Empire Today Flooring Employee Reviews

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Best place ever to work
Costumer Service (Former Employee) –  Jacksonville, FLDecember 10, 2018
I absolutely liked my job at Empire Today if I have the opportunity to go back I would.
All my co workers were absolutely the best to work with.
The hardest part was making sure we had enough installer to deliver and install products that were sold.
Pros
Everyone was a joy to work with
Cons
Having to drive over the Buckman Bridge
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Sales (Former Employee) –  Bethlehem, PANovember 17, 2018
Lack of training - quotas and goals need to be set. Sent out on a difficult measurement with no training. Management needs to make sure new employees are properly trained before going out on a measurement. Makes employees look bad and company look bad
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hard working ethic
Carpet Installer (Former Employee) –  Los Angeles, CANovember 3, 2018
very heavy and tiring work, very long hours and sometimes it can be very stressful learn a lot of new obstacles
meet a lot of new people and gain a lot of managing skills
Pros
good pay
Cons
heavy work and long hours
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lots of freedom
Outside Sales Representative (Current Employee) –  Fresno, CAOctober 2, 2018
I only get paid once the job is completed and all the paperwork has been turned in by the install team which could be one week to a month. they provide you with leads, car allowance and 401k
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Call center
Customer Service (Former Employee) –  El Paso, TXAugust 21, 2018
It was a good work flow good for people that don’t have too many responsibilities and I don’t think it’s a bad place to work at all it’s actually a good company
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A Typical Day at Work
Contract Customer Service & Sales Consultant (Former Employee) –  New Braunfels, TXJuly 9, 2018
The typical day at work was a weekly 2-hour meeting at the office. The manager would coach their high-pressure sales process and then during the week, they'd send you 10-12 leads. You'd have to travel to the home of the lead and give them the sales presentation, measure the area that they'd like to have new flooring installed in and then prepare an estimate for the job. Empire's work is relatively expensive and a poor choice from the consumer, however, they have payment plans for the work that include both the materials and labor. The worst part is the compensation to the sales consultant. Even with a 25-30% close rate, there was pressure to close more deals AND the commissions for the job were so low that the cost of gas at the time almost completely negated the pay.
Cons
Low compensation, lots of travel
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Beware
Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  Orlando FLMarch 12, 2018
Do not waste your efforts and energy. It's hard trying to sale overpriced carpet to customers who know better. You will end up with a lot of frustration and miles on your car with nothing to show for it.
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It's all what you put into it
Sales Contractor (Current Employee) –  San Diego, CAFebruary 21, 2018
Good pay for top performers. Ability to create your own schedule. I really enjoy the job and see myself staying here for a long time. If you are motivated and good at in home sales, it's a great opportunity.
Pros
Good money, flexible schedule
Cons
No benefits, a lot of miles on your personal vehicle
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Great Place to work
Independent Sales Consultant (Current Employee) –  Atlanta, GAFebruary 15, 2018
Easy product to sell to consumer, strong product line, easy presentation to present to the customer, no cold calling for potential customers, great commissions.
Cons
Benfits
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failure to communicate
RETAIL STORE MANAGER (Former Employee) –  Baton Rouge, LAJanuary 8, 2018
Failure to communicate or accept information concerning inadequacies in the installation process. Failure to communicate with the customer concerning their installation timing
Pros
good benefits and pay structure
Cons
manipulated communications
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Professional Sales Organization.
Sales Representative (Current Employee) –  Orlando, FLMay 22, 2012
This is a very Corporate Setting w/ a structure that accounts for all actions.
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