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CDW Reviews

Updated January 14, 2019
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Pros
  • "Benefits are good, good work/life balance and management seems to care about your ability to succeed" (in 165 reviews)

  • "Sets goals and works hand in hand with employees, also offers work from home options after 1 year" (in 50 reviews)

Cons
  • "work life balance could be improved" (in 57 reviews)

  • "Base salary is low, high turnaround due to a sales environment" (in 86 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Total Rewards"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CDW full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Looking at the whole picture, not many companies can compare to CDW. They offer total rewards that grow and evolve with your personal life and professional career.

    Cons

    Base pay needs to be more competitive

    Advice to Management

    Continue to invest in great talent!


  2. "Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Chandler, AZ
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Chandler, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CDW full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    CDW gives you all the tools and resources to assure your success .The earning potential is uncapped.

    Cons

    I am proud to be part of this companies history and witnessing first hand the visionary and strategy that makes this company the best at what they do and offer, I do not have anything negative to say.

    Advice to Management

    keep doing what your doing

  3. "Business Development Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CDW full-time

    Pros

    Excellent Culture and work life balance

    Cons

    Work is very fast paced


  4. "Great Culture To Work For"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CDW full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    busines s resource groups to network within-have access to c levels within the company-numerous opportunities for growth

    Cons

    change can be slow and hard to convince others to adapt


  5. "Great place to get your foot on the door"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reston, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CDW full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Many opportunities to learn fromany it leading companies.vendor agnostic and great environment.

    Cons

    Commission based is a hard way to start any career. There is a time period where you make bearly over base.

    Advice to Management

    Promote within. Less classroom training and now hands on showing how to sell.


  6. "Microsoft consultant"

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    Current Employee - Microsoft Consultant in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Microsoft Consultant in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CDW full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Company to work for.

    Cons

    I cannot find any cons -


  7. "Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CDW full-time

    Pros

    Great experience for new college grad, great atmosphere to make friends and network in the city, almost always a happy hour or event able to attend after work

    Cons

    Limited opportunities, limited upward mobility, low base pay, days can be long and grinding on the phone

  8. Helpful (1)

    "inside"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CDW full-time

    Pros

    they had food for the workers

    Cons

    the workload was a lot


  9. "Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CDW full-time

    Pros

    Very friendly environment and there is potential to make a lot of money

    Cons

    Management, compensation plan and benefits could improve

    Advice to Management

    More work life balance is needed. Work from home should be an option for everyone.


  10. "Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CDW full-time

    Pros

    Good hours and work life balance is fair.

    Cons

    Pay is not reasonable since commission is not available the first few months.

    Advice to Management

    Hold employees accountable for actions.