Softchoice

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OK overall

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Administrative in Toronto, ON (Canada)
Former Employee - Administrative in Toronto, ON (Canada)

I worked at Softchoice as a contractor (less than an year)

Pros

Good culture for extroverts, can bring your dog to work, Beer Cart Fridays, cool office space, lots of new grads, good entry level point for salespeople

Cons

It's not ideal for an introvert as everyone is practically best friends with each other and they expect you to be too. Low base salary for entry level sales people compared to other similar companies. Lots of contractors, high turnover.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Everything was OK overall

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good starting position if you are interested in sales

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    Former Employee - Inside Sales in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Inside Sales in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Softchoice full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    You will work with some amazing people. Work hard, Play hard mentality. I would recommend this job if you are just graduating university and looking for employment.

    Cons

    The compensation isn't great for the amount of work required. The management team is not qualified to lead as majority of the managers have any leadership experience. The vendor experts are unqualified sales reps that are completely useless in the sales cycle process.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to work on training your management team as they are not qualified to lead.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    Behind the "culture" it's only about $$$$

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    Former Employee - Inside Sales
    Former Employee - Inside Sales

    I worked at Softchoice full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Bring your dog to the office

    Cons

    Upper management means well but doesn't have the experience outside the company to move forward or implement change.

    A LOT of inbreeding - they hire internally to a fault – Almost a union atmosphere. The person that has been there the longest gets the job. Qualifications mean nothing.
    They claim a "great culture" but it really lacks one
    Management comes up with policies as needed too suite every situation in their favor
    Training if far from what is needed for the sales staff
    Inside sales upper management doesn’t seem to have a grasp on what really goes on.
    There is a group of ‘leaders’ in Toronto that look out for each other and ensure they cover each other’s back.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Sorry to say but replace most of you with outside experienced people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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