Comment – September 4, 2015
Thank you for your feedback. We believe there’s A LOT of new information to learn at the start of ANY new career. Whether you’ve been in Sales for years or are brand new, the uniform industry is one of America’s best kept secrets (and we’re not sure why). That being said, there is so much to learn about our industry, products, and our specific Sales Process that most likely differs from what you’ve experienced in other Sales Careers. In fact, even our direct competitors Sell differently than we do! And the truth is we want you to use our Sales Process, not ones you’ve learned from other companies, as we’ve found it to be successful in our industry. And frankly, we agree with you. The majority of your time SHOULD be spent out in the field meeting with Prospects. However, the telephone is your most valuable tool in setting a large quantity of Appointments and if you don’t have enough Appointments on the books, a Manager may have you stick around to make more dials to make the best use of your time.
Comment – January 6, 2016
Thank you for your feedback. While we hope to minimize turnover, like with any business, it does happen. Some people find out this career is not for them and decide to move on, others may not meet the requirements of the position, and others get promoted and advance their careers. At UniFirst, we have an open-door policy with our Management Teams. If a Team Partner believes we can improve in any part our business, they are to share those ideas. Every Location has a Suggestion Program which rewards employees if ideas are implemented. We also have a Lunch with the Leader program where Team Partners are provided lunch and an opportunity to speak with the Location Manager. If you feel improvements can be made, help provide solutions. It very well may benefit your career moving forward!