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Inconsistent direction from management

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Plum District as a contractor (less than an year)

Pros

Free lunch a few times a week and a fully stocked kitchen made working long hours bearable.

Cons

The management team was disorganized and seemed to have no idea how to interact with entry level employees without being condescending. The direction from management was also super inconsistent (i.e. one person assigning a task and another person mandating that you abandon that task and claiming that they've spoken with the task assigner only to hear from the original assigner that the task should have been completed days ago...bizarre I know.)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Bumpy like any Startup, but great people

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Plum District full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Really smart people, energetic culture, room to grow and explore your ideas. I hear the new management team is really smart and creative.

    Cons

    It went through some bumpy times like any startup, especially in the daily deal space. People got laid off, it really sucked. But a lot of the things people said on here tended to be rumors that were easily propagated because every one worked from home and spent a lot of time gossiping and freaking out for no reason. They definitely made some REALLY poor decisions, but there were also a lot of incredible people that were trying to do their best.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Sinking ship.

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - District Consultant
    Former Employee - District Consultant

    I worked at Plum District as a contractor

    Pros

    Ability to work from home, met some good people

    Cons

    Everything that people have said here is true - the turnover is insane. New supervisors every month or so, and constant "restructuring." Finally, in January, all of the part time consultants were told in a conference call that there was no more need for them after the month was over. They were restructuring and going for a full time sales force of four. For the entire country. Since then, lots of turnover in upper management, DCs not getting paid out on deals they closed before they left. I would be shocked if PD was around by the summer. This ship is sinking, fast.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Follow through on what you tell people. Remember that the moms who are out there working so hard are what made Plum District different from all the other deal sites. Now you are just like them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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