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"A lot of opportunities with a rapidly growing company"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Account Executive in Milwaukee, WI
Current Employee - Account Executive in Milwaukee, WI
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

base + commission and full benefits, work hard/play hard mentality, opportunity for advancement from within, Spiffs and different sales contests makes it very rewarding

Cons

First couple weeks of training can get boring with a lot of reading sales books and writing weekly reports, CRM system the sales team uses to prospect needs a lot of cleaning up

Advice to Management

play a larger role in closing deals instead of just talking about the activity that takes to get there

Other Employee Reviews for Zywave

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Very good company that offers fantastic opportunities"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Partner Support in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Partner Support in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zywave full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Growing fast
    - Normally promotes from within. I have been promoted once, and I feel its possible to go higher
    - Open communication - management shares specific numbers & is more candid than I have ever seen
    - Lost of fresh energy in all teams
    - Easy to make friends and attend social events
    - Sr. management, especially Jim Emling, really has a stunning grasp on the details of the whole company. He is a bit tough to get to know, but once you do, he's really impressive.

    Cons

    - Some of the middle managers are pretty new at their jobs - they were good individual performers, but do not have a lot of training.
    - Performance review process seems forced.
    - Bonuses seem hard to achieve 100% payout - I got 70% last year, but it seemed like a good year

    Advice to Management

    - Consider making the bonuses more achievable. It feels like they are set too aggressively.
    - Provide more training for newer managers.
    - Provide more access points to senior managers (all teams).

    Other than that, keep up the great work. It's fun to be part of a high tech company in my hometown of Milwaukee that is growing.


  2. Helpful (7)

    "Sadly Disappointed"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Director
    Current Employee - Product Director
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some very high quality people in middle management. Large sales team that works the market.

    Cons

    Upper management has a lot to learn when it comes to running a successful company. It’s a combination of their inexperienced and their inability to communicate effectively to their workforce and the market they serve.

    Advice to Management

    When entering a new industry you know very little about perhaps show a bit more humility. Long-time industry veterans that have earned their respect over time don’t appreciate the new kid on the block stepping in with such an aurora of arrogance. Respect must be earned, it can’t simply be bought.

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