Apollo Education Group

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Apollo Education Group Reviews in San Francisco, CA

Updated June 2, 2014
Updated June 2, 2014
298 Reviews
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Apollo Education Group Director, Chief Executive Officer Gregory W. Cappelli
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98 Ratings

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Pros
  • work/life balance was always good, kind of depends on which manager you have (in 18 reviews)

  • Good benefits especially tuition but you can't do anything with the degree after (in 15 reviews)


Cons
  • There is a lack of communication when informing impacted personnel of business strategy changes (in 5 reviews)

  • Degrees from the University of Phoenix (in 5 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Bad Culture

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

    I worked at Apollo Education Group full-time for more than a 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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    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 for 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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