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Decent Entry Level Job

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Current Employee - Manager Trainee  in  San Francisco, CA (US)
Current Employee - Manager Trainee in San Francisco, CA (US)

Pros

Drive a lot of cars.

Cons

Long hours. Busy in the summer. Sometimes branches don't look out for one another.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Teach entry level more of the computer instead of concentrating on sales.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Never enough

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager

    Pros

    Managers get company car (if one is left at the end of the day)
    There is always something that needs to be done (not going to get bored, just burnt out)
    Most off airport locations are closed on Sunday

    Cons

    Theme of "its not what you've done but for me but what will you do next?"
    Upper management try to operate a business a level or more removed from the actual work.
    Flavor of the day constantly changing.
    You're treated differently by how you perform- regardless of economic conditions/considerations.
    Very little instruction if you have any question- management says they're there to help but won't answer calls or instruct you to "figure it out".

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider your employees are your most valuable asset. You make all decisions based on "shareholder interest" and end up hurting your employees and operations badly. It's hard to build a business and take market share from competitors when you're restricted from using all tools in the box. Time to tell your shareholders to back off and ensure things will be ok in the long run. Too many decisions are made for the short term outlook.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Management Trainee = Underpaid Salesman/ Auto Detailer

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    Former Employee - Manager Trainee  in  York, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Manager Trainee in York, PA (US)

    Pros

    Cheap healthcare is nice, marketing is fun.

    Cons

    Get written up fairly often, vacuum cars with dress clothes on, Management Trainee position is not management training, its sales.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Restructure HLE staffing to differentiate: Managers, Salesmen, Drivers/Auto Detailers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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