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Vivint

Sales Rep

May - July 2019 • Indianapolis, IN

What I liked

I liked the experience of doing something completely different and really pushing myself outside of my comfort zone. It was a door to door sales job which was something I had never done before. It gave me a lot of experience of talking with people and learning basic sales techniques.

What I wish was different

While there was a part of me that enjoyed it being door to door, there was also a part of me that hated it. Door to door sales is very hard in today's society and it often lead to people yelling at me and slamming the door in my face.

Advice

Make sure you really want it. If you don't you will find your quitting halfway through like I did.
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Smart home technician

May - August 2019 • Houston, TX

What I liked

The pay was really good.

What I wish was different

Hours were terrible. 60 + 6 days a week. Wish it was five. Management was also terrible.

Advice

It's worth the money but be prepared to really work for it and put up with a lot.
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Sales representative

June - August 2019 • Cedar Rapids, IA

What I liked

The sales process which I learned

What I wish was different

How I was taught

Advice

Dope to dope sales is an incredibly difficult career in the business world, so lots of training and studying is needed to prepare oneself for this job
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Sales representative

June - August 2019 • Cedar Rapids, IA

What I liked

We got payed decently well upfront for each sale.

What I wish was different

A larger reward for the amount of effort I put in to working for each attempted sale.

Advice

Door to door sales is one of the most difficult jobs in which to partake in the business world. Lots of practice and study would be recommended for success in this career.
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Sales

May - August 2019 • Rancho Cucamonga, CA

What I liked

Great character building experience. Everyone should try door to door at least once. You never know if your good at it or not until you try

What I wish was different

Worked harder to make more money

Advice

You're paid on your efforts. You can't afford to slack off. Be committed and be positive and love yourself and you'll will make great money.
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Salesperson

May 2019 • Oklahoma City, OK

What I liked

The great people

What I wish was different

The city the internship took place

Advice

Keep working hard and don’t keep your mind off the target
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Sales Representative

May 2017 • Oklahoma City, OK

What I liked

I liked that the job paid well and that I was in charge of my own schedule.

What I wish was different

I wish I would have worked harder than I did.

Advice

I would recommend to try this job at least one summer while in college. It teaches things that can never be learned at school.
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Computer Customer Support Specialist

March 2019 • Cedar City, UT

What I liked

I like the flexible work schedule.

What I wish was different

I wish they didn't change so much in the company when it came to management.

Advice

It is a great job, but you'll have to overcome the huge learning curve.
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Liaison, inside sales

May - August 2019 • Provo, UT

What I liked

The great company atmosphere at Vivint

What I wish was different

Advice

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Operations Strategy Analyst

April 2019 • Provo, UT

What I liked

Loved my team and the chance to take he bull by the horns and shine.

What I wish was different

I wish I had more structure to help me where I was still developing.

Advice

Don’t be afraid to press for what you need to succeed.
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Customer Care

June 2017 • Cedar City, UT

What I liked

I like that they offer good pay and good benefits to employees that work here.

What I wish was different

Advice

I would share that I don't think working at Vivint Smart Home is for everyone, but they offer good pay and benefits to those that are willing to work hard while employed here.
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Customer loyalty

May - August 2019 • Lindon, UT

What I liked

The environment and pay.

What I wish was different

The stress

Advice

You will learn important customer service skills.
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Sales representive

May - August 2019 • Oklahoma City, OK

What I liked

How I got to move away & meet new people allowing me to expland my perspectives.

What I wish was different

That I could get to see my family more

Advice

The best thing I’ve ever done. So much money and way easier to not have to work during school
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Advertising Sales Agent

April - September 2019 • Denver, CO

What I liked

No ceilings.

What I wish was different

Can’t think of anything

Advice

Go for it. Do t worry about commission only jobs if you have a good work ethic.
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Monitoring Specialist

May - October 2019 • Provo, UT

What I liked

I liked the flexibility and consistent hours.

What I wish was different

Workplace friendliness and individual space for each employee.

Advice

Get to know your coworkers and remember that you are actually helping someone
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Installation tech

April 2019 • Houston, TX

What I liked

I loved the flexibility of my schedule and how it did offer opportunity to increase my pay if I desired a heavier work load.

What I wish was different

I wish I had maybe used some more of my off time to study and receive my CNA certificate, but I was happy to get at least one online class done during the summer.

Advice

It was a blast, I really enjoyed how out employer gave out dinner incentives so that we could as a team treat ourselves is we desired on the weekends when we had some time off.
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Salesman

May - August 2019 • Dallas, TX

What I liked

I liked working by myself and having freedom to work harder then was expected of me.

What I wish was different

I wish the hours I worked would have been different. Just changing up the daily work schedule would be nice.

Advice

I would share that you have to be able to listen effectively. Taking time to listen to others and not just talking over them is great advice.
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Vivint Monitoring Representative

May 2018 • Provo, UT

What I liked

It pays well and I could take classes at BYU while I was working and I still work there.

What I wish was different

I wish I could find a job or paid internship that aligns better with what I'm studying and my career plans.

Advice

Sometimes you just need to work to earn money for school. I am proud of myself for putting in lots of hours at work in order to pay my tuition.
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Machine Learning Engineer Intern

May - August 2019 • Lehi, UT

What I liked

Opportunities for learning and experience in the real world industry. Exposure to interesting problems and many new skills. Collaborating with team members and other interns

What I wish was different

I wish it had been just a little bit longer.

Advice

Jump in and take initiative in solving problems and contributing to your team, but don't get discouraged if you feel like you don't know anything right at first.
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Customer Service Representative

September - December 2019 • Provo, UT

What I liked

I was able to learn to take more control of difficult situations and learned a lot of patience and leadership just by being given authority to make decisions when customers faced a problem.

What I wish was different

I wished I had been there longer to experience different positions and continue growing.

Advice

It’s important to allow yourself to make mistakes and learn from those mistakes. That is the only way we become better at our job.
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