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"Learning experience"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - On-Site Services Specialist
Current Employee - On-Site Services Specialist
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

A pro for me is working by myself in my own mailroom. Meeting new people.

Cons

Not having much freedom as to when you want to take time off, having to give 30 days notice is not convenient. A lot of rules, but no one around to enforce them.

Other Employee Reviews for Ricoh

  1. "Good if you have no other option for a paycheck"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    (Some) co-workers make it an enjoyable environment

    Cons

    micro managing. Sketchy salesman tactics


  2. Helpful (6)

    "Stressful and unrealstic sales goals"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Sales in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Full benefits (yet on the high side), good for first time sales person as long as they can operate on their own.

    Cons

    The Chicago area alone has over 100 sales people - not enough accounts for sales to operate at plan, unrealistic sales goals, every position has same quota regardless of account base or experience, lot of initiatives, very little gets accomplished. Management activities driven by checking the box of what they need to do vs. looking at the reality/benefit of the activity. Internal processes are a nightmare. Use very little of the technology they sell. Lots of politics, managment slow to respond on most issues. Base salaries are very low and the comp plan is difficult to understand (over 20 pages) and commission system is very dysfunctional, never know if you are getting paid right, commissions payouts are very low as well. Probabaly the worst culture ever seen, everyone talks about looking for a new job or just how bad it is there.

    Advice to Management

    Set realistic expecations. Do what you say you are going to do. Sr. Mgmt...have more interaction with your staff, especially the sales people.

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