ED Magedson – Founder
Ascension Marketing Group, Inc10320 Placer Lane Sacramento, California United States of America
Be careful of fake companies. Check everything you get when you are searching for work. Someone unknowing person could get taken advantage of, or worse.
Ok so I receive an email from an address beginning with 'hr@', which is later changed after I ask for their company website. I am very computer literate, first thing I do to find this company's website is google the name of their business 'Ascension Marketing Group, Inc' because any legit company like the one being described to me will have a website. right? wrong. I didn't find anything at all, except other ads just like the one I replied to on craigslist.org, on sites like monster.com and careerbuilders.com.
I get a call the next day from one woman telling me her name is "Kanya" and she is very interested in pitching me a job position with them, throwing things at me like asking me what I wanted to make, would I prefer full-time or part-time. [continued below]....
I thought ok cool, then I googled everything I had from them in my search of their website, and found no website. I googled "Ascension Marketing Group" got nothing, then added "sacramento" onto the end of that, still nothing. (they later changed their email address, and gave me a link to a cheapo, insta-webpage deal, through "wix.com") and told me it was (teamamginc.com) what happened to their original email address??
But wait, about 7 links down there caught my eye " 'Ascension Marketing Group', I can't tell if this is a scam or not" a yahoo messenging board post, or something like that. Read that, and was very surprised to find a detailed writing of one man's interview with this same place I am scheduled to go to tomorrow, his experience was very phony as well.
I then used googlemaps to find this place via google maps, I use it frequently. When you type in the full specific address like I did, a link to the business's website pops up in a little box along with an overhead map view of the place and the surrounding area. Nothing popped up this time. I zoomed all the in on the map on google I was looking at and didn't see Ascension Marketing Group anywhere within 5 miles.
However I did find a "Frontline Marketing" which occupied the entire building of which owned my address that I was given via email. I later found a report on the internet just like the other I had read, about Frontline Marketing. I will write no further about this, but I will copy and paste our entire email conversation now, and change my name and email address that is in it. Since when does moving your physical business location require total company website overhaul and using a joke website that makes little kiddie websites for newbies who don't know how to make a proper one?
RE: Directions to the interview tomorrow: April 8th, 2010? From: teamamginc.com You may not know this sender.Mark as safe|Mark as junk Sent: Wed 4/07/10 7:18 PM
To: John Smith (------@yahoo.com)
Hi John, Our website (www.teamamginc.com) is currently under construction since we are making some changes regarding the new location. Here is some detail regarding the company and the position. Ascension Marketing Group, Inc is a privately owned marketing consulting company that acquires and maintains business accounts on behalf of our national clients which includes AT&T, Quill (part of Staples), and VerizonVerizon. We act as liaisons between our clients and their existing customers, meaning it is our responsibility to establish new business relationships for our clients in the Sacramento business markets. Our Mission: To provide an environment conducive for personal growth and development. We strive to attain true leadership roles and be the best examples for others to emulate. This will ensure the longevity and success of our organization and clients. Our manager trainee position is a full-time position that focuses on sales, marketing, customer relations, and management. Duties include campaign coordination, management, team building and training. It also entails market and demographic analysis of business markets, as well as personal sales presentations on behalf of our clients. We are looking for an individual who has potential for management; a person who is able to grasp all aspects of the company quickly and eventually manages one of the campaigns for our national clients. In a candidate, we look for someone who possesses strong leadership potential who can mold others to leadership positions, as well as excellent communication skills, great professionalism, and the ability to work well in an aggressive team environment. Compensation is discussed with the management team throughout the interview process due to the fact that it varies from candidate to candidate. It is based on each candidates qualifications as well as the recommendations of the interviewers. All packages do include medical benefits and bonus incentives. If you have further questions, feel free to contact me. Regards, Kanya Ngamsuriyaroj Human Resources Department Ascension Marketing Group, Inc 10320 Placer Lane Sacramento, CA 95827 916.527.4162 (p) 916.363.2865 (f) --------
Original Message -------- Subject: RE: Directions to the interview tomorrow: April 8th, 2010 From: John Smith Date: Wed, April 07, 2010 3:42 pm To:
Thank you for the information. Does your company have a website I may visit?
From: teamamginc.com To: -------@yahoo.com Subject:
Directions to the interview tomorrow: April 8th, 2010 Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2010 15:35:11 -0700
Dear John, As discussed, I have confirmed your interview scheduled for 4/8/2010 at 10:15 AM Our address is 10320 Placer Lane, Sacramento, CA 95827. We are right off US-50 Freeway, take Mather Field Rd Exit. Coming on US-50 E from Downtown Sacramento, make a right at Mather Field rd Coming on US-50 W from Folsom, Make a left at Mather Field rd. Take a right at Rockingham Dr Take the 1st right onto Old Placerville Rd and head towards the end of circle Take a left on Ramos Circle (Take a left on the 2nd Ramos Circle) Turn right at Placer Lane Please bring two copies of your resume. Dress code is professional attire. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at 916.363.1287. Sincerely, Kanya Ngamsuriyaroj Human Resources Department Ascension Marketing Group, Inc. 10320 Placer Lane Sacramento CA 95827 Office: (916) 363.1287 Fax: (916) 363. 2865
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 04/07/2010 11:40 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Ascension-Marketing-Group-Inc/Sacramento-California-95827/Ascension-Marketing-Group-Inc-Frontline-Marketing-teamamginc-Some-phony-sounding-compan-590781. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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