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The Acquisition Group Reviews

Updated 6 November, 2018
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Pros
  • "The Acquisition Group provides a fun and welcoming work environment with flexible hours to meet your schedule" (in 22 reviews)

  • "Everyone starts from an entry level position and slowly make your way up to management" (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long working hours, Door to Door Selling" (in 26 reviews)

  • "Long hours, unorganized at times" (in 49 reviews)

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  1. "Marketing Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Consultant in Edmonton, AB
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Consultant in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Acquisition Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Fun, Fast paced environment. Thanks to TAG, I made a ton of great connections and have grown significantly both personally and professionally speaking.
    -On daily basis I work with a group of committed individuals who are here to strive and not just to survive
    -Multiple avenues of marketing such as makes everyday unique and exciting

    Cons

    -The learning curve could be considered difficult by some but honestly everything that's easy was hard at some point. My advice is to put in the effort and reap the rewards

    The Acquisition Group Response

    7 Nov, 2018 – Human Resources Team

    Thank you for sharing your experience with us. This kind of insight is so useful for our continued growth as an organization.

    Individuals that are dedicated to hard work and building meaningful... More


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Account Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Acquisition Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everyday is a different day working with The Acquisition Group, while working here I have received training and mentorship on a daily basis, growth opportunities, and get to work with people who I consider my family now.

    Cons

    You have to commit to you work, this isn't a job where you show up and exchange your time for money, you have to work hard.

    The Acquisition Group Response

    7 Nov, 2018 – Human Resources Team

    We really appreciate you sharing your experience with us. Thank you!

    It is so encouraging to hear that one of our main values, growth, plays a big part in your role with The Acquisition Group. A... More

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good summer Job to make money"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Acquisition Group full-time

    Pros

    Big commission
    Perfect to improve comm skills

    Cons

    No salary base
    They don't provide transportation

    Advice to Management

    Get more benefits to your employees.

    The Acquisition Group Response

    7 Nov, 2018 – Human Resources Team

    Thank you for this helpful feedback.

    It is exciting to hear that you improved your communication skills and crushed your commission goals with The Acquisition Group! We also appreciate you... More


  4. Helpful (2)

    "marketing manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Acquisition Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    performance based position, hard work pays off in promotions and pay!

    Cons

    very hard work and challenging

    Advice to Management

    none to pass on !

    The Acquisition Group Response

    1 Nov, 2018 – Human Resources Team

    Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We really value insight like this from our team.

    It is great to hear that your hard work is paying off with promotions and pay. Being able to offer... More


  5. Helpful (2)

    "A place where you are treated like Family"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burnaby, BC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Acquisition Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It is a blessing to work with driven individuals, full of passion and energy, being involved in challenging projects in a creative environment always learning something new. The feeling that this company is like a family business and not just a typical punch in/out job, everyone works as a family, they care about each other and never hesitate to help out if needed.

    Cons

    no cons for the time being

    Advice to Management

    Spend a little time once in a while with the other departments supporting the business other than the GM/MM/Agents.

    The Acquisition Group Response

    1 Nov, 2018 – Human Resources Team

    Thank you for sharing this great feedback with us.

    The passion and energy that drives this company forward come from hard working team members like you. We are so glad that the feeling of support... More


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Great team culture"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SMC to TRM in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - SMC to TRM in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Acquisition Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    managers and leaders work with me to grow and enhance my skills, feel supported, get their focus and attention

    Cons

    wasn't always supported but this year feels different like a year of growth and change and all around

    Advice to Management

    depend more on the more junior people to bring ideas to the table - we might have good ideas

    The Acquisition Group Response

    24 Oct, 2018 – Human Resources Team

    Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Feedback is important to our continued growth as an organization.

    It is very encouraging to hear that you feel supported by... More


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Marketing Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Consultant in Kamloops, BC
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Consultant in Kamloops, BC

    I worked at The Acquisition Group (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunity to develop sales skills
    Great work environment

    Cons

    Commision decreases every 6 months.
    Long hours and long work trips

    The Acquisition Group Response

    24 Oct, 2018 – Human Resources Team

    We appreciate your feedback regarding your time working with The Acquisition Group. It is great to hear that you had an opportunity to develop your sales skills, and that you enjoyed the great... More

  8. "Sales Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Surrey, BC
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Surrey, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Acquisition Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good job if you are good at convincing.

    Cons

    Some of your superiors might try to pull you down if you perform very well on the very first day as its all commission based

    Advice to Management

    Make managers based on their personality and enthusiasm and not just looking at their sales

    The Acquisition Group Response

    24 Oct, 2018 – Human Resources Team

    Thank you for sharing your feedback.

    We work hard to develop managers and leaders at the Acquisition Group. Our management team prides themselves on encouraging and supporting team members to... More


  9. "Small Business Sales"

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

    Pros

    Good learning opportunity regarding sales

    Cons

    Long working hours, Door to Door Selling

    The Acquisition Group Response

    24 Oct, 2018 – Human Resources Team

    Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you are enjoying the opportunity to learn about sales with The Acquisition Group.

    We value your success. Please let us know if we can... More


  10. "Why are you lying to your potential employees?"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Vancouver, BC
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Acquisition Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You can walk on the street all the day and been rejected by 50 people, and your manager will give you a lot of help and encourage, but they will never promote you.

    Cons

    Long working hours
    Brian wash you, make you feel like you will be promoted and you are growing, but instead, you got a lot of useless selling skills.
    No base salary, walking all day long.

    Advice to Management

    treat your employees fair

    The Acquisition Group Response

    24 Oct, 2018 – Human Resources Team

    Thank you for your review. We value all of our team members and appreciate the opportunity to address your concerns.

    Our management team prides themselves on encouraging and supporting team... More


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