Thomson West

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Once Great, Now Declining

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Thomson West

Pros

Once was a great place with good benefits. No longer the case. Bloomberg will chip away at this place until it becomes an also-ran. Attorneys will wake up and realize they have been ripped off. When they do, the company's decline will accelerate.

Cons

Incompetent leadership has chipped away at morale for 5+ years. Endless reorganizations, lack of strategic vision, acquiring companies and not integrating them. HR has dark soul (if any).

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Fire yourself.

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    This is a 3 year gig...

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    Former Employee - Territory Sales
    Former Employee - Territory Sales

    I worked at Thomson West

    Pros

    - Great comp when you're hitting your numbers
    - Top notch products and product recognition
    - Lots of outside respect for the company

    Cons

    - Quotas, miss one year and you're done
    - Long work days, weeks, months...etc
    - Job security is completely dependent on your territory makeup

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look at each territory individually before you place quota levels. I was told that this would be a 3 year gig when I took the job. After the first two years I couldn't believe that I wouldn't be there forever. However in year 3, I lost territory that was contributing over 30% of my overall sales but was still expected to grow 10%. What sense does that make?

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    No real job security

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Representative

    I have been working at Thomson West

    Pros

    -The benefits and working from home is awesome. Traveling a few times a year for sales meeting is nice and the money can be good if you have a good territory. Always investing in new technology.

    Cons

    There are many cons with workiing at Thomson West right now, primarily job security. On the sales side of things there tend to be corporate restructuring and down sizing at least once a year. The comp plans are constantly changed, and not in a positive direction. The general way to motivate employees right now tends to be through fear with very little positive feedback.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ask for input from the field in the territory management process and be transparent with the companies plans. if the ship is moving in the wrong direction be able to change directions.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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