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Better Open Door Policy

Corps Member (Former Employee) Los Angeles, CA

Pros"Who you know" Benefits
motivation to help the community

Cons"what you know" ignorance and dedcation to saviour-complex
be prepared to ignore their advice and just teach

Advice to Senior Managementlisten to your corps members reviews

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    hard working, yet flexible and fun

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) New York, NY

    I worked at Teach for America as an intern for less than a year

    Pros: The vibe is definitely hardworking - leaning towards type A - but still cool and collected, so it makes for a trusting environment. It's also… Cons: You might end up making less than similar positions… Advice to Senior Management: Sometimes the sheer amount of flexibility made some teams feel… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    Outstanding Opportunities... Not Perfect, but One of the Best in Meaningful Reform Efforts

    TFA Corps Member (Current Employee) Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at Teach for America as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros: -Almost unparalleled network of educators and education professionals -Numerous opportunities for professional development -Advancement potential… Cons: -Relocation is often necessary for advancement -Stringent/required "buy-in" to TFA best… Advice to Senior Management: -Strengthen the hiring preferences and practices for TFA alums seeking employment in their home regions -Expand your… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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