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What is the work environment and culture like at Service Corporation International?

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I you work for Baltimore location expect senior counselors to take half your commissions if your a new counselor. Sales Manager is clueless when it comes to sales. Expect to work seven days 10 hrs and if you miss your quota you will be treatened to be fired. Plus chain of command for grievances there is none. Expect to be immoral an unethical cause you need to do anything to get a sale per Management

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It's a good ole boys club. Promotions are based on your ability to join the club. You better be able to out drink your opponent.
Although the demand for funerals and burials is decreasing, SCI continues to push high priced celebrations of life services not recognizing the increased demand for simple cremations with smaller memorial services created by the family and friends.
No knowledge of the internet - SCI locations come at the middle to bottom of list when googled.
While competitors recognize the changing demand as evident by renaming to "competitor's name crematory and funeral home" SCI continues to utilize "SCI lcation name funeral home and crematory" thus resulting in lost opportunities.

Answered - Family Service Counselor (Former Employee) - Palm Bay, FL

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Great environment liked the staff

Answered - CUSTOMER SERVICE REP (Former Employee) - Houston, TX

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On call 7 days a week. Many 12 hour days and beyond.

Answered - Assistant Sales Manager (Former Employee) - Oklahoma City, OK

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Bullying, so called "shift leader" takes all dignity take up (at need cases) and leaves other with the no commission pre need to at need conversions. Local Management is inconsistent.

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It all depends on who you know. if they bought your families business you get preferential treatment. company values are a farce. it is a market by market culture that is determined locally. 80% of the company does not adhere to its own mission statement or value statement.

Answered - Market Sales Manager (Current Employee) - San Diego, CA

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Locally was chaotic.

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