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Don't look behind the curtain

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Director of Marketing in New York, NY
Former Employee - Director of Marketing in New York, NY

I worked at Scholastic full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

*Scholastic has a great reputation to its customers and the reading public
*They provide good literature at very low prices through their book clubs
*If you think about the ultimate user of the product, you feel good about what you are doing
*Good benefits

Cons

*I found very few people who actually enjoyed their jobs there
*The morale is very low, and you feel like there is a black cloud hovering overhead
*The company suffers from mismanagement starting at the very top, and the upper level management seems to be engaged in too much internal politicking and maneuvering
*The pay isn't worth the agita

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Summer Intern

    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at Scholastic as an intern

    Pros

    The pay and the people

    Cons

    Did not utilize my abilities

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    Good Place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Secaucus, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Secaucus, NJ

    I have been working at Scholastic full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work life balance, great mission, great team of employees

    Cons

    Outdated IT systems, but working on it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep working on IT system

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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