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Extremely Hostile and Unstable Working Environment ....Run as fast as you can!

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Grand Canyon University full-time

Pros

Opportunity to help people continue their education

Cons

* Upper management is beyond unethical and extremely hostile towards employees
* Team calls with management consists of yelling, screaming, cursing, degrading employees, and constantly threatening to fire you and hire someone else for less pay
* No opportunities for growth
* Low morale amongst employees due to the harsh and unfair conditions
* No clear job expectations ; expectations change daily with little expanation as to set everyone up for failure
* No respect or appreciation for the hard work and accomplishments you bring to the comapany
* Overworked 15+ hours a day
* Focus is on getting the numbers for the company not on students or employees

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Average place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Grand Canyon University

    Pros

    If you enjoy helping others succeed and pursue higher educational goals, this is definitely the place to be an employee. I take great pride in helping others succeed in reaching their educational potential and share in their excitement of reaching the pinnacle of education -- commencement.

    Cons

    Very little opportunity for internal promotions, especially if one happens to fall within the age protected class. Above 75% of promotees and new hires fall in the category of 20-30 something, leading some to conclude that promotions and postions for anyone older than 30-something is definitely not going to happen. The HR department is not one to be trusted by any employee because there is no fairness being dealt whenever an employee makes a complaint. There are no succession plans in place to assist employees with preparing for possible promotions -- HR is there at the will and discretion of the CEO only.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide employees with succession plans and programs to assist in interal promotions. Identify specific KSAOs for every position, and do not disregard them as in the past, keep them updated, and promote training for needed skills for internal candidates.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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    ok

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Grand Canyon University

    Pros

    education benefits are incredibly helpful

    Cons

    hard to move up, small company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    mingle with employees and make them feel valued. Upgrade systems

    No opinion of CEO
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