Smart Circle - I have actual guilt about my job. | Glassdoor
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    "I have actual guilt about my job."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Edina, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Smart Circle full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The skill-sets you're trained on in this company really are superb, and they're skill-sets that you can take with you to become a better employee and employer, depending on your role in the workforce. During my time with Smart Circle, I was trained on persuasion, fear of loss, indifference, and how to genuinely build a good relationship with my interviews. The company is also directed and led by some of the most outgoing...

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    Cons

    To be blunt, the company markets itself in ways that make it shady. The small offices are branded under different names throughout the entire country. The job postings it puts out elude to job opportunities that don't exist, essentially. As a recruiter, I was given information on jobs with titles like "Executive Regional Manager", which essentially eluded to a job position that would be granted, maybe, to the candidate,...

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    Advice to Management

    I don't know much about marketing or sales, and I'll be completely upfront about that, but what I do know is that there is a high turn around rate across the board for all positions held underneath upper management, and that the goals that this company sets for its employees, across the board, are hard pressed and very very hard to obtain. It's a stressful work environment for most people who become involved in the company,...

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    Smart Circle2018-04-03
  1. Helpful (3)

    "Assistant"

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

    I worked at Smart Circle full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fun, Great Boss, Nice coworkers, beautiful office

    Cons

    None none none none none

    Smart Circle2019-03-18
  2. "Brainwashes employees. I was the only person in the organization with a degree and the brains to see through the bs."

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    Current Employee - Team Leader 

    I have been working at Smart Circle full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent money for the work.

    Cons

    -Making everyone is big box retailers hate you -working in a Sams club -morning meetings at 7 am 3 times a week -no such thing as personal life or family life

    Advice to Management

    give up and get a real job

    Smart Circle2019-08-05

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