Freedom Wireless Reviews

Updated March 26, 2015
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  1. Commissions and benefits kept getting worse.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive
    Former Employee - Account Executive

    I worked at Freedom Wireless

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I enjoyed my coworkers. I got to learn a lot about phone.

    Cons

    They have been acquired. They were trying to sell themselves, and I think they were doing just about anything they could to decrease costs and increase revenues. The title says the bulk of it. I hear their acquirers are more fair.

    Advice to Management

    Do to others as you would have them do to you.


  2. Great potential, but ultimately very disappointing.

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

    I worked at Freedom Wireless

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I enjoyed learning the business.

    Cons

    The hours are a little overwhelming. The stores are understaffed and you are constantly required to work extra hours. Leadership is almost non existent.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your employees, it will pay off to have committed team members.


  3. So So

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

    I worked at Freedom Wireless full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    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.


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  5. Eh.

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

    I have been working at Freedom Wireless full-time (More than a year)

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

    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.


  6. 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 Management

    probably a good thing you sold the company


  7. Incompetent Organization

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

    I have been working at Freedom Wireless full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Potential for large commission checks.

    Cons

    No accountability with management, district management is irresponsible

    Advice to Management

    Train your store managers better


  8. Well compensated for one month

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

    I worked at Freedom Wireless full-time (Less than a year)

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

    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 Management

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


  9. Intro to Sales Position

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Johnstown, PA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Johnstown, PA

    I worked at Freedom Wireless full-time (Less than a year)

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

    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 Management

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


  10. OK place to work

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

    I have been working at Freedom Wireless

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Positive management, growing company, friendly

    Cons

    Low pay, confusing commission structure

    Advice to Management

    Use technology to help sellers and management


  11. freedom wireless

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at Freedom Wireless

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    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 Management

    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



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