Scholastic

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A very good environment to work in.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - QA Consultant in New York, NY
Current Employee - QA Consultant in New York, NY

I have been working at Scholastic

Pros

Good work environment
Respect for employees
Provides a great product for children

Cons

Salary is a little on the low side

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Some technology upgrades are needed.

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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    a money-wasting company led by a disorganized and spoiled upper management team

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    Former Employee - Assistant Editor in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Assistant Editor in New York, NY

    I worked at Scholastic

    Pros

    They loved wasting money on the most boring "moral boosting" parties... but at least there was booze and food. The health benefits were also very good, and you got them as soon as you started to work at Scholastic.

    Cons

    - Upper management team wasted everyone's time (and too much money!) by making endless revisions, as well as making everyone work on their personal projects (e.g. every year the president of my division had the production team make personalized holiday cards for her family).
    - HR doesn't listen to your problems, and they always relay confidential info to your manager.
    - Upper management treats everyone like their slaves. And if you don't suck up to them constantly, they do everything they can to get you fired. I've witnessed many high-level employees be treated so well, and the moment they disagree with their boss, they are black-listed.
    - Everyone is underpaid because they give their VP's outrageous annual bonuses ($100K-200K)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your employees with respect!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    went from good place to work to very bad

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jefferson City, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jefferson City, MO

    I have been working at Scholastic

    Pros

    good to know your making a differance in childrens lives.the insurance is ok for now. the employers are friendly

    Cons

    company not manage very well.people are treated like children and you are not suppose to have a life other than schlastic

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    treat people with more resect and you will get further than ruling with an iron fist. oh and the cost of living has gone up so wake up and give the people enough to support themselves.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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