Bridgepoint Education

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Bridgepoint Education has miles to go before it can claim to be "Best In Class."

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Current Employee - Enrollment Advisor in San Diego, CA
Current Employee - Enrollment Advisor in San Diego, CA

I have been working at Bridgepoint Education

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Friendly co-workers, good initial compensation, good equipment.

Cons

High-pressure sales environment, blatant favoritsm, deliberate sabatoge, ineffective marketing/lead generation.

Advice to Management

Change company culture. There needs to be a change from the high pressure sales element to a concern for quality.

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    My Worst Nightmare

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Enrollment Advisor in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Enrollment Advisor in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Bridgepoint Education

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    There is a lot of room for growth as this is a growing company. Many positions are open and the people who work here are generally fun and smart.

    Cons

    The main point of my job is to "sell" education which they constantly tell you it's not a sales job. Your job is based on pure #'s and if you don't meet or exceed these goals you will either be given a paycut or eventually let go. you have 6 months to prove yourself but by month 2 or 3 if you are not "lucky" then you will start getting warnings and written up due to performance. Resources are distributed unfairly. If you are doing well, you will be helped to do better. If you are struggling, just expect to be pushed down further. This job is very stressful and not worth the pay. Nothing in my life has made me felt more worthless and low than this job.

    Advice to Management

    Get more realistic expectations.


  2. Great growth opportunities but severe lack of communication between departments and lack of formalized processes

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Bridgepoint Education

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of wonderful, smart people. The company has the resources of a large corporation, but is still growing. There many opportunities for those willing to step up. Pay is above average for San Diego. It's easy to make a name for yourself. It can be just a job, 9-5, or you can build a career here.

    Cons

    Poor communication between departments. Some technical groups are completely incompetent. If you know who to make friends with, it's easy to do your job, but there are difficult people in key positions

    Advice to Management

    Establish better communication and clear, precise goals. Better review of internal procedures to figure out what's needed and what's not.


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