phones 4u
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Average

Sales Consultant (Former Employee)
London, England (UK)

I worked at phones 4u

ProsEmployee discount on mobile phone deals.
Access to phones as and when they come out in the market.
Increase in Product knowledge.
development of sales skills
good interaction with the customers.

ConsLong working hours.
high pressure target oriented.
get's monotonous within some time.
lack of growth / development opportunities.
Out-dates systems and technology.

Advice to Senior ManagementPeople at the basic level such as advisor's should be recognised and given promotion.
Loopholes within the system at the branches.
need to invest heavily into technology and systems at stores.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great people, great earner... If you're sales hungry!

Sales Consultant (Current Employee)

I have been working at phones 4u full-time for more than a year


Pros: - Very flexible management team, nearly anything can be arranged with the right managers. - Great commision opportunities with several levels of extra bonus if you… Cons: - Base wage very poor, sales commision marks are always changing, sometimes several times within the same month, makes it very hard to plan your… Advice to Senior Management: - Roll out IT system change this year and not next. - Completely overhaul the store designs and layout. - Keep consistant with the commision levels and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Great culture, poor management

Sales Consultant (Current Employee)
Liverpool, England (UK)

I have been working at phones 4u full-time for less than a year


Pros: Despite it being a sales environment, there is no competitiveness between staff. Most targets are realistic and great possibility to easily achieve extra bonuses Commission - You… Cons: Commission (again!) - Imagine being forced to sell a contract that earns you £6, then being told to discount £100 as you then have to… Advice to Senior Management: Take away these boosts! An AT banding deal is same GP as a U yet only pays £5 instead of… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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