Kinex - Not the best of places to earn a living | Glassdoor.co.uk
  1. Helpful (2)

    "Not the best of places to earn a living"

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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Sales Executive in Birmingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Kinex full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues who go out of their way to help you and make all new staff feel welcome. Even the managers themselves are easy to get along with. It is a small office with a team of 8-12 sales agents. Office games are played at the beginning of the day and after lunch. Bonuses are achievable if luck is on your side.

    Cons

    Unrealistic targets are expected. You're expected to cold-call at least 250 businesses and at times the techniques used by Kinex are unethical such as lying to people. None of the calls are recorded for quality or training and I've seen Data Protection principles ignored many times by managers. The hours are long, 08:45 to 18:00 with 75mins of breaks. During the day, there are many obscene topics discussed which can be...

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    Advice to Management

    Please conduct yourselves with more respectful behaviour and encourage professional values rather than throw things and swear around other employees.

    Kinex2018-08-26

    Kinex Response

    September 17, 2018HR Manager

    Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review, we are glad to hear you enjoy working with your colleagues and taking part in the office games. We take allegations of unprofessional conduct very seriously, if you could please contact our HR Department (HR@kinex.co.uk) ...

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  1. "Happy environment"

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    Current Employee - Telesales Agent in Birmingham, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Kinex full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing management, positive team, great pay

    Cons

    The pressure from targets can be quite difficult to handle if you aren’t made for it

    Kinex2019-05-17

    Kinex Response

    May 20, 2019Human Resources Manager

    Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review - it is great to hear you have such a positive working relationship with your management team. Keep up the great work :)

  2. "Southampton Office"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Telesales Agent in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kinex full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Really fun environment, work hard/play hard culture, time flies in the office and there is hardly ever a dull moment

    Cons

    Small numbers currently, will be better when office is full

    Advice to Management

    Keep employing great people managers, major difference felt already.

    Kinex2019-05-11

    Kinex Response

    May 15, 2019Human Resources Manager

    Hi, Thank you for your review - It's great to hear that you are enjoying the fun environment that we pride ourselves on here at Kinex! Keep up the great work! :)

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