Varsity Tutors

  www.varsitytutors.com
  www.varsitytutors.com
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Not enough money for independent contracting

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Varsity Tutors

Pros

Sets you up with clients

Automated payment system easy to use

Good if you like working with kids

Cons

Gives you no training or prep materials (the online prep materials submitted by tutors are a joke)--you are an independent contractor

Pays only for time spent tutoring, not for commute or prep time ($20 an hour starts looking a lot closer to minimum wage--possibly less if you factor in gas prices)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Not very many hours.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Tutor in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Tutor in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Varsity Tutors part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Varsity Tutors is a very easy to work with company. They are willing to help you as much as they can, and have a decent enough salary.

    Cons

    I have spent several months with no work from Varsity Tutors. Obviously during the summer and winter holiday seasons there aren't going to be hours, and I plan accordingly for that, but I went an entire semester without having a single student.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I can hustle my own students for substantially more money, and I do because I'm not getting enough hours. I would recommend that there be some kind of active recruiting of students.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Innovative Corporate Culture

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

    I have been working at Varsity Tutors full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    I love working from home and the flexibility Varsity Tutors provides. Even though my co-workers are in different cities, we get along really well and everyone is a pleasure to work with. As the company continues to grow, it's great that the employees have the opportunity to contribute to ideas and the big picture. I feel that my opinion is valued and I am respected by my peers.

    Cons

    It's really hard to balance your work and personal life. It takes a lot of personal time management but it's not impossible.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please offer more professional development/training

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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