Becker Professional Education Reviews

Updated February 27, 2015
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  1. Great Place to Work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Becker Professional Education

    Pros

    People really care about what they do and its a very collaborative environment

    Cons

    Company on the smaller side so promotion opportunities are not abundant but you will love what you do and there is always new things to learn.

  2. Fun group, limited promotions available

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Becker Professional Education

    Pros

    I like the people I work with and the benefits. There are a lot of opportunities to move within DeVry Education Group, so that's a plus. Flexible hours and opportunities to work from home.

    Cons

    Employees find it challenging to move up within Becker as it is a smaller organization.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. Easy Campus Ambassador Position

    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Becker Professional Education as an intern

    Pros

    Being a Campus Ambassador for Becker is pretty easy, not much of a time commitment. My supervisors were always friendly and helpful. Good opportunity for college students looking to go into accounting. You receive a free CPA Exam Review upon completion of the position.

    Cons

    There wasn't much structure to the position.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring a bit more structure to the position, demand a bit more from the ambassadors. They might be more helpful than you give them credit for.

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  5. Positive culture that fosters teamwork.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Becker Professional Education full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Employees are dedicated to their work and focus on the company's mission. Good benefits. Management surveys employees twice per year and listens to the feedback. Company has done a good job changing with the market.

    Cons

    Little room for advancement due to the size of the organization. Some employees have been in the same role for a number of years.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. Short term employment

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Becker Professional Education full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Met nice people but too many executives not enough real workers

    Cons

    Overworked as there is not enough people to do the actual detailed part of the job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more workers less executives

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. Great family atmosphere

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Becker Professional Education full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Solid management team with a focused customer culture

    Cons

    Limited career advancement unless you move to the parent company..DeVry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to keep the employees engaged

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. Flexible schedule for those with a busy life

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Becker Professional Education full-time

    Pros

    Work from home which is convenient

    Cons

    Works 60 hours plus a week

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. Great family like culture

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    Former Employee - Vice President in Downers Grove, IL
    Former Employee - Vice President in Downers Grove, IL

    I worked at Becker Professional Education full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Fun place to work. Family like culture and a great product line. Small and nimble.

    Cons

    Limited advancement opportunity unless yo move to another institution within the DeVry Educational Group

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. Northridge Location

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Becker Professional Education

    Pros

    There are no pros that I can think of.

    Cons

    This is one of the worst working environments I have ever been in. There is blatant nepotism in this office. There is no reward for hard work unless there is a familial tie or personal relation to those making decisions. Management does not listen and does not seem to be caring towards their employees.The pay is rather dismal for the area. Temporary employees are treated poorly and unfairly. Unacceptable behavior is tolerated and even at times rewarded. Due to these named issues, this creates a very unwelcoming, toxic, environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. Becker is a very friendly and professional place to work.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Becker Professional Education part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Well trained
    Supplied with all materials
    Good compensation
    Friendly atmosphere
    Geared toward student achievement

    Cons

    Limited advancement opportunity for remote employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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