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no advancement
Customer Service Rep/Data Entry (Current Employee), Hickory Hills, ILAugust 30, 2014
Pros: paid breaks
Cons: travel time
typical day is answering calls taking payments , and setting up appointments. I love my co workers.
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Workplace and Management
SALES REPRESENTATIVE (Former Employee), Crestwood, ILAugust 30, 2014
This was an opportunity to gain some sales experience. The best part about this job was learning about lawn care.
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Hard work for little compensation
Lawn Care Specialist (Former Employee), Madison, WIAugust 27, 2014
Worked outside for 10-12 hrs in the heat with little to no breaks. the work loads were too much for most employees to handle in a single day. Management was unsupportive and judgemental. Didnt know most of my coworkers since everyone was too busy to help or socialize.
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Fast paced atmosphere. A job that requires a a lot of time and energy.
Outside/Inside Sales Representative (Current Employee), Montgomery, ALAugust 22, 2014
Pros: commission
Cons: long work weeks
On a normal day at work, I develop new clients and accept electronic payment. I manage my existing accounts and run new leads.
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fun to work at
Lawn Technician (Former Employee), Clarion, PAAugust 20, 2014
Pros: benefits
Cons: worked in all weather conditions
treat customers lawns... how to mix chemicals and how much to put on lawns....management was great....worked with fun people...hardest part was pushing the spreader on lawns for dry material...meet new people
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don't waste your time
lawn tech (Current Employee), CharlotteAugust 20, 2014
Pros: increased lawn knowledge
Cons: under paid. disrespectful. not given adequate tools or equipment
Techs deal with all issues. Blamed for csr and sales lies. Customers pay for apps that are the same as another persons property thats dbl in size. Management is stagnant. Service management does almost no training. Heaven forbid you call in sick.hurt or have to watch your children. Raises are promised then forgotten. Techs are expected to allow customers – more... to speak and treat them in negative manners. The majority of coworkers abuse illicit substances. Zero notice about working weekends. Customer lawns are treated in rain. Windy conditions and so. Labor and eeoe violations every day. I urge you not to work there. – less
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Lawn care specialist (Former Employee), Essex, MDAugust 19, 2014
Pros: great management, indiviualised work, great pace
Cons: the climate changes, getting sick, overdemanding customers
Trugreen overall was a good job, It has its up and downs. The job gave you the opportunity to be self-sufficient. Most of the work is outside doing lawn work, which is pretty easy the rest is just loading and unloading your truck and calculating how much resources you've used.
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Well
Front Office Assistant (Former Employee), Burnsville, MNAugust 16, 2014
Pros: co-workers equal awesome!
Cons: no benefits
Co-workers are what made this job worth showing up. The customers were often nice and understanding, but "cold-calling" was not for me. There is a lot of information to take in but not much benefits offered to part-time people, especially as it is a seasonal position in my state.
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Long hours, Fantastic Pay, Good people, High expectations!
Outside Sales Representative (Former Employee), Pensacola, FLAugust 14, 2014
Pros: very high income potential (2nd full week working alone, made salary + $1, 200 commission)
Cons: very long days and work weeks (55-60+ hours a week)
Typical day:
-Arrive work 9:00-10:00 AM. Sales meeting, pep talk, sales training. -Leave building 12:00-1:00PM to go door-to-door in neighbourhoods anywhere from 5-90 minutes away
-Arrive back at office around 7:00-8:30PM

Learned how to present and make sales to random people.

Management was very cool. Sales leader was a great guy and had tons of – more... experience and personality. Good leader.

Hardest Part? Long hours, lots of rejection, not compensated hourly (paid salary and overworked, no overtime)

Most Enjoyable? Getting sales and then receiving a fat commission paycheck on top of normal salary. My 2nd full week working alone I was top sales guy across three cities and made $1,200 plus my salary (~$1,700 total in one week). All this coming from limited sales background. One thing to keep in mind - I did this during arguably the peak season for company (March). Not sure what long term commission over whole year would look like. – less
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they are racist
lawn specialist (Current Employee), Memphis TennesseeAugust 11, 2014
Cons: seasonal
I made it to the second interview and they send a email saying I wasn't a good fit but they told me I would be great on the team in person
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Great Company but long extensive hours
Lawncare Specialist (Current Employee), Florence, KYAugust 9, 2014
Great Company but long extensive hours great management team from local branches all the way up to corperate level, good pay and benefits, great coworkers,
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fun place to work for
Administrative Assistant/ Branch Coordinator (Former Employee), upper saddle river njAugust 7, 2014
Pros: hour lunches friendly atmosphere
i enjoyed my time with trugreen it was a great learning experience. i learned about office administration and management
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destroy your own car to make them money
Outside Residential Sales (Former Employee), Clarion, PAAugust 7, 2014
Cons: everything
This is a joke. First off you use your own car. Who buys gas oil tires brakes YOU DO. They paint a pretty picture when you are new but soon you figure out that you are loosing more money than you make. Then realize you haven't seen your family in longer than you remember. Your job simply put is to lie then harass people tell them whatever it takes just – more... make the sale.then when the customer is angry ignore them nobody cares just sign people up. In my managers words who cares if they cancelled we will just sign them up and get credit for the sale twice. I worked there for over 2 years and can't begin to touch on all the reasons to avoid this company as an employee or a customer trust me save your time and frustration. Avoid at all costs any position you will regret it even if you do well the time of year will come when you are dumped without notice mine was moments after closing a 2500 sale – less
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Productive and fun workplace
Customer Service Representative, Sales (Former Employee), Ellenwood, GAAugust 6, 2014
Pros: free lunches
Cons: short lunches
The work environment is very professional, and everyone goal is to meet the demands of the customers.
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an abundance of technicians to learn from and with, by bouncing ideas off each other and getting feed back
Lawn pest control technician (Former Employee), Plant City Fl.August 6, 2014
Pros: gain knowledge quickly
Cons: work every sat.
Great place to start out in lawn pest control, many people to learn from to gain knowledge quickly.
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Management Shows too much favortism
Sales Representative (Former Employee), Charlotte, NCAugust 5, 2014
Management Shows too much favoritism from in giving out areas to cover to promoting management
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Great People
Branch Employment Coordinator (Current Employee), Williamsburg, MIAugust 5, 2014
This has been a great opportunity. My management is amazing. They provided me all hte training I needed to be effective at my job. I love the team I work with and it is a great enviornment.
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Lawn tech (Current Employee), GrandvilleAugust 4, 2014
Pros: can make lots of money quick
Cons: to many to list.
Lots of hours, nothing they do makes much sense and all they care about is if you hit numbers not even if you do your job well or satisfy customers. They over schedule all the time so you end up calling customers to tell them
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Its A good paying job but has a high empolyee turnover
Sales Representative/Customer Service (Former Employee), Milwaukee, WIAugust 3, 2014
Pros: pay is good and you get to work out side
Cons: you have to work six days a week
A typical day is selling lawn care door to door. The hardest part about this job is the long hours.
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Productive and goal oriented job that stresses excellent customer service
Lawn Care Specialist (Current Employee), Township of Randolph, NJAugust 3, 2014
Pros: independence
Cons: long hours
apply fertilizer and weed control/ advise customers on additional services to improve their landscape.

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About Trugreen

TruGreen provides landscape design, installation, and maintenance for office and retail centers, resorts, parks, and housing developments. – Read more