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Interesting but not my favorite
Sales Caller (Former Employee), Painesville, OHAugust 9, 2014
Pros: i had my own desk
Cons: not geeting to go out on my calls and meet customers
My mother was working here before I did, and she informed me of it because she knew that I am good at sales. It required no moving around and I had my own desk to make calls to potential Kirby customers. It was a fun job but ended after a major car accident in December 2006 and by the time that I healed, I was no longer needed by the company.
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productive environment with a busy work week and great pay
Sales Representative (Current Employee), Liverpool, NYJuly 30, 2014
Pros: pay
Cons: breathing asbestos
great working in a group or independent working hard everyday with great pay
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productive
Salesman (Former Employee), henrietta, nyJuly 5, 2014
long and boring , learned different ways on how the Kirby works, co-workers were OK , hardest part was finding a house to show , not that organized and professional , enjoyable part was meeting different people.
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Loved it
Sales (Former Employee), Conroe, TXMay 28, 2014
Pros: none: just great pay!
All the new people and personalities i would come across made the 1h45min drive worth it. i made to much money for me to know to do with and the managers/supervisors were awesome
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Great way to meet new people
Dealer Sales Representative (Former Employee), Topeka, KSMay 15, 2014
Good way to meet new people, but very un stable as far as work.
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Fun workplace enviroment just not enough pay compensation.
Sales Representative (Current Employee), New Orleans, LAJanuary 22, 2014
Pros: good lunches
Cons: not enough hours or pay.
Working at Kirby was a fun experience. I learned to be a salesmen and learned that the only way to make money in this company was to learn all about the product.
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good
Door to door sales (Former Employee), Salem, ORJanuary 2, 2014
Pros: good staff
Cons: long work days
hard work with allot of learning about the sales feild. long days lots of face to face interaction. great co-workers
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Selling vacuums door-to-door
Sales Rep (Former Employee), Texarkana, TXDecember 31, 2013
Pros: win trips, work when you want to
Cons: knocking on doors after dark, staying out late
Exceeding sale goals each month. Crew lead supervising 6 to 12 people. Demonstrated product to prospective clients. Handled resolving problems if vacuums did not perform. Quoted prices, warranties and delivery dates
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GREAT product, bad employment
Salesman (Former Employee), Wichita, KSDecember 11, 2013
Kirby is by far the best vacuum cleaner in the world, but good luck trying to sell them door to door. Purely compensation pay.
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Great for those who like the field of sales
Dealer Sales Representative (Current Employee), Lansing, MINovember 8, 2013
Pros: free coffee
Cons: commission
Going door to door to present a product that could benefit the cleanliness of homes. I learned customer service, the value of sales, and I can create opportunities through effort and dedication. The management was pretty dead on either you come in daily to become successful or don"t come in at all. Co-workers were pretty friendly I felt no criticism – more... or critiquing from anyone. The hardest part of the job was being able to sell the product and convincing customers why this product could help you and your family. – less
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This company has a great product.
Sales (Former Employee), Utica, NYOctober 22, 2013
Pros: light traveling
Cons: commission only salary
With the lead I received from the telemarketers, I would call the customer to reconfirm the appointment. At the appropriate time, I went to the customers home and demonstrated the product. I learned to communicate well with the public. My favorite part of the job was meeting new people.
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door to door sales
Processed sales (Former Employee), moorpark, CASeptember 26, 2013
I personally am not a fan of door to door sales but it suites some people.
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Unprofessional management and lack of proper compensation
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee), Rancho Cucamonga, CASeptember 1, 2013
I worked for Kirby for 3 months during summer vacation in high school. I worked 14-16 hours a day, and 6 days a week. Not only I over working myself for any circumstance I was also only paid $110 weekly which is less than half of minimum wage. I won't mention the unprofessional business conducted by my managers and supervisors due to my own professionalism – more... but I would never go back to this company, nor would I recommend this company for anyone at all. – less
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Would've liked more
Sales (Former Employee), San Bernardino, CAJuly 17, 2013
At Kirby Vacuums I did learn about sales and how to sell to a customer. This job was commission based and there was no advancement opportunities. I did enjoy the experience in learning more about selling.
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good sales environment
Sales Rep (Former Employee), San Diego, CAMay 25, 2013
i personally didnt like going door to door, i knew i could suceed, but it was not what i wanted to be doing.
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not very preofessional
Telemarketer (Former Employee), Lubbock, TXMay 22, 2013
would not recommend working in the environment provided. I would prefer to have had different management.
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For college or non- family people
RTS MARKETING (Former Employee), Watertown, NYFebruary 10, 2013
Pros: money $$, working different areas everyday, the owner(boss)
Cons: coworkers, hours (depending on your home life)
The boss is amazing easy going, the employees well theres drama in that place for sure, sometimes hard, because the business is based on team work. hours are long, weather conditions don't apply its great if you don't have a spouse or children. As long as your selling the money is great. Set appts, show the machine, make em love it. you will fall inlove – more... with the machine yourself i promise so it's easy to sell. – less
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sales man
Outside Sales (Former Employee), Pomona, CADecember 19, 2012
this was a paid off commission job. i got to meet new people everyday trying to sell products & enjoyed the people i worked with. hardest part was getting someone to buy product but overall i did a great job!
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sales man
Outside Sales (Former Employee), Pomona, CADecember 19, 2012
this was a paid off commission job. i got to meet new people everyday trying to sell products & enjoyed the people i worked with. hardest part was getting someone to buy product but overall i did a great job!
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Capital Air Systems
Set up and presentation of the Kirby, Sales (Former Employee), Madison, WIOctober 9, 2012
Great place to work, great management. If you want to get into HVAC they are good place to start

About Kirby Vacuums

We are a U.S. Company based out of New Jersey and one of the largest online stores for Kirby vacuum bags, parts and cleaning products. – Read more