Career Education

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Former Employee - Associate Admissions Director, College Or University in Hoffman Estates, IL
Former Employee - Associate Admissions Director, College Or University in Hoffman Estates, IL

I worked at Career Education as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

great morale, fun environment, intelligent employees

Cons

Nothing to make a con about, very educational

Advice to ManagementAdvice

relax and let reps do their job

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Extremly high turnover - An Education Company focused on Sales not Students

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Career Education full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Nice working environment with a brand new state of the art home office building. Overall nice friendly co-workers to work around. Decent benefits and compensation in comparison to the industry.

    Cons

    High turnover of academic advisors who are the "sales" force. New federal regulations prohibit sales quotas for the industry however the company has found a loophole and continues to set sales quotas disguised as performance ratings.If an advisor fails to meet their quota they are "fired". 300%+ turnover annually. Upward mobility based more on who likes who and not who is more capable. Numerous instances of the more qualified and talented being passed over for promotion so that much less capable coworkers can be advanced. This contributes to the high turnover in the professional ranks. Company seems to not be able to make up it's mind what direction it wants to go. Constant changes every week to work processes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try harder to retain employees and don't just throw them away when they don't meet a quota. You are disrupting too many peoples lives when you do this.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Good pay and decent benefits

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Hoffman Estates, IL
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Hoffman Estates, IL

    I worked at Career Education as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good pay , decent benefits, ok culture

    Cons

    Limited vertical opportunities and poor industry outlook

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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