Tech Data

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1 person found this helpful  

Good company to work for

  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Marketing Account Executive in Clearwater, FL (US)
Current Employee - Marketing Account Executive in Clearwater, FL (US)

I have been working at Tech Data full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Good corporate culture.
Room to grow
Good starting point for career in IT disti
Great executive leadership

Cons

Lack of formal training
Mediocre middle management

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Formalize a training and on boarding process for ALL positions

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    Own your own business, but politics are everywhere

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Product Sales Champion in Clearwater, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Product Sales Champion in Clearwater, FL (US)

    I worked at Tech Data full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Moderate salary allows for survival when you don't hit 100% bonus. It's easy to be promoted if you start at the bottom. Your skills and talent will outshine a lack of degree or other shortcomings. You're given ownership of your sales cycle and marketing in some cases.

    Cons

    Politics come before all else; If you play the game and make friends with everyone, you'll be just fine. Your success and enjoyment of the position really depends on your team, manager and who you interact with on a daily basis. It's a campus of 2,500 people, so it's easy to get lost in the shuffle.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't freak out about phone stats. Track your PSCs by their goal achievement and don't worry about whether it's coming by e-mail, IM or phone. Not all of our customers enjoy being interrupted by a phone call when they asked for an e-mail.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Champion of Management Churning

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Swedesboro, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Swedesboro, NJ (US)

    I worked at Tech Data full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    TD is really good at training employees. They have an excellent tutuition reimbursement program. They do a great job at following a succession planning program.

    Cons

    This is one company that specializes on manager churning. Instead, of working to develop they believe in throat slashing. This is really detremental to the associates and inhibits the change process or any process from moving forward.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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