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- "Low pay and consumer cellular costumers" (in 185 reviews)
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- 3.0Apr 21, 2012Development RepresentativeFormer EmployeeBuffalo, NY
Market Source is an Outsourcing Company. they are hired by large corporations to perform jobs that essentially may have just been created; and or recreated. Large organizations shell out X amount of dollars to Market Source to " gain market share". The company saves money - by NOT actually putting people on their own payroll. If you are flexible with where you live - there are always job openings.
Cons are not the reason not to work there - but a MUST to consider if you are Not entering the work force, or under the age of 35. As stated above - this is an OUT-SOURCING company. There is little to no job security. If you are young, and not tied down to a home mortgage, and a family, this job is a perfect fit. I resigned Last month - on my 2 year anniversary due to the following reasons.: No one at Market Source nor the company that hired Market Source that I worked for - could answer the question : WHEN THIS CONTRACT WITH MARKET SOURCE RUNS OUT DEC 31 2012, WILL IT BE RENEWED. In 2 years that I was there - that question was broached by every one of the account reps... This is in NO WAY a motivator. We all were waiting for the other shoe to drop constantly. Additionally - word of advise - if you do go to work for them - and have a bonus check owed to you - DON'T QUIT TILL ITS IN YOUR HAND. I have been waiting nearly four weeks for a bonus check and getting no where with Payroll.1
- 2.0Sep 21, 2015Wireless Team LeaderCurrent EmployeeNowhere, OK
Flexible scheduling, no micromanagement, freedom given to grow sales with creative initiatives
Non-stop turnover and understaffing. No back-end bonus payout reporting. Little to no training for new hires.4
- 1.0May 2, 2019Senior Business AnalystFormer Employee, less than 1 yearAlpharetta, GA
- Paid weekly - Free coffee
- Lack of office supplies - Little to no training for commercial technology group - Expectation is to perform at high velocity despite above1
- 3.0Apr 7, 2021Tech RepresentativeCurrent Employee, more than 1 yearPrinceton, NJ
Top shelf mediocre starting job for anyone who is looking to get started in a base/commission opportunity
Little to no help from upper management. Training is thrown to you via hours of PowerPoint, with no overhead directions
- 3.0May 20, 2023Mobile Sales Associate (Target Tech)Former Employee, more than 1 yearCanton, MI
Fun environment, nice staff and ATT discount
they would force you to work long hours with little to no payMarketSource Response4mo
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- 2.0May 25, 2018Anonymous EmployeeFormer Employee, more than 3 years
Some of the people you work with in the Back Office are genuine and really great people to work with (not always your manager however). Medical benefits aren't bad, but not great. They offer dental and vision for corporate employees.
Be sure to know your value. In my years at the company they paid well under the market value for their employees. They depend on the 'culture' to cover for the pitfalls in salary. Every level of management understands that MarketSource underpays their back office employees, its one of those things that everyone knows but they don't advertise for obvious reasons. MarketSource also fills 'roles'. There are positions in the company that have little to no career path or growth. They will churn through these people like a machine. When asked management will respond that 'you need to define your own path' with little to no help from your manager. Some managers are much better at developing their people. I would ask in the interview about people in your role and where they've landed. Do not expect to do good work and be recognized for a promotion, it doesn't work that way. I've been told countless times. Get the experience you need/want from MarketSource and move onto better things.4
- 3.0Mar 27, 2015Team MemberCurrent Employee, less than 1 year
Reliable scheduling, working without supervision, and given full responsibility of job duties.
Little to no advancement opportunities. Full-time positions are limited, so even if you are promised an advancement, you must wait until a position is available.2
- 1.0Sep 12, 2017Anonymous EmployeeCurrent Employee
Laid back approach. People in store are nice
Management complains 2x a day about sales but does not training. Little to no training hands on. Managers and leads don't even follow rules.1
- 5.0Nov 23, 2015Talent Acquisition SpecialistCurrent Employee, more than 1 yearAlpharetta, GA
Great pay for top performing recruiters. Opportunity to make great commissions for top 20% of recruiters. A lot of advancement opportunities available. Growing company
Lack of ongoing training. Little to no brand recognition can make it challenging to recruit candidates.MarketSource Response8y
Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to hear that you are enjoying your position with us. MarketSource has recently created new employee growth programs that should help with this. With one of our core values being Open Communication, we encourage you to share this with your management team and ask about our Individual Development Programs.
- 3.0Aug 19, 2015Support TeamCurrent Employee, more than 1 yearAlpharetta, GA
flexible schedule mostly nice people decent pay
favoritism little to no opportunities for growthMarketSource Response9y
Thank you for your feedback. We are working hard on our initiative to provide more knowledge around opportunities within MarketSource. Please keep a look out in your internal communications for topics such as development planning and mentorship opportunities, which will both go to help with further career opportunities.