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"Inconsistent"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Plum District part-time (More than a year)

Pros

Flexibility of schedule, low pressure sales, ability to work from home, offers moms a good work/life balance while using skillset.

Cons

Decrease in commission structure, you are required to not only sell and close a deal but then you are only paid if your offer sells in your area which does not always happen.

Advice to Management

Maintain clear and consistent rules and regulations in all areas.

Other Employee Reviews for Plum District

  1. Helpful (1)

    "This is not a good group of people"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - District Consultant
    Current Employee - District Consultant
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Plum District part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The only good thing about this company is the other employees. The connections that are made in your local communities with the businesses that you will partner with.

    Cons

    An ever changing (and not for the better) compensation package. Division Directors that are so money hungry and have been drinking the Kool Aid for so long that they don't realize or just don't care how they treat their sales people and all of their recently fired regional managers.

    Advice to Management

    Stop abusing moms and get rid of your "for moms by moms" tag line as it is not a true testament of how you treat people. Do everyone a favor and file bankruptcy now so as to save more of your hard working employees the embarrassment of being let go suddenly and without just cause.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Poor leadership and a business concept that is past its prime"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Plum District as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    At the beginning, the promise of working from home, being an entrepreneur, and earning a decent salary was very exciting. Management showed models of our earning potential that were motivational.

    Cons

    The team and workflow was very disorganized. In particular, the CEO, Megan Gardner, was an ineffective and inexperienced leader. She was terrific at selling staff members on the promise of Plum District. But once you scratched through her rah rah speeches, HBS jargon, ever-changing financials, and mindless productivity practices, you saw that she was an inexperienced manager who cared much more about making a dollar and a name for herself than the wellbeing of her team.

    Advice to Management

    If you are a potential investor, stay away. This company and business model are sure to implode in the coming year.

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