MarketStar Reviews

Updated April 15, 2015
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Pros
  • Lots of autonomy and a great work/ life balance (in 14 reviews)

  • Good pay, interaction with customers and associates, great start on learning to lead (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management has zero clue as to what is actually going on in the field (in 19 reviews)

  • Unless you're willing to wait 10 years or brown nose with both management and client there is no room for growth (in 9 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Sony representative

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    Former Employee - Sony Sales Specialist in Naples, FL
    Former Employee - Sony Sales Specialist in Naples, FL

    I worked at MarketStar full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great pay, flexible, great management, fast email replies, got to work with Sony supervisors, great experience

    Cons

    none that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Loved working with the Sony program for Marketstar. I only left because I have to finish school and needed more time to study/classes.

  2. Great learning grounds where you work with/for fortune 100 companies but have small company feel.

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    Former Employee - Sales Director in Ogden, UT
    Former Employee - Sales Director in Ogden, UT

    I worked at MarketStar full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Small company feel, fairly big name brands represented, great exposure, good opportunity to move up and move laterally, great opportunities to move with clients, great stepping stone, wonderful learning grounds for those trying to get into sales or channels roles.

    Cons

    The pay is a little lower than direct piers. Job security is often fully dependent on the client. Some teams seem to lack a clear purpose.

    Advice to Management

    Management has changed a lot over the past couple of years. The accountability seems to be picking up which is a good thing, both up and down. Keep it up.

  3. Google Specialist

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    Former Employee - Google Specialist in West Paterson, NJ
    Former Employee - Google Specialist in West Paterson, NJ

    I worked at MarketStar

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very good company, the pay was great, and I was lucky to have a personable manager. Sent us to Florida and we met and trained with Google employees.

    Cons

    Working with different managers in the Best Buy locations, some were against vendors based on experiences from people that had nothing to do with you.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with your team, and treat them like adults, I loved the fact that my boss didn't dictate the work to us, because he communicated with us like adults we knew what we had to do, and because we loved him, we wanted him to shine.

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  5. Was a great company, still a really good company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MarketStar full-time

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great benefits, good people, still tries to be employee oriented

    Cons

    Since becoming a public company, bottom line matters more than employees

    Advice to Management

    go back to the days when the founder was in charge of company. Company truly followed the pillars set by the founder.

  6. Sales Associate

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MarketStar part-time

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

    Pros

    Coworkers and team lead were great. Flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Not what was promised when I was recruited by them. I was only given 2 weeks my position was eliminated. Lots of ups and downs. Some teams seem to lack motivation.

  7. Great company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MarketStar full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Family-focused company that gives you the tools to be successful.

    Cons

    Working for two different company leads to challenges.

  8. Great way to make extra money during the weekend

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    Current Employee - Sony Sales Specialist in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Sony Sales Specialist in Houston, TX

    I have been working at MarketStar

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very flexible work hours and self managed environment

    Cons

    Job security is not always guaranteed

    Advice to Management

    Because this is a weekend job, it would be a lot more helpful if management was easier to get in contact with over the weekend.

  9. Decent part time

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MarketStar

    Pros

    Flexible job for people working part time

    Cons

    No upward mobility, don't make this a career

  10. Great work life balance, great benefits, team builds. But most importantly poor compensation.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MarketStar full-time (more than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great work life balance, great benefits, team builds. Great place to get experience to get hired direct to a different Tech company.

    Cons

    Pay is not competetive. Management doesn't know anything about products or responsibilities. All they know is how to kiss up to the client. Training is awful. Upper management is never heard from or seen. They have no clue as to whats going on.

    Advice to Management

    N/A

  11. Family friendly, good work-life balance, managers that care about their employees, room for growth.

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    Current Employee - Business Intelligence in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Business Intelligence in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at MarketStar full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people in most of BI, lots of talented creative people, good work-life balance. Some room for career growth.

    Cons

    There could be more flexibility in job functions and roles.

    Advice to Management

    Marketstar has been a great place to learn and even grow. Management I've dealt with directly has been absolutely wonderful. I think there could be more room for employees to grow and start picking up projects, new or old, by applying themselves in new ways (new skills, new ideas, etc.).

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