Education Management Corporation

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Updated Jul 20, 2014

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2.3 279 reviews

23% Approve of the CEO

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Edward H. West

(53 ratings)

28% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great people to work with and there are opportunities to move up here and there(in 13 reviews)

  • They compensate you fairly and have good benefits for employees, 401K match, insurance, wellness programs(in 13 reviews)


Cons
  • The work life balance for this company is not ideal for people with a family(in 14 reviews)

  • There is no job security there and you would be stupid to take a job there at this point in time(in 13 reviews)

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Pittsburgh, PA

    ProsGreat people on my team, very friendly work environment. Learned a lot in my time with the company and greatly value my experiences.

    ConsNot a business I am interested in for the long haul. Don't necessarily agree with the business model that is in place.

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    For Profit Schools May be Going Away

    Business Development Representative (Current Employee) Atlanta, GA

    ProsFlexible schedule, and good reimbursement for money spent.

    ConsThe whole Business Development Dept was laid off at the Art Institutes.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThere are great people who care about what they do

    ConsThere is an unknown future

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Administrative Assistant for 15+ people

    Administrative Assistant (Current Employee) Virginia Beach, VA

    ProsLots of interaction with internal and external customers

    ConsFor Profit Education - not necessarily focused on quality of student body OR its employees

    Advice to Senior ManagementFocus more on quality and less on quantity

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Was a great company, not so much anymore

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsBenefits are good
    Some of the managers really do care about their employees

    ConsVPs and Company heads have changed the corporate culture
    Entry level pay is terrible, and raises have been ceased for the past two years

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    I have a had a fair experience due to extensive turnover

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThere is great work life balance at EDMC as long as you are meeting your goals. They compensate you fairly and have good benefits for employees, 401K match, insurance, wellness programs

    ConsUnfortunate turnover at the local and corporate level, you are pushed hard to meet your goals but with no compensation for doing so.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great in the beginning

    Assistant Director of Admissions (Former Employee) Pittsburgh, PA

    ProsGood pay, working with students

    ConsWork weekends, company under scrutiny

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company to work for most of the time

    Financial Aid Officer (Former Employee) Pittsburgh, PA

    ProsInteractions with students and dedicated staff members

    ConsLayoffs happen frequently and unexpectedly

    Advice to Senior ManagementEveryone should all be on the same page

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Edmc is a national treasure in the great state of New York.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosgreat benefits excellent incentives motivational and encouraging supportive in the know

    Consdisorganized poor leadership insensitive unstructured

    Advice to Senior Managementtighten up

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    An "ok" place to work

    Assistant Director of Admissions (Current Employee) Pittsburgh, PA

    ProsHealth benefits are good. Employees are nice. Company is minimizing cost for college student and trying to increase employee satisfaction.

    ConsSchedules vary. Not a lot of room to move up in many departments.

    Advice to Senior ManagementEDMC needs to be more family oriented.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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