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Beauty Systems Group Reviews

Updated April 23, 2018
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Pros
  • "Many free products to sample, great customers and teammates, many product offerings, flex schedule" (in 9 reviews)

  • "Loved working with the customers, nice employee discount, decent hours for retail" (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "No opportunities for growth within divison and low pay" (in 13 reviews)

  • "No direction or training from upper management" (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "master waxer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Beauty Systems Group full-time

    Pros

    people, product, travel, good pay, meet new people

    Cons

    travelling, pay, stay in hotel, you have a roommate, away from family


  2. "Wonderful People at Field Level"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous in Denton, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Denton, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Beauty Systems Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great field sales teams, wonderful team environment

    Cons

    Executive Management has no idea who their customers are or how to market to them despite field sales constantly trying to offer feedback. Programs for field sales teams are an afterthought at best.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the people servicing your customers, they are the field sales and sales management staff. Customers are human beings not algorithms.

  3. "A satisfying job that treated uwell"

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    Former Employee - District Manager
    Former Employee - District Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Beauty Systems Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Decent employee discount, lots of free product, and a real connection to the Beauty World,you connect with lots of wonderful people

    Cons

    Definitely on the lower scale for pay and you're kind of lost in the shuffle because they're so much changing

    Advice to Management

    Hey are people better and don't expect stores to run on skeleton staffs and continue to hold them responsible for so many things they cannot control along with not having the Manpower and time to achieve their goals


  4. "na"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Beauty Systems Group full-time

    Pros

    It was an easy job.

    Cons

    No social life, always working. ALWAYS had overtime, could never catch a break.

    Advice to Management

    Manage better so there's not as much overtime. Maybe that would help your turn over rate.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Coordinator in Hell, MI
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Hell, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Beauty Systems Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are good, compensation fair.

    Cons

    High quality employees are terminated because they worked hard to reach a salary level that the company does not want to pay. So they label it "restructuring". Then in turn new employees are hired at a much lower salary but with that comes a much lower skill set. The end result is poor customer service and frustration among fellow employees. Management who have friends in upper management seem to be able to make continual errors and have little professionalism as long as they "take ownership" yet do nothing to improve.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to the employees that are truly making a contribution to the business. Look past the end of your nose and maybe you will see the real picture. COMMUNICATE!!!! if the ship is going down, you might want to let your crew know rather than bury your head in the sand and pretend that you don't know anything.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Denton, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Denton, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Beauty Systems Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Many free products to sample, great customers and teammates, many product offerings, flex schedule. Good health benefits. Fun job for someone right out of college, doesn't mind a low salary and not a stressful
    Job.

    Cons

    Franchise division of upper management is disconnected with sales reps . What we did 15 years ago doesn't always work in 2017. No consistent valuable training and valuable professional development opportunities in place. No opportunities for growth within divison and low pay.

    Advice to Management

    Do not be so reactive and have a plan b in place when sales are not met. Do not go into panic mode and have a long term strategy. I Did one review of company in 10 years. Have them more often and it may improve co and obstacles the co faces before they happen. Do 360 reviews every year. U will
    Learn a lot!


  7. "Assistant Buyer"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Buyer in Denton, TX
    Former Employee - Assistant Buyer in Denton, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Beauty Systems Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The vendors you will be working with are all very friendly.

    Cons

    Micromanagement is a common theme among all managers/directors. Morale lacks in this company due to lack of employee recognition events.

    Advice to Management

    Take time to plan fun events for the employees that work very hard for a company. Show appreciation.

  8. "Outside sales consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Santa Maria, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Santa Maria, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Beauty Systems Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Set your own hours, set accounts to call on.

    Cons

    They expect way too much for the 12% compensation you get. Monthly goals are way to high and sometimes unachievable.

    Advice to Management

    Look at each individual territory instead of having the same goals for others in higher volume areas.


  9. "Sally Beauty Holdings"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager of Key Accounts in Pottsville, PA
    Former Employee - Senior Manager of Key Accounts in Pottsville, PA

    I worked at Beauty Systems Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Largest Beauty Distributor. Great people.

    Cons

    Large corporation that works departmentally.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "District Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - District Manager in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - District Manager in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Beauty Systems Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great working hours, excluding the travel time. Good people in stores for the most part.

    Cons

    No direction or training from upper management. Treated poorly. Left out there to fend for yourself. A favoritism company

    Advice to Management

    Train your people properly to succeed in their position.


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