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The Brick Reviews

Updated September 16, 2017
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Pros
  • good benefits, environment co-workers are good (in 9 reviews)

  • Coworkers are good people to work with (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • No work life balance and over saturation of report (in 10 reviews)

  • Long hours and no days off during events (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Good Opporunity"

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    Former Employee - Sales
    Former Employee - Sales

    I worked at The Brick full-time

    Pros

    Can make some pretty good money if you perform well.

    Cons

    Not everyone is suited for a position in sales


  2. "General sales manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, ON (Canada)
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great organization with great opportunities

    Cons

    Doesn't compensate as per market

  3. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good commission, relaxed workspace.

    Cons

    a lot of downtime, management is a mess. at the brick, the customer is never right. a lot of angry customers, horrible reviews at every location.

    Advice to Management

    train your sales people more and you wont have as many frustrated customers.


  4. "General sales manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The Brick full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good deals for staff purchase

    Cons

    Long hours and no days off during events


  5. "sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Saskatoon, SK (Canada)
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Saskatoon, SK (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at The Brick (More than a year)

    Pros

    commission based job, so u can earn whatever u wanna make.totally in ur hand.

    Cons

    to much politics at management level


  6. "the brick ops manager"

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

    I have been working at The Brick full-time

    Pros

    good company to work for. good benefits and good people

    Cons

    long hours and no days off during marketing events


  7. "Former employee"

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    Former Employee - National Health and Safety Coordinator in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - National Health and Safety Coordinator in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Brick full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Open door policy to share ideas and improvemnts

    Cons

    Too many executives and their outside influence

    Advice to Management

    Stick to the plan that works

  8. "GSM"

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    Current Employee - GENERAL SALES MANAGER in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - GENERAL SALES MANAGER in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company culture and positive learning expieriences.

    Cons

    Hours, lack of uniform sales management

    Advice to Management

    Reduce sale process


  9. "review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    they have great communication and visibility

    Cons

    No work life balance and over saturation of report. not enough support for sales people

    Advice to Management

    better communication, less report saturation


  10. "Confirmation / Project cordinatoer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great company, with family benefits.

    Cons

    Do not compensate good work ethic.

    Advice to Management

    Take of your good staff, that make the company move forward.


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