Education Management Corporation

www.edmc.edu
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Great Learning Experience

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Education Management Corporation full-time (more than a year)

Pros

Great training and team oriented!

Cons

no local team members - all done via skype/phone/email

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    Fearful Work Environment

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Education Management Corporation full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Full time benefits, educated co-workers, flexible schedule for faculty

    Cons

    Recruitment practices that accept un prepared students. Constant changes in policies and procedures that become confusing. Low office morale steeped by lay-offs and lack of transparency. Lack of leadership. Industry instability with gainful employment. Centralization practices that thwart decision making at the local level. Emphasis on profit not education.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire competent leaders not "yes" men and women. Place accountability on leaders in the organization. Place accountability on ethical practices within the company. Be more interested in education than profit. Actions speak louder than words.

    Recommends
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    Disapproves of CEO
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    Every Day Means Change

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    Current Employee - Admissions Representative in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Admissions Representative in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at Education Management Corporation full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The money, because I got in before they got rid of the matrix. What they pay now is not worth it unless you are DESPERATE!

    Cons

    Where to begin? The management team has 2 plans for success, potlucks or layoffs. I have been here 4 years and have seen about an equal number of both. Not surprisingly, neither are effective against a imploding for-profit education market. Goals are unrealistic and unattainable ( I say this having hit the goals before through little more than sheer luck and circumstance) the punishments far out weigh the rewards. Did I mention they cut rasies for 2 years and the stock is below 4$ as of this posting? Not exatly what i had imagined during my 4 years of business school.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find a cliff....then jump off it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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