The Art Institutes (HQ)

  www.artinstitutes.edu
  www.artinstitutes.edu
There are newer employer reviews for The Art Institutes (HQ)

 

Unethical work environment

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Assistant Director of Admissions in Sunnyvale, CA
Former Employee - Assistant Director of Admissions in Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at The Art Institutes (HQ) full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Great co-workers that worked hard!

Cons

Set unrealistic sales goals, management will pressure you into enrolling students and question every thing you do to save students to attending the school. Micromanages you and has black out dates to optimize on enrolling as many students as possible.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Trust your employees, please stop harassing certain individuals. Practice what you preach.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

118 Other Employee Reviews for The Art Institutes (HQ) (View Most Recent)

Sort: Rating Date
  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    It seems like a great job at first......

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Director of Admissions
    Former Employee - Assistant Director of Admissions

    I worked at The Art Institutes (HQ) full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Exposure to the art scene in your community, interesting artistic professionals, students, and instructors.

    Cons

    Every minute of your day is micro-managed and then reported in multiple emails to the entire team, and President of the school, several times a day. All that they care about is applications, and how many students start- in other words....money. There is NO morality in terms of who they will accept - if the student is willing to take out $100,000 in loans, then they will accept them and force you to find SOME distant relative who loves this brainwashed student enough to co-sign for them. I actually feel sick when I think about how many students I enrolled, following my training from Ai, and who will never be able to pay off the loans they have signed up for under my guidance. For a while, we had a really solid Admissions team, President and Dean- but Corporate has ruined that atmosphere- driving nearly everyone away from the school and creating an aggressive churn-and-burn environment. Work here at your own risk. The starting salary seems great, but you'll quickly realize that it's not worth it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not worth the effort of offering advice. This company is so saturated with the most obnoxiously toxic and ignorant corporate kool-aid, that there is no advice that will resonate with anyone in "management."

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Not What I Expected

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Art Institutes (HQ) full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great Mission
    Great Students
    Very Passionate about art

    Cons

    It is hard to trust your co workers
    Employees are not appreciated
    Poor communication The eml

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The employees work so much harder than you know. There have been countless times where someone has missed a special event for their families, weddings, funerals, and etc. just to reach their weekly/monthly goals. I wish management appreciated it's amazing and dedicated of employees more.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
There are newer employer reviews for The Art Institutes (HQ)

Work at The Art Institutes (HQ)? Share Your Experiences

The Art Institutes (HQ)

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.