Southwestern Advantage

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great experience, learned a lot

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  • Senior Management
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Former Employee - Intern
Former Employee - Intern

I worked at Southwestern Advantage

Pros

Management is helpful, motivated, and positive. Really care about each student and helping others reach their goals.

Cons

Don't ever have a bigger picture, get told what is going to happen last minute.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Overall great management, really care about students. Need to train student managers better before the summer.

Recommends

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    Unbelievable Opportunity to Grow

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    Former Employee - Corporate Recruiter/Salesperson
    Former Employee - Corporate Recruiter/Salesperson

    I worked at Southwestern Advantage

    Pros

    - Southwestern's goal is to build character in young people. This experience exposes you to every success habit you need to succeed in any industry. On top of that, the inherent independence that comes with the job gives every student a real opportunity to ingrain those habits as a part of their life.
    - unbelievable culture of positive people focused on helping each other grow. From the president and CEO all the way down to the student salespeople.
    - one of the best undergraduate sales training in the nation (155 year old program)
    - extremely hard work but because of that it is extremely rewarding if you stay committed
    - great chance to make money to help off set rising college tuition
    - from the top down, CEO and president included, all management sold as independent contractors when they were in college. Because of that the leadership is unbelievable.

    Cons

    - It's definitely not for everyone. You must have an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong desire to set yourself apart from your peers. If you don't work extremely hard and you aren't committed, this job is quite frankly, miserable. The harder you work the more fun and the more rewarding it is.
    - No guarantees. But just like anything in life, you get what you put into it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - keep it up.

    Recommends
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    Life Changing. Best xommunity of people I have ever been a part of. Personal growth is unmatched.

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    Former Employee - Associate Sales Leader
    Former Employee - Associate Sales Leader

    I worked at Southwestern Advantage

    Pros

    Personal Growth.
    Understanding People
    The most true form a leadership a person can learn
    Learning how to run a buisness
    Learning about the world of success
    Networking in the most personal way possible
    Learning how to have true influence
    Becoming part of a community you will be effected by for the rest of your life
    Gaining incredible life and business mentorship
    Accelerating your life
    Gaining gusto
    Building character
    Truly understanding the importance of your word
    Finding incredibly successful like minded peers that you will have for the rest of your life

    Cons

    Work-Life Balance is doable but very difficult to make a career out of it.
    The profits from recruiting are more personal growth than financial in the first few years, but you could not pay any school to learn what you do through learning how to recruit.
    Chalenging if you do not get yourself mentally prepared.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You guys are some of the most inspirational people this world has to offer, and what you do is a great thing.

    Recommends
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