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Very long hours,paycut in 2010

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Former Employee - RSR-Route Sales Representative in Kilgore, TX
Former Employee - RSR-Route Sales Representative in Kilgore, TX

I worked at Schwan's full-time (More than 3 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Discount on food, basic pay, bonus for salesand new customers

Cons

Very long hours, pay transformation in 2012 from salary to sales based resultedinpay cuts and a 70% turnover rate among drivers

Advice to Management

Go back to Salary for RSR's

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Endurance Test with Shadowy Future

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Glen Burnie, MD
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Glen Burnie, MD

    I worked at Schwan's full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Front line of personal selling Customers become like family Products are high quality and tasty You're the boss when you're out there (mostly)

    Cons

    Long hours are expected Real family become like guests in your life Many variables are uncontrollable such as warehouse crews, managers, product availability Cookie cutter approach is preferred over true selling training Midwest Minnesota thinking is dominant in upper management thinking

    Advice to Management

    I was with your company for 10 years. It was bittersweet. Revisit your split routes and excellence routes to move away from becoming a dinosaur. Rotate your region banquets with the super national ones. Your drivers are the face of the company. No one outside of your bubble know we own Red Baron, Ms. Smith or Ming etc.


  2. Helpful (3)

    A Lot of work for the money

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - TSL in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - TSL in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at Schwan's full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Treat you like a professional manager. Expense account many meals paid for. There is room to move up, many senior management started on the bottom.

    Cons

    65 plus hour weeks, pay not that great. Some people get trained well, some don't. Have to wear many hats some trained well in and many others little or no training.


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