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Company is too focused on young employees. Unrealistic monthly projects.

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Current Employee - Territory Sales Manager  in  Bedminster, NJ (US)
Current Employee - Territory Sales Manager in Bedminster, NJ (US)

I have been working at Altria full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

competitve salary, company car, health insurance, profit sharing

Cons

In order to be promoted, a TSM must be willing to relocate. Many seasoned employees are not able to relocate. The company is now focused on very young, inexperienced college graduates and it is promoting them too quickly. Many of these new hires are making very good salaries and are great at computers but know nothing about life, sales or human nature. Most believe that they are amazing and that the world owes them everything because they are now managers and make a lot of money. However this has caused a lot of resentment in the organization. Many of these managers will do anything to get ahead. The company used to be a great place to work. However now it is just a job. It is difficult to reason with people who don't have a mortgage, don't have a family to maintain, don't have responsibilities besides work and who for the most part have never worked anywhere else. They expect this to be a lifestyle instead of a job.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

As more and more of the seasoned employees retire, this company is moving in the wrong direction. For all of the "smarts" that the new hires bring, they lack life experience, sales skills, personality, compassion........ Management should think about our company values first and select leaders for managemnt positions. Please stop selecting people who will kill each other to get ahead and yes you to death.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Territory Sales Manager

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    Former Employee - Territory Sales Manager  in  Phoenix, AZ (US)
    Former Employee - Territory Sales Manager in Phoenix, AZ (US)

    I worked at Altria full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pay is fair + Perks+ Benefits. The right manager could make all the difference

    Cons

    Advancement structure. The job can become somewhat mundane and lack fun or a challenge. corporate politics is HUGE...... must be able to play the game to stay afloat

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Territory Sales Manager Summer Intern

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    Former Employee - Intern  in  New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Altria as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Benefits
    Pay
    Many opportunities to work on your skills set

    Cons

    Tobacco Company
    Inconsistent experience among all interns
    Inconsistent management and communication from unit manager and district manager

    Approves of CEO
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