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Author Solutions Cebu City Reviews

Updated 16 Nov 2019

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2.6
61%
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61%
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Author Solutions CEO Bill Elliott
Bill Elliott
7 Ratings
  1. "American Book Publishing and Marketing Specialist"

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    Marketing Consultant in Lahug
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Author Solutions

    Pros

    High Comissions and Employee well Appreciated

    Cons

    Hard Selling, inbound and outbound

    Author Solutions2019-04-12
  2. "Not bad. Good working environment"

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    Former Employee - Copywriter in Cebu City
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Author Solutions full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Salary was good. The environment and the people were good and friendly.

    Cons

    Sometimes the offices get really cold. Not too much problems

    Advice to Management

    Those employees who were laid off due to job redundancies should've been helped more on getting new jobs.

    Author Solutions2019-11-16
  3. "Good training ground"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Lahug
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Author Solutions full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good training ground for a complex organisation

    Cons

    Run and managed by capitalist so not so much appreciation for people

    Advice to Management

    Value your people

    Author Solutions2019-07-24
  4. "Politics plays a big role in this company."

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    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Cebu City
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Author Solutions full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    company outings and some people you work with. No specified work clothes standard.

    Cons

    you have to know somebody to go up.

    Author Solutions2019-07-21
  5. "Good pay"

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    Former Employee - Copy Editor in Cebu City
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Author Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work environment was neutral. Typical office

    Cons

    Floor was too noisy to get work done

    Advice to Management

    Separate the copy editors from the rest of the department. M

    Author Solutions2019-07-16
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Horrible work-life balance"

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    Former Employee - Publishing Assistant in Cebu City
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Author Solutions full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good salary package Bosses dont micro manage

    Cons

    They require overtime and a 6 day work week consistently. Negative atmosphere

    Author Solutions2019-07-05
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Publishing Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Minglanilla
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Author Solutions full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good training ground for sales wannabes.

    Cons

    The company is terrible when it comes to managing their employees - forced overtimes, forced Saturday work, unfair lead distribution, favoritism , politics, discrimination for LGBT, bullying, toxic environment. They only rip off their customer's money.

    Advice to Management

    Change.

    Author Solutions2019-06-21
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Unfair Leadership"

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    Current Employee - Specialist in Lahug
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Author Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Salary, Good Medical Benefits, Good Dental Benefits

    Cons

    Unfair Leadership Discriminate employee Unfair treatment to employee

    Advice to Management

    Stop discriminating your employee

    Author Solutions2018-08-15
  9. "Stable Company"

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    Current Employee - Publishing Consultant in Cebu City
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Author Solutions full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - High Base Salary for Sales - Enticing Spiff - Legitimate Publishing Imprints

    Cons

    -Lower Commission Rate with threshold - Healthcare is only given upon regularization

    Advice to Management

    Give option for Sales a salary scheme between the current and the previous (on combination of the based salary and commission rate) Healthcare should be at least upon the start or upon passing the training

    Author Solutions2018-04-21
  10. "Selling Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Sales Supervisor in Cebu City
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Author Solutions full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Effectively coach and develop a high performing team of call center sales representatives Providing a professional and excellent level of customer service with existing and new customers. Assist the Sales Manager in revising and implementing the sales strategies plans. Assist the Sales Manager in generating sales opportunities Provide sales training,on-going mentoring to staff and live coaching Review and... evaluate sales staff performance Handle personnel issues and problems Monitor, analyze and take accountability for performance affecting improvements in sales/revenue growth, sales productivity, sales quality and optimization of customer satisfaction Ensure that the KPI's are appreciated and understood by the sales agents

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    Cons

    As a Supervisor you also have your own quota, you need to hit the daily metrics and you need to manage your team daily.

    Advice to Management

    Give more opportunities to Supervisor, let them do their own job, dont let them focus on generating revenues for the company.

    Author Solutions2018-03-05
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