Everest College Reviews

Updated August 28, 2014
Updated August 28, 2014
142 Reviews

2.4
142 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great benefits, steady schedule coworkers are wonderful (in 10 reviews)

  • Helping people make a difference in their personal life with career training (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • uncertainty of job security and lack of communication between departments (in 6 reviews)

  • Unrealistic expectations and goals (in 5 reviews)

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  1.  

    Challenging and Rewarding

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Everest College full-time

    Pros

    I change students lives by placing them in their chosen career fields,

    Cons

    The company is in the process of being sold.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The campus departments work well together.

    Negative Outlook
  2.  

    The experience was a positive environment and I enjoy working with co-workers

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    Current Employee - SFP  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - SFP in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Everest College full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It felt like working with Family. I enjoyed the team work. I was able to meet managers at other campuses by helping out.

    Cons

    No opportunity for growth. Learn the roles of directors but no opportunity to move forward. Many of false promises but no execution.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop employees to move in a management role.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Horrible Terrible Very Unprofessional

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    Current Employee - Admissions Representative  in  Arlington, TX
    Current Employee - Admissions Representative in Arlington, TX

    I have been working at Everest College full-time

    Pros

    Decent Pay Friendly Co Workers

    Cons

    Micro Managed, Unprofessional, They provide you with false information and false hope. They are struggling to stay open cause they are liars and don't operate with proper or good work ethics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Go ahead and just shut the school down like you have the other 10 campuses that have been shut down due to all the bad publicity and lawsuits

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Friendly

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Everest College

    Pros

    Diverse culture as evidenced by students and faculty. The students were eagerly willing achieve their education goals. The environment is conducive for learning.

    Cons

    The location is distance away. The administration was not very respectful to its employees. The leadership style was autocratic in nature.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide incentives that would attract the best and the brightest. Leadership should embrace the participatory form of leadership style.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Account Representative

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    Current Employee - Account Representative  in  Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Account Representative in Kansas City, MO

    I have been working at Everest College full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Helping students not only with their career but with the life.

    Cons

    uncertainty of job security and lack of communication between departments

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better training

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Not what I thought!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Everest College

    Pros

    You get to help identify a career path for someone that may be confused, lost or scared.

    Cons

    Long hours, no work life balance, way too stressful.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Appreciate your employees that work hard.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    It was educative, fun and students took their studies serious.

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    Current Employee - MIBC Instructor  in  West Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - MIBC Instructor in West Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Everest College part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The staff is organized and friendly, the course curriculum is up to standard. The Career Services try their best to make sure that students with perfect attendance have jobs upon completion of their course. In short Everest is student and community friendly.

    Cons

    Dealing with at risk students. Those who may want to drop out as soon as they come in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Everest should continue reaching out to those communities where young people think they do not have hope. This will go a long way of fulfilling the slogan: "We in Everest do care and do change lives. These communities are Culver City, Crenshaw, Manchester and south central

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    It's had many downs and very few positive moments.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Everest College

    Pros

    It's very student oriented and focus. The students future is our truest concern.

    Cons

    All about the #'s, and the employees are being neglected.

  10.  

    Awful, and nothing but lies told to employees and students from higher ups!

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    Former Employee - Admissions Representative  in  Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Admissions Representative in Washington, DC

    I worked at Everest College full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Salary, made great life long friends! Commute was ok. Office location.

    Cons

    Hours worked! No flexibility with schedule, set days with late nights till 8PM, and system used to clock in and out was slowwwww!
    Working soooo many weekends out of the month! No higher ups volunteering to work for staff, on a weekend needed off. Pretty much forced to do whatever they asked and no questions asked environment. A TON of dishonesty from directors and up, secrets and things not told to employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat and trust your people! There was so much good talent working in my location as well as others, and we weren't treated like human beings, but made to work like each student was indeed a number!! All they cared about was numbers, conversion rates and percentages, and giving staff a hard time for any and every personal life concern!! Not treated as people with real feelings and hardships.
    My advice to them, if they get the opportunity to run any business again after the current state of the company which seems to be bankruptcy, do things differently, and perhaps this could be avoided!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    good

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Career Services Representative
    Former Employee - Career Services Representative

    I worked at Everest College full-time

    Pros

    Good management, great students and coworkers

    Cons

    lack of job security, weekend hours

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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