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TigerDirect Canada Chairman & CEO Richard Leeds
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Pros
  • Overall this is a great place to gain entry level experience (in 3 reviews)

  • Great place to meet all the vendors and to understand the way the business works (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • It's hard to sell when you're miserable (in 2 reviews)

  • This job is basically a waste of time with poor pay (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "it was a learning experience."

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    Former Employee - Customer Service in Pembroke Pines, FL
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Pembroke Pines, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    discount when it was available, all the technological toys and keeping updated with the latest gadgets

    Cons

    discount wasn't always available, only certain time of the month which discourages you from buying. management needs better training and growth in the company was limited.


  2. "Nonsensical business model"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Commission is uncapped, potential to make a lot of money

    Cons

    The many reasons why you won't get paid your commission

  3. "Good coworkers, everything else is lackluster"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TigerDirect Canada part-time

    Pros

    Good coworkers
    If you like tech/sales you'll like the job
    Good entry level job

    Cons

    Hard to sell products
    Management pushes sales too hard


  4. "Great place to learn"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at TigerDirect Canada full-time

    Pros

    Amazing place to learn
    Figured out the industry
    Made lots of connections and very people focused

    Cons

    Cold Calling
    Stress with increasing Quota
    Managers don't care about you just your results

    Advice to Management

    Give the employees time to learn your system and encourage them to do better and not just focus on the bottom line


  5. "Corporate Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Corporate Account Manager
    Former Employee - Corporate Account Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at TigerDirect Canada (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Learned lots about the industry
    - Great environment to learn
    - Lots of entry level and vetrans, no real in between

    Cons

    - Cold Calling
    - Heavy Sales Pressure

    Advice to Management

    Focus on value not price


  6. "Disappointed"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The coworkers were very friendly and great to work with

    Cons

    All the retail workers were laid off very suddenly without any notice from higher levels of managment.

    Advice to Management

    Upper levels of management should give an earlier heads up.


  7. "they was sold"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager
    Former Employee - Account Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at TigerDirect Canada full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good for beginners in sales

    Cons

    they was sold to PCM (USA)

  8. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - A+ PC Technician in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - A+ PC Technician in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly people, fun place to work, keeps busy

    Cons

    Horrible management, terrible inventory, unclean area

    Advice to Management

    Don't call yourself a manager if you don't know how to act like one.


  9. "Retail is dying"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good epp discounts, chill co-workers

    Cons

    unsupportive management with very little technical knowlege


  10. "Short term needs"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at TigerDirect Canada part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    decent for part time experience

    Cons

    there are no permanent employees except management. no benefits. too much pressure on selling extended warranties

    Advice to Management

    company closed


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