Sharper Impressions Painting

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Sharper Impressions Painting Reviews

Updated May 4, 2015
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  1. Foreman

    Former Employee - Foreman in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Foreman in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay, good Managers, many high end repeat customers

    Cons

    Long hours during the peak season

    Advice to Management

    Looking forward to this year's big HOA project again. Three years in a row.


  2. Foreman-Manager-Boss!

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    Former Employee - Manager-Foreman in Nashville, TN
    Former Employee - Manager-Foreman in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Sharper Impressions Painting full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I was completely responsible for my crews, sales, and territory. It was a good gig to have prior to starting my family

    Cons

    Sometimes my contractors were wild and there could be miscommunication with home owners about colors and product, or the time their project was going to start

    Advice to Management

    i really liked having a back office with people to make calls, schedule appointments and help me out with whatever needs that may arise.


  3. Best Employer yet!

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    Former Employee - Denver in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Denver in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Sharper Impressions Painting part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    SIP provided me with large detailed contracts and abundant pay!

    Cons

    Winter months are slow but the summer makes up for it

    Advice to Management

    thank you for understanding when i had to leave to take a position with my fathers company! I see your crew around town and always wave!


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  5. sad to leave, great company

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    Former Employee - Foreman in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Foreman in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Sharper Impressions Painting full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I had to leave to spend more time with my wife and new baby but i loved working for sharper

    Cons

    Peak season hours are long, cant change the industry though

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work guys!


  6. Fair Company

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    Current Employee - Contractor in Kansas City, KS
    Current Employee - Contractor in Kansas City, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sharper Impressions Painting part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast Pay Detailed jobs communication with bosses is clear and often

    Cons

    waiting on the weather to clear for more work

    Advice to Management

    sell more interior jobs to keep me working in the winter


  7. one of the worst experiences of working with a company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    There are no pros working for this company

    Cons

    Owner wants you to sign a unilateral contract that only favors him


  8. Great Employer!

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    I am a single father and my position here gives me Flexibility with my daughters schedule.

    Cons

    Planning around peak season and off season for our industry has its challenges.

    Advice to Management

    Looking forward to many years of growing my territory with Sharper!


  9. Sales Manager for the Indianapolis market

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    Former Contractor - Sales Manager in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Contractor - Sales Manager in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Sharper Impressions Painting as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    The training was great No cold calling Technology savy company Pay for performance Small company with access to the owner

    Cons

    Seasonal business so quarters 2 & 3 are very busy and the 1 & 4 quarters are slow Not a lot of room for upward advancement but lots of room to grow your market and income Finding good painters can be challenging

    Advice to Management

    Find a way to help with the general liability and workers comp insurance for the painters


  10. The management/ leadership is very difficult to work under and for...very demanding and "heavy-handed.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sharper Impressions Painting full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There are no perks, the office culture is one of working in constant fear of if you make a mistake you can and will be fired. Absolutely NOT a light or happy/fun office.

    Cons

    Being directed by management to mislead unhappy customers.

    Advice to Management

    None


  11. District Manager

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    Former Employee - District Manager
    Former Employee - District Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Sharper Impressions Painting full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great training from the National Sales Manager. In person and very thorough. Company is successful and takes the time to develop and ensure you're prepared for the crazy amount of work. Very seasonal.

    Cons

    The business model leaves very little room for quote mistakes. No matter who is wrong...the customer, the company or the you, the painter takes it in the rear.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great training. Negotiate a better deal with the paint companies to keep costs low. Find a way to subsidize the material costs to leave some more margin for painters.



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