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The Drawbacks of a Publically Owned Co.

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Former Employee - CDL Delivery Truck Driver
Former Employee - CDL Delivery Truck Driver

I worked at PoolCorp

Pros

Good Benifits, needed time off handled appropriately, access to tecnical info is good, monthly meetings for updates and to handle problems were consistant.

Cons

Poor rate of pay, response to problems was very slow or non - existant in some cases, bullying by senior employees was a problem, inappropriate shifting of responsibilities was cronic, over sight of poor employee relations was inconsistant. Inconsistant price changes to certain customers was rampant where big customers received unfair loww prices and small customers received unfair high prices. This resulted in a high rate of theft.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keeping low wages to satisfy investors return is not condusive to a well functioning company and that will produce better returns. A better model for assignment of responsibilities is needed. Less emphasis on the importance of senior employees where production over-rides quality of results.

35 Other Employee Reviews for PoolCorp (View Most Recent)

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    Well ran company and an industry leader with great salary and benefits.

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    Former Employee - Business Development Representative  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Business Development Representative in Houston, TX

    I worked at PoolCorp full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Casual work environment. Benefits, salary, PTO and stock options.

    Cons

    Slow to execute plan and follow up could use a little more attention.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Good start to career path

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    Former Employee - Multiple  in  Covington, LA
    Former Employee - Multiple in Covington, LA

    I worked at PoolCorp full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    If you are within or under a solid manager you will learn a great deal about all aspects of business and be given exceptional opportunities within your first 5 years with the company.

    Cons

    Seems to be a ceiling once you reach branch manager level as there is a bottle neck of qualified individuals who are waiting for the baby boomer generation to move on and out of upper tiers of management. While Poolcorp is one of the leaders in the pool industry their overall technical infrastructure is 2 decades behind todays business environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in new technical infrastructure and make for positions and compensation that will keep MIT's until regional manager positions, and above, open in the next decade.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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