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Helpful (6)

Yes, it is as bad as it sounds!

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at The Connor Group full-time (Less than a year)

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

Pros

Many associates are great to work with, the work was challenging and fun. Nice location and now they're building a brand new site that will be state of the art. Also, full kitchen and work out room in the building- Larry gives his associates lots of perks when it comes to the facilities.

Cons

I supported one of the executives and have never, ever been treated so unfairly, ever. Seriously, the way I was cursed at, hung up on and all-out verbally abused would blow your mind! Now, I know you have to take these reviews with a grain of salt, but there is total truth and validity to what I'm about to state. There is a very loud and clear sexism issue at this office as well as a "culture" that you have to bow down to Larry Connor and the other execs as gods or they will say you don't "fit the culture" and fire you. It's actually very 1950's and the men are praised while the women are mostly looked over. They DO NOT have a human resources dept (just "payroll" and recruiting"), so that no one will dictate what is or isn't ok to do to their associates. AND, if you do accept a position there, don't ever breathe a word that you're not happy or are looking somewhere else. Do not post your resume on any job boards because there are people there that routinely search for associate resumes and if they find out you've posted or been looking they will notify Larry Connor. If Larry finds out, you're gone, but not before they secretly hold interviews to fill job, find someone to replace you, then fire you. Nice huh? The worst part - they don't even care if you sue them. They'll just see you in court. Also, if you have to cover phones up front be ready to be screamed at by the tenants calling the corp office b/c they're not being treated fairly by their respective property manager. You will be trained to lie and say that there is no one that can help them and send them to a voicemail where their issue complaint will die. Bottom line, it IS as bad as what you've heard. The pay is good, but it's SO not worth it!

Advice to Management

LSC and JRM wouldn't care to hear any advice, I'm sure. Why bother.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Not for everyone

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Leasing Consultant in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Leasing Consultant in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at The Connor Group full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good training program, but too short of duration (not enough time in training) Holidays off, good bonus structure, decent pay There are some really good people in the company that work very hard and continue to do the right things for their team. The company is always trying to improve from their mistakes.

    Cons

    VERY long hours (summer time is crazy) High stress environment (lot's of pressure to meet sales goals) Turnover is high No HR department Your success can all depend on which property you are placed at. Never enough resources (time, payroll, staff, budget) to actually do your job Morale seems low

    Advice to Management

    Be realistic with goals. Get an HR department for your employees. Keep doing a great job with improving policies and training!


  2. Good company .....

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Dallas, TX

    I worked at The Connor Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Rewards and recognition team work encouraged

    Cons

    Not much growth opportunity and not flexible with schedules, you will work every weekend

    Advice to Management

    Hire more team members at each property


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