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4 people found this helpful  

It has been a learning experience.

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Kaplan Student Advisor  in  New York, NY
Current Employee - Kaplan Student Advisor in New York, NY

I have been working at Kaplan full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great people.
Decent out-of-college job.

Cons

Low to fair pay.
Unqualified management
Not very organized
Lack of meritocracy
Limited room for growth
Rampant favortism.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Management should be a bit more understanding. Management should seek efficiency with the input of staff. Also, management should be willing to help student advisors climb the corporate ladder instead of being threatened by new talent.

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    On Its Way

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    Current Employee - Program Coordinator  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in New York, NY

    I have been working at Kaplan full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There is an opportunity to really carve out a place for yourself. You will be rewarded for being a self starter with an entrepreneurial spirit.

    Cons

    There is not much monetary support for professional development opportunities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide more learning opportunities to staff to reduce turnover rates.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 5 people found this helpful  

    Somewhere in between....

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    Current Employee - Middle Management  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Middle Management in New York, NY

    I have been working at Kaplan full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    People are great. You make some great friends and there's the potential that if people like you, you can move up in the organization. There's also a big push to make it a better place to work which is really cool. Lastly, being able to work from home is a big plus.

    Cons

    Sometimes management really misses the mark in terms of recognizing the people who are actually keeping the ship afloat. There seems to be a real reluctance (or blissful ignorance) when it comes to recognizing the real doers within this company. It can be really frustrating if you're more of a doer and less of a talker.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reward the right people and hold those accountable who never actually deliver on their lofty promises or who actually end up costing the company money and reputation as opposed to actually contributing anything of lasting worth. It's a shame that you reward talkers more than doers, and it's a shame that you don't invest in the people who are/were truly invested in the company and in making the organization great!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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