Everest University Online

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Everest University Online Reviews in Orlando, FL

Updated October 11, 2014
Updated October 11, 2014
80 Reviews
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Pros
  • We had work sports teams great free coffee and special events for holidays (in 5 reviews)

  • Co-workers are amazing, great coffee, good benefits (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management is tone deaf to the needs of our students (in 6 reviews)

  • Admissions call centers often have big lay-offs, so job security is low (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    Interviewed, enrolled and marketed for prospective students to start post-secondary programs.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Admissions Representative in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Admissions Representative in Orlando, FL

    I worked at Everest University Online full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Being able to make a difference in changing a person's life for the better. Giving them hope and confidence to accept they can become better and that it takes hard work to achieve excellence. I also enjoy working with people in various culture and diverse background.

    Cons

    Challenges were just opportunities to grow and improve.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Support your team.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  2.  

    Instructor, Nice When I Started

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Instructor in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Instructor in Orlando, FL

    I worked at Everest University Online full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good compensation, benefits, great coworkers. This was the best job I ever had, until the layoffs started.

    Cons

    Huge lay offs, micromanagement, focus on financial growth of company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Might be a moot point, not sure if they still exist.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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    It Was the Best of Times, The Worst of Times

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Adjunct Instructor in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Adjunct Instructor in Orlando, FL

    I worked at Everest University Online full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    It started out as the best job I've ever had. My Department Head was a great person who cared about her staff and the students.I enjoyed going to work, and was proud of all my students ,especially when they finally got to wear their cap and gown at graduation.

    Cons

    It became more business and numbers, rather than an institution of learning. It wasn't fun anymore. Teachers were being told to pass students that should not have passed , or who we felt were in the wrong program.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It was a great place to learn and work. Granted, the economy was a huge part of the problem, but there should have been more communication between teaching staff and corporate to find a better way of dealing with the situation.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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    Huge Layoffs

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

    I worked at Everest University Online full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Great Co-Workers
    It was the best job I ever had
    Tuition
    I used to love going to work every day

    Cons

    Departments closing.
    More Corporation than learning institution
    Classes being "taught out"due to low enrollment
    Morale is low due to overwork and fear of more layoffs.
    The company has lost it's heart, people have become numbers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You need to listen to employees. Yes, cutomer service is a big part of the job, but if an employee tells you there is a problem ,perhaps you should listen and work towards a solution.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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