I worked at Appco Group full-time (Less than a year)
I worked as a Sales Reprentative and Professional Fundraiser at a Appco Group direct marketing agency in Pasadena, CA. The experience was definitely very formative, however it depends largely on the "Leader" you are paired with. I was luckily paired with a very good "Leader" so my experience was very beneficial, particularly for future sales positions. Other pros include:
- dynamic and fun work environment
- formative and extensive training process (however this depends on who trains you)
The recruitment and training process is not organized and can be very chaotic. Management does not always recruit often which makes the promotional process slow. Often times leaders are not accountable for their training process.
Advice to Management
Streamline recruitment practices, higher standards for recruitment, training, and retention.
I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Appco Group (Santa Ana, CA) in February 2016.
First interview went over the business, also in general what your goals are and why you wanted to interview.
The second interview they had one of their manager trainee discuss one on one in detail what the job requires and what exactly you would be doing. Then they have you fill out a paper in response to the information that was given to you by the trainee. Next, you either get the job or dont
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