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Enjoyable -Stressful - Successful

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Main Street Hub full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Recommends
Positive Outlook

Pros

Collaborative environment. Execs who take the time out of their day to listen and help front line employees. Hard-working and fun-loving teammates. Feels like the company is headed in a great direction.

Cons

Stressful environment - but not unique from any other early stage startup.

Advice to Management

Keep listening and adjusting and getting better.

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  1. Helpful (8)

    Glorified telemarketing job

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Main Street Hub full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    -people were young, fully stocked kitchen

    Cons

    No opportunity to use your creative selling side...they make you read exactly from a script. Management only focuses on number of calls and not quality. There is not room for growth or personal development. One of my least favorite jobs I've ever had.

    Advice to Management

    Less focus on number of calls, and let employees invest time/research into accounts so it feels more like a true tech sales job than a telemarketing one.


  2. Helpful (9)

    Boring job with little to no room for growth and too many cooks in the kitchen

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Social Media Sales Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Social Media Sales Associate in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Main Street Hub full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Managers try really hard to keep people motivated
    decently stocked fridge
    if you're willing to absorb information, you are given tons of nuggets of valuable information
    nice team environment
    company has a ton of potential

    Cons

    -ridiculously low base salary. $36,000 to start and the most you can make is about $56,00 after getting promoted based on sales, which is starting for most decent start up companies
    -conflicting direction from different managers who probably aren't qualified for most companies
    -bottom of the barrel employees who can't get real jobs elsewhere
    -terrible leads given to newbies that lead to a dead end and frustrated employees.
    -managers only care about who high call volume, not quality of calls
    -day to day is incredibly boring and not challenging for any intelligent employee. All you do all day is cold call and log your calls.
    -if you don't make sales after one month and they don't like you, you will be fired.
    -management expects you to call people and basically get their credit card for something they can do themselves.

    Before I got hired, I checked Glassdoor and I really should have listened to what people had to say because they were dead on. If you are looking for a real career, I would suggest not working here because this job is suited for entry level, just out of college newbies that don't know any better. If you have real qualifications, your talents would be better put to use at a company that will value you and your talents.

    Advice to Management

    -invest more in your employees
    -fully vet out all employees before hiring them, including checking references, to avoid turnover
    -make employees want to work for you by offering competitive salaries and benefits that are consistent with other sales jobs in the area
    -give new employees better leads so they aren't pulling their hair out in frustration.


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