YTB International Reviews

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  1.  

    Great place to work

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    Former Employee - Bank Reconciliation Specialist  in  Wood River, IL
    Former Employee - Bank Reconciliation Specialist in Wood River, IL

    I worked at YTB International full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Wonderful atmosphere to work in.

    Cons

    Management needs to listen to employees when they see a potential problem

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    pleasant

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    Current Employee - Consultant  in  Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Consultant in Denver, CO

    I have been working at YTB International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    variety of tasks to focus on in order to earn revenue

    Cons

    low pay incentives per items

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    unavailable

  3.  

    Wish you Good Luck!

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    Former Employee - Senior Designer  in  Wood River, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Designer in Wood River, IL

    I worked at YTB International full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Wholesome atmosphere. Clean-cut employees. Great pay. Conservative. An opportunity to do the work that I love to do. Great personable senior management!!!

    Cons

    Little to no room to grow professionally. Company did not back its employees professionally.
    Company not stable financially. Many layoffs. Did creative work. Would have liked a more private area to do this creative work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You can only cut a business back so much. You've lost your best talent. There's no company left to run.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Give it a try!!!

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at YTB International

    Pros

    YTB International, Inc. was recognized as the 26th largest seller of travel in the U.S. in Travel Weekly's 2008 Power List, based on 2007 annual retail value of travel services booked. The Company provides Internet-based travel booking services for home-based independent representatives in the United States, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Canada, Bermuda, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

    Cons

    The Company operates through three subsidiaries: YourTravelBiz.com, Inc., YTB Travel Network, Inc., and REZconnect Technologies, Inc. YourTravelBiz.com focuses on marketing online travel websites through a nationwide network of independent business people, known as 'Reps.'

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    One rollercoaster ride after another

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at YTB International

    Pros

    The perks in my department were pretty good -- comp time for overtime worked; ability to work at home frequently. Company wide perks -- casual dress code year round: winter -- jeans, tennis shoes & sweatshirts; summer -- jeans, T-shirts, shorts, tennis shoes, & flip flops.

    Cons

    Pay is below average for same positions in this area. Only members of the "Good Ole Boys" club get promotions and can play golf and get paid for it. Promotions only go to buddies of the owners and upper management. WAY TOO many family members are hired and put in upper management positions. Owners/upper management are terrible at making intelligent business decisions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you really want to cut costs, stop laying off low paying hard workers. And start getting rid of the high paying loafers who do NOTHING productive, EVER. (TG, TC, GF, to suggest a few).

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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