Freedom Wireless

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Freedom Wireless Reviews

Updated September 17, 2014
Updated September 17, 2014
8 Reviews
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8 Reviews
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  1.  

    So So

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - District Manager
    Former Employee - District Manager

    I worked at Freedom Wireless full-time

    Pros

    -Friendly work environment.
    -Workable pay scale (if you know how to work a pay scale, selling what makes you money).
    -Decent Managers

    Cons

    -Long hours.
    -Hard sale against corporate stores.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Great until its not

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Freedom Wireless

    Pros

    freedom to sell the way you want

    Cons

    god help you if you need anything

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    probably a good thing you sold the company

  3.  

    Eh.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Executive
    Current Employee - Account Executive

    I have been working at Freedom Wireless full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Laid back environment.
    Locations provide decent customer traffic.

    Cons

    Wages are low. There is little recognition. There's really nowhere to go within the company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Incompetent Organization

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Executive  in  Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at Freedom Wireless full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Potential for large commission checks.

    Cons

    No accountability with management, district management is irresponsible

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Train your store managers better

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Well compensated for one month

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Executive  in  Strongsville, OH
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Strongsville, OH

    I worked at Freedom Wireless full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Always easy to get a scheduled day off with no problem. Well supported sales staff

    Cons

    Point system means if I sell something, Verizon pays the company but the company isn't going to pay me unless I reach a certain number of points. Increased points for selling devices that were known to be troubled or aging. Selling devices for $20 more on an upgrade than corporate Verizon charges and there is no way to compete with Best Buy Mobile

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People simply don't trust kiosks in malls anymore. Continue to build out inline stores. There really is a difference in perception.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Intro to Sales Position

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate  in  Johnstown, PA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Johnstown, PA

    I worked at Freedom Wireless full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Able to learn on the job

    Cons

    Must work more than 40 hours per week at 11+ more hours at a time to make average take home pay.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more forthcoming during interview process about what all is involved in job.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    freedom wireless

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Executive  in  Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at Freedom Wireless

    Pros

    work 15 days a month
    free health care
    easy to sell verizon
    mileage compensation for traveling

    Cons

    micromanaged
    poor store location choice
    save for a few locations very low traffic
    at a disadvantage because of being an indirect and price point
    no system of checks and balance for upper management (managers go unchecked)
    poor training program
    no dental or vision or retirement option
    no vacation time or maternity leave

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    treat employees with respect and train reps better allow employees to control price freedom is losing alot of business due to price being higher than other indirect agents choose better locations

    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    OK place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Executive
    Current Employee - Account Executive

    I have been working at Freedom Wireless

    Pros

    Positive management, growing company, friendly

    Cons

    Low pay, confusing commission structure

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Use technology to help sellers and management

    Approves of CEO

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