English Program in Korea

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Be prepared for chaos and disorganization

ESL Teacher (Former Employee) Seoul (South Korea)

ProsThe kids are great and teaching can be incredibly fun

ConsKorean managers are clueless and have odd ideas about the way English should be taught. Curriculum will change randomly and at inappropriate times. Parents make anonymous complaints about teachers.

Advice to Senior ManagementFire Korean managers and hire native English teachers to manage English departments.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Short lived after half their staff was laid off.

    Guest English Teacher (Former Employee) Seoul (South Korea)

    I worked at English Program in Korea full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Pay, apt, tickets for flights, insurance Cons: Distance from home and language barriers. Advice to Senior Management: Provide an easier way to get proof of employment. – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Hit the Ground Running and Make Money In a Good Working Enviroment

    EPIK NET (Current Employee) Busan (South Korea)

    I have been working at English Program in Korea full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Great cultural experience, relatively easy work, good atmosphere, comparatively nice… Cons: some commutes can be a bit long, the down time can be very boring, and there is… Advice to Senior Management: Abandon all-day desk warming, it's a joke that someone has to come in and sit even when they're done with lesson planning just to get… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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