Plum District
1.9 of 5 40 reviews
www.plumdistrict.com San Francisco, CA 16 to 50 Employees

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Susan Kim

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21% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Old leadership was awful. I hope the new leadership can turn it around.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
San Francisco, CA (US)

I worked at Plum District full-time for less than a year

ProsFun people, cool office, catered lunches, most people are smart

ConsThe daily deal industry is tanking, so it makes no sense to join a company in that space. People are lied to and held in the dark. Leadership is very secretive.

Advice to Senior ManagementAgain, I worked under the old CEO and leadership team, but it was not a well run company. I hear the new CEO is better but it's still a dying industry. I would avoid it.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Exhausting with little reward.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Plum District full-time for more than a year

ProsFlexible, work-from-home position. Loved to meet with the local business owners.

ConsCrazy, stressful environment with insane stipulations from leadership.

Advice to Senior ManagementTreat your employees with respect.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I feel like I work for free, that my talents are being used and abused. Husband says this isn't a job, it's a hobby. Ha

District Consultant (Current Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

I have been working at Plum District as a contractor for more than a year

ProsFlexibility, No sales quotas or pressure to produce

ConsYou don't get paid for your hard work leading up to the sale. Then, your deal you sold runs and not too many people buy, you are left with not much of a reward for your hard work

Advice to Senior ManagementOffer DCs full time positions, pay them what they are worth

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Learned a ton. Left disappointed.

Home Office (Former Employee)
San Francisco, CA (US)

I worked at Plum District full-time for more than a year

ProsAt Plum District you were never bored. There was always more to do than you had time to do it in. Regardless of how long you'd been there you had a chance to contribute.

ConsRidiculously long hours - seeing colleagues online working at midnight was routine, as was getting work texts at 11:30pm. Mid-to-low pay, especially for the hours. Management was terrible at motivation and worse at transparency. Employee burnout was a constant.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Inconsistent

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Plum District part-time for more than a year

ProsFlexibility of schedule, low pressure sales, ability to work from home, offers moms a good work/life balance while using skillset.

ConsDecrease in commission structure, you are required to not only sell and close a deal but then you are only paid if your offer sells in your area which does not always happen.

Advice to Senior ManagementMaintain clear and consistent rules and regulations in all areas.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Avoid if you can -- unless you are in sales

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Plum District full-time for more than a year

ProsFree lunches and good PTO

ConsBrutal culture, senior management is clueless, high voluntary turnover and general lack of understanding of how to build a profitable business. Has had good talent but can't keep them.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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