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"The opportunity is there."

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Current Employee - Field Representative in Columbus, OH
Current Employee - Field Representative in Columbus, OH
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

The opportunity is there for you to make good commissions. Once you build your book of business and have established relationships with clients in your area you can really have your sales go up.

Cons

You wont make an excessive amount of money in the short run or with a small number of clients. The real reward is with greater business. Unfortunately, you are at the mercy of your territory. esearch what sales are you would be placed in to make sure its worthwile.

Advice to Management

Make corporate training one week instead of two. Then have us back in a years time for one more week of training to officially change our titles from "field representative" to "consultant".

Other Employee Reviews for Tradesmen International

  1. Helpful (1)

    "RUN!!!!"

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    Current Employee - Field Representative in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Field Representative in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Tradesmen International full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Easy to get hired and should be used as a short term job until you find a real one.

    Cons

    Income is REALLY bad, In the role of a Territory Rep, you basically get paid to be yelled at by the clients due to the ridiculous employees Tradesmen puts out in the field. Tradesmen will tell you that they have qualified workers for you to place on your sites but in reality, the quality of the worker is no better than what someone could pick up at the local Home Depot parking lot.

    Advice to Management

    Put some money into the sales team, they are the company’s bread and butter. Try hiring managers who are actually qualified to be managers and place a higher value on educated employees. Working for this company felt like the Twilight Zone with the poor decisions, extremely odd people in the corporate office and worst of all, the over the top attitudes of superiority coming from corporate. For God sakes you guys live in Ohio! Joe Wesley should sell to a company who understands how to run a large company.


  2. "Working for a trade specific temp. to hire service"

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    Former Contractor - Combionation Welder in Dallas, TX
    Former Contractor - Combionation Welder in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Tradesmen International as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    they will find a trade specific job for you, and the pay is just short if not equal to your trades or area of expertise pay scale, also after a time period of employment they have a benefit package which is rare from a temp to hire service

    Cons

    depending on your trade some of the work is few and far between assignments and travel distance can be a issue

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