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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL

I have been working at Kaplan University

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

The best reason to work at Kaplan is the salary range which is fair compared to the national average.

Cons

Kaplan does not have a standard they go by as far as training or changes in the company. They do not listen to or care about employee or student feedback on how to make changes or improvements. Kaplan's only concernis about the bottom dollar and numbers not a positive image with students or faculty.

Advice to Management

My advice to management is to actually listen to and impliment employee and student suggestions. Management need to actually be able to do the jobs of the employees they represent and have an education level that matches the students they are supposed to serve.

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    Kaplan is claiming to change but hasn't that much.

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    Former Employee - Admissions Advisor in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Former Employee - Admissions Advisor in Fort Lauderdale, FL

    I worked at Kaplan University

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

    Pros

    If you can get employment outside of Admissions, then it should be a great opportunity. If you are able to get employed right now, at least it's a job with better pay than unemployment.

    Cons

    Tremendous amount of micromanagement with you being monitored in all accounts of the job. Calls are closely monitored and if you make mistakes, no second chances are given (hence the revolving door). They have no problems firing employees no matter how long they have worked for the company, even for petty mistakes. Many of the management staff still continue to put high amounts of pressure on the advisors to sell, sell, sell. You are expected to follow a strict schedule that is given to you weekly telling you when to take breaks and lunch.

    Advice to Management

    Break down some of the management levels as their must be at least 6 levels before you reach the CEO in Admissions alone. Take more pressure off the Admissions staff and focus on quality, not quantity.


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    Great Place to Work...if you are patient

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL

    I have been working at Kaplan University

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You have the ability to get great cross functional experience
    Easy to work on very visible projects
    Very entrepreneurial--there is a lot of opportunity to run with your ideas

    Cons

    Poor internal communications prevent anyone from knowing what anyone else is working on

    Advice to Management

    We need a more uniform and accountable culture


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