sharp on your game or you cannot make it.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep turning and buring.

Approves of CEO

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    Mediocracy is sufficient at Insight

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    Former Employee - Manager in Tempe, AZ
    Former Employee - Manager in Tempe, AZ

    I worked at Insight

    Pros

    They are one of the major employers of Tempe, AZ.

    Cons

    It's a low margin business and therefore difficult to invest into key initiatives that will drive the company forward. Couple this with pressures from wall street to continually grow the top and bottom lines. As a result, when revenues are lacking, the only way to respond is to cut costs and people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't make decisions based on personal agendas. Quit playing in your turf wars and just execute on the strategy!

    No opinion of CEO
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    Insight

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    Former Employee - Senior Buyer in Bloomingdale, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Buyer in Bloomingdale, IL

    I worked at Insight

    Pros

    Some of the people were very professional.

    Cons

    Not a good environment for questioning the status quo. Company grew too fast in the last five years and operational processes were not reworked to keep up with the new environment. SAP upgrade turned into a nightmare that seems to not have an end in sight.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your people more. Really listen, not just sling the corporate lingo about "teammate satisfaction" and the like.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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