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"Stability counts!"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Realtor, SSC, Consultant in Virginia Beach, VA
Current Employee - Realtor, SSC, Consultant in Virginia Beach, VA
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Long & Foster full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

I have worked in the original Virginia Beach office for 25 years. Excellent location and professional atmosphere! Looking for an office to transfer to or post your new license as a Reator? Come see me and I will give you the tour!

Cons

None! Absolutely no issues to speak of!

Other Employee Reviews for Long & Foster

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to be a Realtor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Realtor in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Realtor in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Long & Foster full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Full time manager (not a producer) dedicated to your business. Plenty of tools available and education opportunities to take advantage of.

    Cons

    Commission splits can be negotiated as a veteran Realtor, but you have to be factor in misc fees and a different split structure for rentals and BPO's, if that's a part of your business.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be shy about promoting personal branding.


  2. Helpful (6)

    "Underwhelmed"

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    Former Employee - Applications Support Analyst II in Chantilly, VA
    Former Employee - Applications Support Analyst II in Chantilly, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The benefits package is actually pretty good. Starting out you get 17 days of combined sick and vacation time per year. Onsite gym. Fringe benefits if you need to buy or sell a house. Mostly good people to work with in the IT dept.

    Cons

    Salary in the IT dept is abysmal compared to similar positions elsewhere, on the order of 30% below market or more. The dept has gone through round after round of lay offs only to have senior managers remain with essentially no staff to manage. Why do we need two VPs, a director, three senior managers and a coupe of managers for less than 50 people?

    No standards are enforced, only constant is that the CIO will not tell an agent that they can't have something. Outsourced help desk in Mexico and outsourced field engineers for break fix issues Development of internal apps is actually done in India, and departmental training is a joke.

    Advice to Management

    Senior management, especially in the IT dept is in need of a wake up call. They need to offer truly competitive salaries if they want to modernize systems and retain any of their competent people instead of laying off competent staff while keeping incompetent managers and staffers around just because they have however many years with the dept. They also need to actively assist with professional development to retain people, rather than hoping the economy will keep people in place.

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