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Silverleaf Resorts Reviews

Updated August 3, 2017
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Pros
  • Top sales people really do make a lot of money (in 8 reviews)

  • Enjoyed my co worker go to see many new places around the city opportunity to make a lot of money (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours, low pay if you don't make a sale (in 9 reviews)

  • Paycheck changes weekly, no gas allowance (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Tyler, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Tyler, TX
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Silverleaf Resorts full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good money constant flow of costumers

    Cons

    to many changes in management and directors

    Advice to Management

    listen to your sales reps


  2. "Recruiter"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Silverleaf Resorts full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    This was a great place to work before Holiday Inn Club Vacations purchased it

    Cons

    Holiday Inn Club Vacations Purchased and closed a dept. with over 500 employees, eliminating their jobs just before the holiday season.

  3. "Lead-gen"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Silverleaf Resorts part-time

    Pros

    teaches you how to sell and to approach strangers with confidence

    Cons

    your livelihood depends on where management decides to assign you on a given day


  4. "Good pay but not great conditions"

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    Former Employee - Lead Gen, Sales in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Lead Gen, Sales in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Silverleaf Resorts part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Base pay plus commission
    -Location of shift varied, sometimes got to go out of town to events
    -Managers were cool for the most part
    -Good sales experience/experience in just approaching people in general

    Cons

    -Extremely competitive so coworkers would do just about anything to snub your sale/lead
    -Shady company; we were instructed to fib quite a lot
    -Customers either loved you or hated your guts due to their previous experience
    -Not the most ethical work
    -A lot of the top employees got there by filling their sales pitch with lies which made it more common to get a customer who came screaming at you for "scamming" them

    Advice to Management

    Don't let your employees feel encouraged to lie to people about the company just to get a sale or a lead.


  5. "Silverleaf Review"

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    Former Employee - Field Promotions Representative in Albany, NY
    Former Employee - Field Promotions Representative in Albany, NY

    I worked at Silverleaf Resorts (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pays better than most college jobs
    Flexible Hours

    Cons

    The companies has quotas that must be hit
    Most people are not receptive to a time share sales pitch this makes them rude and nasty.


  6. "Wonderful"

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    Former Employee - Accounts Payable in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Accounts Payable in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Silverleaf Resorts full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Working at Silverleaf Resorts Inc. was wonderful because it was in a great location, they appreciated their employees by giving incentives such picnics, lunches, bonus, spiff and celebrated employees birthdays. They had a great benefits package as well, which included tuition reimbursement (when I first started). I was allowed to worked as many hours as need to complete a project and I was promoted 5 times within the company.

    Cons

    The building wasn't secure enough.

    Advice to Management

    Dedication and fair to all.


  7. "Good money if you put in the effort"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Silverleaf Resorts full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    cool events, good earning potential, good coworkers

    Cons

    voice is never heard, misleading company policies, no transparency, no growing potential

    Advice to Management

    listen to employees ideas

  8. "Good work family."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Silverleaf Resorts full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    They were a great work family.

    Cons

    Became difficult to work with some of upper mgmt.


  9. "Okay place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Silverleaf Resorts full-time

    Pros

    Everything was good about the company

    Cons

    The salary could be better and training


  10. "OPC"

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    Former Employee - OPC Agent in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - OPC Agent in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Silverleaf Resorts full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The best job I've ever had. I loved the people, working at Six Flags and the massive paychecks.If one is motivated to approach hundreds of people, follow a consistent pitch and close hard, you will be successful.

    Cons

    All markets were shut down (Glassdoor is making me do a review).
    I miss you all,
    Tom
    OPC-Chicago North


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