Marsden Reviews

Updated April 29, 2015
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    Current Employee - Cannon Crew Member in Honolulu, HI
    Current Employee - Cannon Crew Member in Honolulu, HI

    I have been working at Marsden (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    loved the people I've met

    Cons

    Time spent standing around doing nothing


  2. Mediocre

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Marsden full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Wide open promotion possibilities. Fair wage for what is asked.

    Cons

    Absolutely no leadership. No clear path to being promoted. Kind of a lottery in being at the right spot at the right time. Lots of family members hiring other family members.


  3. No training, you are thrown out to the wolves!

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    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in San Diego, CA

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Looks like a good company with good people with the financial support to have a big operation.

    Cons

    Even thou Marsden is in 45 states with billions in revenue basically through buying smaller competitors, there is not much of a company culture, there's not a unified way of doing things, knowledge is not shared among sales reps. -There is the concept of Marsden University, which is University of Phoenix in disguise without the "paper value". -The buddy training system does not work among sales reps because to each its own and results are king! - No results in 60 days and you are gone.

    Advice to Management

    The concept of Marsden University is bright, but you need to do a REAL Marsden University with a way to customize and homogenize knowledge the Marsden way and have a Marsden sales culture with true sales leaders that will help grow your people and your business - organic growth. Make your employees love Marsden and stop low balling it as "we didn't go to school to sell janitorial". If you are going to do something go big or go home!


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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    It seems as though the pay is competitive. Probably one of the better reasons to work there.

    Cons

    CEO and CIO favor family members - create positions for them. They give them raises and promotions for nothing. Not a good way to run a company. Other employees are not blind.

    Advice to Management

    Wake up executive team. You are going to lose good people with family favoritism,


  6. Great

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Marsden full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Small business and good people

    Cons

    Low benefits and little advancement


  7. I liked the experience I had with Marsden.

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    Former Employee - General Cleaner in Bloomington, MN
    Former Employee - General Cleaner in Bloomington, MN

    I worked at Marsden part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    While, my time with Marsden was short I would go back with them if I was rehired.

    Cons

    I didn't work with them long enough.


  8. I guess it could be worse.

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    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Minneapolis, MN

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Depending where you get placed the money is not to bad.

    Cons

    It is hard to climb the ladder to success.

    Advice to Management

    Follow through with what you say your going to do.


  9. Heavy

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Cleaner in Bloomington, MN
    Former Employee - General Cleaner in Bloomington, MN

    I worked at Marsden part-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Good pay and not heavy duties

    Cons

    Managers are clean freaks, and sexual harassment

    Advice to Management

    Loosing up



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