SolarCity

www.solarcity.com
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Great company, Great people!

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Current Employee - Outside Energy Consultant in Foster City, CA
Current Employee - Outside Energy Consultant in Foster City, CA

I have been working at SolarCity full-time (less than a year)

Pros

Sales managament team, employees, base salary, mileage reimbursement, pricing flexibility

Cons

Typical growing pains. No sales leads from the company.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Consider creating a role or team to follow up after system installations to ensure clients are happy.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 9 people found this helpful  

    The most abusive management I've ever worked for, in 25 years of working

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    Former Employee - Field Sales Representative in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Field Sales Representative in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at SolarCity full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits - base salary, car, phone, and computer provided, all expenses paid

    Cons

    The most abusive management I have ever worked for, in 25 years. Still use old-fashioned browbeating, bullying sales techniques. They micromanage every minute of your day, with so many reports and "Go-To's" you can barely get your SALES job done. Then they demand outrageous quotas without giving you the tools you need to meet those quotas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The management culture, in general, is not only not encouraging, but downright abusive. Much more production, and far better morale, would be had by having managers who ENCOURAGE rather than beating up your sales team. Give your salespeople the tools they need to meet quotas...that would be qualified leads, more canvassers, more lead generators.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  2. 8 people found this helpful  

    The absolute worst company & managers that I've ever worked for!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Regional Coordinator in San Mateo, CA
    Former Employee - Regional Coordinator in San Mateo, CA

    I worked at SolarCity full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Seems like a cooperative, innovative, friendly place at first...but that's only an illusory first impression! Not many pros once you actually get past the first week.

    Cons

    Ambivalent management that throws staff under the bus to protect their own skins, pressure to make unrealistic quota/pipeline numbers, absolutely no support from managment, failure to adhere to company's own stated values. Low pay.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Grow up, care about people, actually manage, don't play so many politics, too much focus on maintaining public image of company while operations and profits are really under-performing.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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