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Current Employee - VBU Sales in Chicago, IL (US)
Current Employee - VBU Sales in Chicago, IL (US)

I have been working at CareerBuilder

Pros

- premium skill development platform
- rewards hard workers
- Cars.com + Groupon are two companies that actively sought to duplicate CareerBuilders entry level sales foRce success.

Cons

- Narrow Vision + Lack of Flexibility from the top leadership....
  Leadership has a round hole that they insist everyone fit into....
  End result is frustrated + demotivated sales teams.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

The VBU does what you want it to do but I believe it's future+ long term success require a significant philosophical process change. The best reps in the VBU consistently report "hating their lives". Figure out a different productivity optimizer other than activity blahnonstop,

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    Salaries Way Too Low - Demotivating

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CareerBuilder

    Pros

    Benefits are incredible, including a generous PTO policy. Flexible work schedule makes it easier to maintain a good work and life balance.

    Cons

    The salaries are jokingly low for the demands put upon employees. Whenever people are fired, quit or laid off, they are rarely replaced, making extra work for those who are already overworked and underpaid. Diamond Club trip is ridiculous, those who are chosen are chosen on criteria that varies widely by department.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase pay for non-sales positions to reduce turnover. The functions of the company outside of sales are necessary for success, yet many quality people have left due to ridiculously low pay.

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    Customer Care

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norcross, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norcross, GA (US)

    I have been working at CareerBuilder

    Pros

    *Great culture
    *Great people
    *Plenty of additional learning opportunities
    *Most people are passionate about success
    *Constant change makes it exciting

    Cons

    *Favoritism abounds
    *Recognition doesn't always go to the people who deserve it.
    *Communication between departments can be lacking causing ineffiencies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure you are rewarding and recognizing the people who make your business run like clockwork. Improve communication between departments by holding joint planning meetings or just ensuring notification is given.

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