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"Definition of Micromanaged sales force"

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Former Employee - Outside Sales Representative
Former Employee - Outside Sales Representative
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Freedom to plan your own day.

Cons

-Phone bock was the most useless "tool". Through off your entire day and really unproductive in setting appointments.
-Sales executives have the worst plan I've ever seen, basically want you to make fake appointments so their numbers look good.
-You are threatened by corporate on a weekly basis by not having enough CNA's which they know are fake.
-Corporate says you are paid to uphold the database, which means you are expendable at any time
-They monitor your activities so close any gaps need to be explained but you were actually presenting and closing a customer, they wanted activities.
-Vidcons are the biggest waste of time
-Every report contradicts one another, there are a million reports
-They want you to do all your work on your own time, but tell you your not paid for you time but your database

Advice to Management

STOP Micromanaging people, CNA forms are the worst sales form I've ever seen.

I did really enjoy the people I worked with, Corporate ruined any positive experience I had.

Other Employee Reviews for UniFirst

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Amazing"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay and bonus oppourtinity

    Cons

    Long hours, early mornings, bad weather, long drives


  2. Helpful (6)

    "Boys Club"

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

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

    Pros

    If you are a man, you will be hired, re-hired and/or promoted to positions that you are not qualified for.

    Cons

    Certain departments are expected to follow all the rules while others are treated like kings and that they can do no wrong no matter which policies or procedures they break on a daily basis.

    Advice to Management

    Get out of your office and get involved. Take an active part in your location and make sure stuff is actually being one.

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