ITT Educational Services Reviews

Updated August 18, 2015
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ITT Educational Services Chairman and CEO Kevin M. Modany
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  1. Great organization no matter what you read!

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    Former Employee - Management in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Management in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at ITT Educational Services (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Leader in Field, innovative and caring professional staff. Senior Management at Corporate are long term players who care about the employees and students.

    Cons

    CEO - who has resigned but never seems to leave - is holding back the Company with legal issues and his short sighted money saving approach. When he leaves the folks at ITT hope it can get back to be the better company it one was.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Good Colleagues; heavy workload.

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    Current Employee - Compliance in Carmel, IN
    Current Employee - Compliance in Carmel, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ITT Educational Services full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Most of the employees are very easy to work with and support each other to meet the company goals.

    Cons

    The workload is very heavy in all departments, and resources are not allocated efficiently.

    Advice to Management

    Spend those limited dollars more wisely to help reduce the workload for overburdened employees.


  3. Helpful (2)

    Worst IT Culture in Indianapolis

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at ITT Educational Services full-time

    Pros

    Great relationship with co-workers in IT - misery loves company

    Cons

    IT is a cost center; worst leadership of over 100 companies I have worked for or with


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  5. Excellent place

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    Former Employee - Student in Arlington, TX
    Former Employee - Student in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ITT Educational Services full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There is a fantastic group of people that work there, very caring place.

    Cons

    Sometimes work could be a little overwhelming.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  6. Helpful (3)

    Working at ITT

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carmel, IN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carmel, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The people here are awesome to work with. Some of the employee appreciation things are nice (going to the race for free and the state fair, free lunch 3 times a week *u might not like it all*)

    Cons

    management is closed minded and clique-ish. Raises are given once a year (Feb) if given at all. No room for advancement unless someone else moves or leaves. High turnover and no replacements. Old equipment used (still using XP and Oracle 9 with no support).

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate your loyal employees and empower them not just talk about it. Open your minds


  7. Helpful (1)

    Chair of Drafting and Design

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at ITT Educational Services full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Interacting and educating the students was very rewarding but did not outweigh the numerous amounts of issues with ITT. The one pro is that I am not there any longer!

    Cons

    The worst career choice I made. Low wages, long hours, and high expectations. The equipment, curriculum, and software is long out dated. There were times I would open the building at 7:30am and close the building at 12 midnight on the same day. I was expected to work at least 45-50 hours per week as a salaried (exempt) employee but was reprimanded if I need time to attend a doctor's appointment. Some of the required events Chairs had to attend outside of the 45-50 hours per week, were recruiting trips to high schools, recruiting trips to malls, graduations each quarter, freshmen orientations each quarter, club activities twice per week, workshops twice per week, seminars one per week, plus teaching four classes on top of the daily managerial duties such as calling absent students, checking equipment, running grade reports, auditing instructors, etc.

    Advice to Management

    Start looking into the students' quality of education and stop worrying about the company's profits. Stop recruiting students who have no ability to work because of mental health issues. Hopefully gainful employment requirements will stop this practice.


  8. HQ Employee

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ITT Educational Services full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nice facility, plenty of free parking, free lunch three times per week. Outstanding mission.

    Cons

    Industry in flux, transition time for company.

    Advice to Management

    Just stay focused on the mission.


  9. Helpful (2)

    Great Resume Builder

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    Former Employee - Director of Recruitment
    Former Employee - Director of Recruitment
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    opportunity to advance personal growth introduction to management

    Cons

    Compensation Internal promotions/compensation Long hours High pressure Late nights for admissions reps

    Advice to Management

    Get on a local level instead of staying at corporate so you know what challenges each location is facing.


  10. Helpful (3)

    Okay People and Company Hours are terrible

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ITT Educational Services full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Company communication Friendly people teaching company policies They love promoting from within you just have to be willing to move to a new campus Lots of different campuses throughout US.

    Cons

    HOURS Hours Hours.. shifts start 9-6, 10-7 11-8 and 12-9 Talk about not having a life! Sales Sales Sales-Always trying to sell the school no matter what position jobs rely on the sales so always worried about lay offs Majority of students don't even start school they never show up so all that hard work you do for them is for nothing huge divided between different departments. Majority of promotions are only through corporate

    Advice to Management

    Allow and 8-5 day so someone can have a normal life really show how much you appreciate your workers they are the ones selling the school keep the communication going any changes be sure to tell it.


  11. Helpful (2)

    Staff cutting has started

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Location. Benefits and wages about average. Free lunches 3 times per week.

    Cons

    Staff reductions have started. Questionable future of company. Needs new top leadership ASAP, starting with CEO and CFO.

    Advice to Management

    Board: Replace top leadership NOW, starting with CEO and CFO. Cannot afford to wait for CEO's upcoming departure. Need to announce that CFO is also leaving.



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