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A great company if you're looking to build a career

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Pest Control Technician in Durant, OK
Current Employee - Pest Control Technician in Durant, OK

I have been working at Terminix full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Stable employer, always looking for good quality new staff. They treat their employees well. One thing I've liked: we have work trucks, gas is paid, all maintenance, work uniforms. That's a big plus. Salary + commission. Lots of room for growth for someone wanting to build a career, not just get a job.

Cons

Some days are better than others. Some customers are easier to work with than others. For a goal-driven employee, though, this shouldn't be a problem.

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  1. Bad place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Branch Manager
    Former Employee - Branch Manager

    I worked at Terminix full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Good pay if you can perform, there is a good potential for bonus. You get a company truck to use and drive home as well. Uniforms are provided as well.

    Cons

    Horrible work environment with unrealistic expectations from management. They fire people without hesitation and often without good reason. Your every move is tracked, including what time you leave home. The office is monitored, so you have to watch what you say there as well. It was not the culture I felt comfortable in.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to treat your employees as people, not numbers.


  2. Helpful (1)

    A lot of work for very little reward, respect, $$.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Commercial Account Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Commercial Account Manager in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at Terminix full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    worked with great people.
    sold a solid product and service.

    Cons

    long hours
    many, many, many miles on my car
    by far the lowest commission rate in the industry.
    terrible salary compared to the lack of commission.
    unrealistic expectations

    Advice to Management

    understand better what your competition is doing not just out in the field but in the office ie:
    commission percentages
    base salary
    car allowance
    cell phone allowance
    computer

    anybody that could go elsewhere would if there were limitless opportunities. terminix would fall dead last.


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