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1 person found this helpful  

Good company to work for

  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Marketing Account Executive in Clearwater, FL (US)
Current Employee - Marketing Account Executive in Clearwater, FL (US)

I have been working at Tech Data full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Good corporate culture.
Room to grow
Good starting point for career in IT disti
Great executive leadership

Cons

Lack of formal training
Mediocre middle management

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Formalize a training and on boarding process for ALL positions

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Own your own business, but politics are everywhere

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Product Sales Champion in Clearwater, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Product Sales Champion in Clearwater, FL (US)

    I worked at Tech Data full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Moderate salary allows for survival when you don't hit 100% bonus. It's easy to be promoted if you start at the bottom. Your skills and talent will outshine a lack of degree or other shortcomings. You're given ownership of your sales cycle and marketing in some cases.

    Cons

    Politics come before all else; If you play the game and make friends with everyone, you'll be just fine. Your success and enjoyment of the position really depends on your team, manager and who you interact with on a daily basis. It's a campus of 2,500 people, so it's easy to get lost in the shuffle.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't freak out about phone stats. Track your PSCs by their goal achievement and don't worry about whether it's coming by e-mail, IM or phone. Not all of our customers enjoy being interrupted by a phone call when they asked for an e-mail.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great place to work with limited growth in some areas.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Clearwater, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Clearwater, FL (US)

    I have been working at Tech Data full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great culture and great work enviornment. The executive are very approachable and easy to work with while having high expectations. Great opportunities to broaden your skills and knowledge.

    Cons

    Lack of career advancement. In some departments there is no opportunity for advancement. Although they are aware of the problem nothing is done to create opportunities for high-potential employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to promote the career opportunities and announce internal promotions. For those areas with limited to no career advancement the management/executive team needs design career opportunities now to retain high potential employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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