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A good company with an excellent product.

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Current Employee - Admissions Counselor in Scranton, PA
Current Employee - Admissions Counselor in Scranton, PA

I have been working at Penn Foster, Inc

Pros

the education programs we produce and sell are excellent. Our programs change lives at a very affordable price--less than $1,000. The work environment is pleasant.

Cons

Pay is too low for the experience and quality of work I perform. Company only pays the amount paid by other local employers, rather than reward excellence. Company doesn't care if they lose good employees to employers willing to pay more.

Advice to Management

Get out of the "call center" mentality. We're not selling long distance phone service or credit card offers. Representatives are 'sales counselors' and should be compensated higher. Get out of the employee "revolving door" mentality--pay good employees a good living wage.

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  1. For the most part enjoyable company to work for.

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    Former Employee - Enrollment Advisor in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Enrollment Advisor in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I worked at Penn Foster, Inc full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Health benefits and RRSP contributor.

    Cons

    High employee turnover due to unreasonable and aggresive manager.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to those who are on the floor everyday.


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    I still remember the amazing people I worked with..

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Penn Foster, Inc full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Union, Stable, amazing colleagues and atmosphere.

    Cons

    Like any big company, politics are certainly at play. Deal with it.

    Advice to Management

    Give your "veteran employees" more opportunities to advance their career.


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