Jani-King

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Jani-King Reviews

Updated January 22, 2015
Updated January 22, 2015
46 Reviews
2.2
46 Reviews
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  1.  

    Good work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jani-King full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good work environment. Always something to clean or franchise owners to deal with. I would recommend you to take a look.

    Cons

    Hours are hard. If you're in ops then you're on call 24/7.. You have to stay on your feet. Fast paced.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good People

    Current Employee - Cleaner in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Cleaner in Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at Jani-King part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    They will give you a chance if you are a hard worker.

    Cons

    Not always quick to respond.

    Recommends
  3.  

    Good Place to start.

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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Tulsa, OK
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Tulsa, OK

    I have been working at Jani-King

    Pros

    not a very stressful job

    Cons

    bad leads and not a very personal relationship with customers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    compensation, better leads, more direction

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Greed Driven Management

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    Former Employee - OUTSIDE SALES
    Former Employee - OUTSIDE SALES

    I worked at Jani-King

    Pros

    Company Car. Gas Card. That's it.

    Cons

    You'll get a few leads each week, but most likely, none of them will close because their pricing is higher than the competition. When there is a good lead, even in your assigned territory, your manager will most likely take the lead and you will get $0.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider easing up on the micro management. Allow your sales reps access to the computer system from their own home rather than reporting to the office every day. Share the good leads...don't be so greedy.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    My experience was ok but some of the people were not to nice.

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    Former Employee - Telemarketing in Clearwater, FL
    Former Employee - Telemarketing in Clearwater, FL

    I worked at Jani-King part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good customer service, great company, helpful to the employers and understanding if u need to take off for sick reasons or kids.

    Cons

    Phone competitive sales working with a group

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Always be good to your employers and they will be there for your company to help you grow.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Unbelievable !

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    Former Employee - Director in Memphis, TX
    Former Employee - Director in Memphis, TX

    I worked at Jani-King

    Pros

    A paycheck , nice office, company car, cell phone , i pad, all furnished.

    Cons

    Too many to list, management of master franchiser less than desirable, no career path at all, hard to hit sales goals with all the operational duties required.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of the franchise concept and direct hire cleaners, these franchise owners are very complacent and many lack any business accumen and few are hard working in my experience. Payment of 31.5% of all Jani King contracts as a Royality and finders fee is absurdly high % ! Usury ?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Long hours / low salaries/ greed

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    Current Employee - Operations Advisor in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Operations Advisor in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at Jani-King full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    People in the company are friendly and there is a good team. Franchise owners are good people, hard workers. There is a lot of networking with customers and franchise owners.

    Cons

    Salaries are lowest in the industry. Managers don’t recognize the worth of the people. Lack of leadership. Greed is their core value, they don’t care take advantage of franchise owners (cleaners), when someone is interested in purchase a franchise they are friendly and pretend they care for the people, all the family come together to welcome the new franchise owners. Once they got the money of the people they treat them as employees and there is no respect for them. They don’t care if franchise owners quit to their business and lost their investments. They lie to the clients and when the customer complaints about performance manager just wait until customer get tired and wants to cancel the contract so they can force the client to pay for early termination. Family run business, so there is no possibility to go to the next level when conflict arises.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value your team. Treat people with respect, pay fair salaries and you will have a loyal team.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Jani king

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jani-King

    Pros

    They will sell you a dream

    Cons

    Very bad management , high prices unorganized

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    It was a great learning experience!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jani-King

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and management is very nice!

    Cons

    No room for promotions in this company.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Lower than Low

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    Former Employee - Cleaner in Augusta, GA
    Former Employee - Cleaner in Augusta, GA

    I worked at Jani-King part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Easy work and that's it!

    Cons

    Completely clueless people, very unorganized, and unpunctual all at the same time! Also at this particular job they only pay you every two weeks!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Up the pay to a least 10.00 dollars, it's unfair to be paid 8.50 an hour for cleaning a whole plant like that. Also learn to care about your employees because without cleaners the plant wouldn't function.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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