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Updated August 22, 2017
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  1. "Inside Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Shofur full-time

    Pros

    Shofur has great great staff, the newest technology, and an assortment of healthy snacks in the break room.

    Cons

    Normal start up cons with Deep V necks everywhere.


  2. "Love it here!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Content Producer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Content Producer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Shofur is a great work environment. I really enjoy how fun and exciting the environment is. While we have a good time, we also work very hard and get some pretty challenging tasks. It's definitely one of the best startups to work for in Atlanta.

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Keep on keeping on!

  3. "Business Development"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Business Development in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great staff, flexible time off, healthy snacks, beer on tap!

    Cons

    Growing pains, with any business that is rapidly growing.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing, stay the course.


  4. "Shofur rocks!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Manager
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Love this job! Great pay and great benefits! The CEO is really awesome and pays for our lunch 75% of the time.

    Cons

    We work hard around here so if you consider that a con then so be it but I don't mind a little hard work.

    Advice to Management

    Give me a raise please


  5. Helpful (4)

    "Interesting company but many ethical concerns"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Shofur full-time

    Pros

    Hardworking leaders with strong potential for improvement and growth.

    Cons

    Company benefits from numerous fake reviews on Facebook and TrustPilot. User profiles on those sites are empty and review many of the Shofur brands. Leadership admitted to working with a third party on reputation management which led to fake reviews. The significant fake reviews (100s) hide honest negative reviews by diluting them.

    Company made up USBA/US Bus Association website to mimic the actual industry association ABA. The fake USBA is used to rank company brands like GoGoCharters as #1 in the industry.

    USBA also ranked Ally Bus as #1. People internally claimed Ally Bus is a fake competitor setup to make Shofur and Gogo Charters prices sound better.

    Four people left Shofur within a month of starting after learning of the fake information and sharing with management. Employees either left on own accord due to ethics concerns or were let go by leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Shofur and new brands like Charter Up have significant potential to improve the industry. Rely on quality customer service to grow company instead of fake reviews. Work with Facebook and TrustPilot to remove all fake reviews. Create a culture around customer service.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "A career not a job!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The clients are calling to you! No cold calls and rejection. The amount of opportunity is unreal. Just like any sales job there is lots of hard work to be put in but the results are well worth it.

    Cons

    The location is great but traffic can be bad, but it is Atlanta.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the open door policy going as the company grows. It is great to always know I can rely on the management team when I need help!


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Not a nightmare startup"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front End Developer in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Front End Developer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shofur full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Well stocked break room, nice whiteboards, newer laptops. CEO/CTO is typically nice and fair.

    Cons

    Typical startup culture. They will want you to work somewhat more than a typical large corporate company. CEO wears deep V-neck shirts.

    Advice to Management

    Move to a larger office.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Salary is Not bad and Not good"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It was easy to work for me. I really enjoyed the time when I worked in this company

    Cons

    Nothing. However I unfortunately have to go out this company because of our family.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Shofur"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Marketing Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is nice to walk into an office of motivated acossiates with different goals focusing on success. The ideal office environment is exceeded with Shofur's furniture and snacks available. The location of the office is perfect for commuters since it's right off the highway, you get to skip out on a lot of that buckhead traffic.

    Cons

    too many snacks, i have started gaining weight

    Advice to Management

    more flavors of gatorade besides the standard red, orange, and yellow.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Shofur - The best work environment so far!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Shofur full-time

    Pros

    Shofur has the best and most supportive team. The energy and ambition among the team is definitely contagious, and not a day goes by where you don't feel like you're part of a close knit family. Shofur's headquarters is also located in the heart of Buckhead Atlanta, along side many Fortune 500 companies and right next door to Atlanta Tech Village.

    Cons

    At Shofur there are certainly long hours. The work life balance is pretty good but if there is a big project then we have to stay late at work.

    Advice to Management

    Dear Shofur Management,

    The snacks constantly run out. Someone is taking the snacks home, especially the beef jerkey. Please have a larger beef jerkey reserve.


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