Diplomatic Language Services Reviews

Updated March 6, 2015
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  1. Positive Environment

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Diplomatic Language Services

    Pros

    What I liked most was working with people from all over the world, constantly learning, and the opportunities I had for growth. I learned something new every day from the teachers and students with whom I had daily contact.

    Cons

    I can't think of anything I didn't like.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work.

  2. student

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Student in Rosslyn, VA
    Current Contractor - Student in Rosslyn, VA

    I have been working at Diplomatic Language Services as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    knowledgeable staff, intensive instruction, good materials

    Cons

    classroom temperatures get a little warm.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3. Great place to work at!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Diplomatic Language Services

    Pros

    Great pay, international environment, networking.

    Cons

    short-term contracts, lack of clarity on future assignments.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. great working envirnment

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Diplomatic Language Services

    Pros

    nice and helpful manager and colleagues

    Cons

    not able to think of any

  6. Great place to start and get a lot of experience in different areas

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Diplomatic Language Services

    Pros

    - Great coworkers and office culture
    - Cultural parties and events
    - Opportunity to become involved in a lot of different projects
    - Best for someone starting out to gain a lot of experience

    Cons

    - Sometimes disorganized management (I think they're trying to improve)
    - Poor communication between departments (also getting better)
    - Salaries sometimes lower than expected
    - Lack of appreciation and acknowledgement from upper management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have more ways to encourage and reward outstanding employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. tutoring language

    Former Contractor - Instructor in Arlington, VA
    Former Contractor - Instructor in Arlington, VA

    I worked at Diplomatic Language Services as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    To teach adult students using basic textbook an your own knowledge.

    Cons

    lack of student for teaching

  8. a former employee

    Former Contractor - Instructor in Arlington, VA
    Former Contractor - Instructor in Arlington, VA

    I worked at Diplomatic Language Services as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Teaching a language to adult student

    Cons

    the lack of students for teaching

  9. I love it.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Diplomatic Language Services

    Pros

    its friendly enviorment and you learn alot while you teach.

    Cons

    No Benefits like heath insurence.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    please add health benefits

    Recommends
  10. Great people, but lack of good management.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at Diplomatic Language Services (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    It's very diverse and you get to work with a lot of wonderful instructors and employees.

    Cons

    Management doesn't seem to care much what their employees think.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. Instructor of Russian language and ulture

    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at Diplomatic Language Services as a contractor

    Pros

    A good payment of $20-22/hr; adult students, having textbook you may choose a teaching plan by yourself.

    Cons

    many instructors-- few students, as a result less working hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide more working hours.

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