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Schwan's

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Schwan's full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Steady work,decent pay,little education needed.

Cons

Long hours,working and driving through all types of weather conditions

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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    Overworked, Under Paid. Burnt Territories Abound

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    Former Employee - CSM in Rockford, IL
    Former Employee - CSM in Rockford, IL

    I worked at Schwan's full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    1. They hire frequently
    2. Commission to be had by all who earn it
    3. Good group of personable characters working there

    Cons

    1. Weekly shifts in product focus.
    2. Management not familiar with local demographics
    3. 60-75 hour work weeks. The salary is a joke if your depot does not hit its sales metrics
    4. Working every weekend if depot is tanking
    5. Frequently peel off Builder customers to replace with lost customers on actual routes
    6. Local ordinances preventing you from legally selling in all markets
    7. It's D-2-D, not B-2-B.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The rotating news at the door promos are a joke. Who wants or would even consider buying items that are out of season? It's one thing to release a new product and have it be pushed to gauge it's reception and plausible life cycle, it's entirely another to REQUIRE it to be sold in set quantities. Due to this requirement, all CSMs lean on legacy customers to buy additional to make up for all the shortfall.

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

    Very rough place..

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    Former Employee - Senior Material Handler in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Material Handler in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at Schwan's full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good place to get networking going on and meet new people..

    Cons

    Very rough hours seeing around 14 as a csr and if you work nights like I did I enjoyed it but got hurt and then later terminated due to being out of work and waiting on insurance to approve surgery but never did. Then was never paid... I do not advise working here unless you are desperate

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat others with respect and attempt to put flex routes back in the system... imo

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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