ReachLocal - Churn and Burn recruiting and sales model | Glassdoor
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"Churn and Burn recruiting and sales model"

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Former Employee - Internet Marketing Consultant in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Internet Marketing Consultant in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at ReachLocal full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Excellent training in the are of search engine marketing and google certification. One week in "boot camp" is equivalent to a semester at a major university.

Cons

Very competitive sector competing against all the companies calling on businesses who promise to rank them at #1 on Google search results pages). Income potential is overstated to get new-hires to accept position. Their average length of employment is estimated to be 9 months to 1 year.

Advice to Management

Your unique selling proposition needs work. Mandatory telephone "blitz day" each week is miserable.

Other Employee Reviews for ReachLocal

  1. "Phenomenal"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    -Leadership will take a chance on someone very green in their career
    -Collaborative team effots

    Cons

    -More direct lines of communication


  2. Helpful (8)

    "Looking for six months of employment...join ReachLocal"

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    Current Employee - Believer of False Promises in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Believer of False Promises in Plano, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The training is probably second to none. They prepare you for what seems like it would be an easy job.

    Cons

    Turnover. A "senior rep" only requires about 4 months tenure. They can't hire people faster than they fire them or they willingly resign. False promises are delivered daily. "Things are changing", yet things have only gotten worse in the past year. The reputation of the company makes the sale a very difficult process.

    Advice to Management

    If you say you are going to do something, deliver on it. People are tired of being lied to and baited.

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