Apollo Education Group

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Apollo Education Group Reviews in San Francisco, CA

Updated June 2, 2014
Updated June 2, 2014
317 Reviews
2.7
317 Reviews
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Apollo Education Group Director, Chief Executive Officer Gregory W. Cappelli
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Pros
  • work/life balance was always good, kind of depends on which manager you have (in 23 reviews)

  • Nice work environment, great colleagues pretty good benefits (in 15 reviews)


Cons
  • Recently, the company's flagship, the University of Phoenix, was put on Notice by the Higher Learning Commission (in 7 reviews)

  • Upper management (VPs and above) seem to have no clue what is going on or how to run a company (in 11 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Bad Culture

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Apollo Education Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good work life balance and benefits are adequate.

    Cons

    Apollo is a dying company with no true business model to turn things around. The culture is toxix

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Bloated executive team that doesn't manage well

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director, Marketing in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Director, Marketing in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Apollo Education Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Smart people, decent pay, nice office location

    Cons

    Lack of strategy, too many executives

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let go of folks that aren't necessary. Manage the middle managers better.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    "Poor Planning" leads to "Poor Execution" leads to "Hey, I'm outta here!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Apollo Education Group

    Pros

    - very smart people
    - great product development group
    - great product innovations for the higher-education sector

    Cons

    Run from the Marketing org; unfortunately, the wild, wild west still lives!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Lead by example and develop your people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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