Johnson Brothers

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Johnson Brothers Reviews

Updated July 11, 2014
Updated July 11, 2014
28 Reviews

2.8
28 Reviews
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  1.  

    Decent Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative  in  Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Minneapolis, MN

    Pros

    Good Work/Life Balance.
    Free Booze for the sales reps.

    Cons

    Terrible Car/Gas Allowance
    Very little training

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Territory Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Territory Manager  in  Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Tampa, FL

    Pros

    Make your own Schedule, hard work make time goes fast.

    Cons

    New Middle Management. Need to be connected to get a promotion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be an open book You will get more from your Employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    HORRIBLE

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Saint Paul, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN

    Pros

    Only pros are if you are in management.

    Cons

    This the single most SHADY company I have ever been associated with. Unless you are a manager, or kissing up to one, you will be treated like garbage. They do not care about the employees - only about $$. I've seen sexual harassment cases be overlooked, employees not paid just so managers can make more.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clean house management wise - there is more corruption and shadiness that I have ever seen. I wouldnt recommend JBrothers to ANYONE.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Describe my experience working here? In a word, frustrating!

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

    Pros

    OK pay as long as they don't mess with your commission. Decent hours and good perks.

    Cons

    They will mess with your commission. They aren't on top of paying out incentives for employees or customers and they alternate a laid back attitude andcrazy expectations.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to employees. Don't adjust commission rates to pay for needless extra middle management.

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

    On you own.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Representative

    Pros

    You are not at a desk.

    Cons

    Little training and hitting quotas is all that matters.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat employees with respect.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Pretty mediocre company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Developer  in  Saint Paul, MN
    Former Employee - Developer in Saint Paul, MN

    Pros

    The people are great. Low pressure to perform well. Pretty decent work life balance. You can screw around for days and no one would notice. Free booze in the lunch room. They spend money on technology (however, they never fully implement it)

    Cons

    The CIO is not innovative. He is content copying what others opposed to being an industry leader. The only way the IT Dept can get raises is to get another offer from another company, and hope the company matches it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees, you hire them for a reason. Pay them accordingly. It costs a lot of money to replace employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Good sales job for a mid-sized company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Territory Manager  in  Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Tampa, FL

    Pros

    Organization, goal-oriented, high responsibility, good pay, opportunities to grow and excel, incentive programs including trips to Napa/Sonoma, 'sales rep of the month/year' programs, strong relationship with prominent supplier

    Cons

    Privilege goes to Gallo program members, no vacation, stressful work environment

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Hard work, low pay

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Merchandiser  in  Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Tampa, FL

    Pros

    It is at least a job and I do appreciate that in a tough economy, they let me eat lunch everyday

    Cons

    Watch your back, I have seen DM's and Territory Mgrs who work hard let go without notice, everyone works so hard and gets little vacation particularly new hires who dont get any vacation then then finally qualify and then they get fired

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Care about your employees more that's it, especially the ones that aren't Gallo seems like they get preferential treatment

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    It's a good job and start in the alcohol sales business, very stable industry.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    There is a good sales training program that you can use in this industry or translate the experiences into a new field.

    Cons

    The weekend work has increased due to being short staffed but it is a job that entails working at least one day over the weekend.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to be proactive as possible to fill vacant positions in order to alleviate constraints on current employees.

  11.  

    Good first sales experience.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Territory Manager  in  Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Charlotte, NC

    Pros

    Autonomy. Out on your own. No micromanagement.

    Cons

    Employer can be shady. Not enough time spent with sales representative. Long hours for low pay.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus equally with all employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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