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Future Electronics Reviews

Updated February 4, 2017
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Future Electronics CEO Robert Miller
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Pros
  • Great people, nice amenities, good work environment (in 14 reviews)

  • good knowledge on parts,good working environment,nice place to learn for freshers (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • Company should have more flexibility so that employees could have better work/life balance (in 6 reviews)

  • Management is micro management style, I feel like I an a pupil in secondary school, always come to ask you if you have done this and that (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Great people, nice amenities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Future Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Great people, nice amenities, good work environment

    Cons

    Too much time wasted on getting in required talk time rather than focusing on making sales.

    Advice to Management

    Talk time requirements made me feel like I was bugging customers more than helping them


  2. "VP"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Future Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Great business model established by the founder, Mr. Miller. He is a visionary in electronic distribution.

    Cons

    Centrally controlled out of HQ in Montreal.


  3. "Great Company!"

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    Current Employee - Advanced Engineer in San Ramon, CA
    Current Employee - Advanced Engineer in San Ramon, CA

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

    Pros

    Great environment and coworkers. Engineering team is very knowledgeable and are always ready to help. Specialists are excellent.

    Cons

    Unmotivated and complacent account mangers.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage sales team to support engineers in demand creation efforts


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  5. "Strong business model, great people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Future Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Strong business model, great people, global company, competitive salary,

    Cons

    No flex time, no option to work from home, not enough allowance for personal/sick time


  6. "Great company, excellent training"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Future Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Great company, good benefits, excellent training. Only left because I didn’t want to work in sales any longer.

    Cons

    Not enough time off, Too much talk time required


  7. "Excellent training programs"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Future Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Great cafeteria, great food, very convenient, good amenities, excellent training programs

    Cons

    Can never take time off or you fall behind. I worked from home a lot and put in extra hours in order to keep up and get everything done and meet required talk time requirements. Lots of favoritism in assigning accounts.


  8. "Decent salary, nice work environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Future Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Good training, decent salary, nice work environment

    Cons

    I didn’t see room for advancement in my position


  9. "Professional team, good benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Future Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Great people, professional team, good benefits

    Cons

    Very hard to have a decent work/life balance; long workday; long commute


  10. "Well structured/organized company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Future Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Great cafeteria, on-site dry cleaning service, ample & convenient parking. Well structured/organized company

    Cons

    Too much talk time required; focus is too much on hitting certain quotas and requirements rather than on making actual sales.


  11. "Good management, nice amenities"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Future Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Good management, nice amenities, lots of on-site services (food, ATM, dry cleaning, etc.)

    Cons

    Wasn’t conveniently located for me; found better paying job closer to home.



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