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Ryland is ordinary. Doesn't compete with the best.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO

I have been working at The Ryland Group full-time (More than 3 years)

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

Pros

Homebuilder, large company, hard working employees.

Cons

Management is headed in the wrong direction. More concerned with how employees look on paper, than how they perform.

Advice to Management

Hire based on experience.

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  1. Great sales and construction team but management needs work!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at The Ryland Group

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good opportunity for income if you are lucky enough to be given a good selling position. Training is good if you are a rookie and need a good foundation.

    Cons

    In sales you are more likely to be successful based on luck than skill. They place too much emphasis on role playing as if they are "real-world" scenarios when they are not.

    Advice to Management

    Management needs help the sales staff and give them the support they need and create a system where opportunities are granted based on production and performance.


  2. You are only good as your last sale in the eyes of the management team!

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    Former Employee - Sales Counselor in East Dundee, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Counselor in East Dundee, IL

    I worked at The Ryland Group

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent training, uncapped income potential 100% commission structure, great benefits.

    Cons

    Favoritism with among sales mangers to sales counselors. You could be assigned to a great community with a lot of marketing for traffic to come in to your door or be placed in a community so far out no one comes to see you. You have no say in where you are placed to sell. When times of economic downturn a salary plus commission structure will be great. Expected to work every weekend and if a weekend is taken off for a ie wedding , graduation it is frowned upon. Training can be repetitive same speakers and same material and you are expected to come in on your days off to do the training.

    Advice to Management

    Update your salary structure especially during a global economic downturn. Selling is cyclical stop with the menality of everyone is replaceable and sales people are only as good as their last sale.


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