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Highlight of my career...so far

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Former Employee - Email Marketing Coordinator in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Email Marketing Coordinator in Chicago, IL

I worked at True Value

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Co-workers are friendly, open, honest; supervisors are open to new ideas; great opportunity for advancement and they are generous to contractors, treating them fairly and in most cases like their not even a contractor.

Cons

Sometimes, as with all companies, communication between supervisors and employees could be a bit lacking and there were a lot of meetings, most of which seemed a bit unnecessary.

Advice to Management

Keep treating your employees fairly and with great respect and there won't be a lot of room for advancement - no one will leave!

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  1. They've got the right ideas, but they are fighting against a strong current

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I worked at True Value

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits and pay were OK.
    Most people were pretty nice, with a few exceptions.
    Their redesigned retail concept moves them in the right direction.

    Cons

    Co-op model makes it difficult to implement anything in a uniform manner.
    Seemed like career advancement opportunities were limited.
    There is a lot of talk about changing the ways they do business, but I'm not sure how committed they are.
    Really outdated technology.

    Advice to Management

    Find a way to cut back expenses on your bi-annual markets and reinvest that money on your logistics and technology infrastructure, which are both in need of additional capital.


  2. Good

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palm Desert, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palm Desert, CA

    I worked at True Value

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good place to work. Become handy lot of opportunity to move within the corporation or become part of the co-op.

    Cons

    Deal with small accounts. Deal with a verteran account managers who have been their a while. Dealing with competitors ace.

    Advice to Management

    To establish more markets. Push retail consultants to offer the consumer better benefits. Remove all ties with activant and the high monthly fees.


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