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Learned a great deal unfortunately my position was eliminated

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pitts, PA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pitts, PA

I worked at Education Management Corporation full-time (More than 8 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Flexible work environment, ability to work from home and also flexible for work hours. Office was close to my home 15 minutes away.

Cons

Did not have the ability to move forward in technology to enhance my job skills and career with in EDMC. Management overlooked me to get training to widen my skill set.

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  1. Don't fool yourself into thinking that this is about education...

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    Former Employee - Graduate Admissions in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Graduate Admissions in Pittsburgh, PA

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They pay is certainly nothing to complain about but is it worth it when you could very well be without a job at any given moment? Is it worth it to stare at the walls of your cubicle and slowly die inside as you convince people who often times need an education (community college would be better suited for most) to enroll? Of course, when he or she fails a class, it's your fault... ridiculous.

    Cons

    There are too many to list. I've worked in education for many years, am a PhD candidate, and have taught college-level courses at various institutions. This is a mockery of education, a waste of tax dollars, a means of taking advantage of vulnerable populations, and has no right to call itself "education". It was very rare that I actually felt good for finding the right fit for a student (it's only good if they live in a rural area and need additional courses for certification, etc).

    Advice to Management

    Think long and hard about what an education should be and what it is at your institution and don't kid yourself with the fluff. You know the truth.

  2. They are a great company to work for

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    Former Employee - Accounts Receivables in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Accounts Receivables in New York, NY

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

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The people are great in the work place

    Cons

    I have nothing but great things to say about edmc

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