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Updated August 18, 2015
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  1. Assistant

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    Former Contractor - Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Contractor - Assistant in New York, NY
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at International Institute for Learning as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It was a learning experience.

    Cons

    Could be an unprofessional atmosphere.


  2. Mom and Pop Shop

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    Former Employee - Inside Sales Executive in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Executive in New York, NY
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at International Institute for Learning (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    IIL is located in a nice central manhattan spot near the subway, opportunities for all walks of life at the price of a very low salary and bad management.

    Cons

    Mom and pop company, no HR, bad bad management, all the smart ones have quit

    Advice to Management

    Don't hire your daughter. Be accountable.


  3. Sales Development Manager

    Former Employee - Sales Development Representative in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Development Representative in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at International Institute for Learning full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - If the CEO sees the potential in you, you will get a chance to move up - Family environment. Everyone is friendly and helpful

    Cons

    - No proper training, too much pressure to meet the goals - Some products are obsolete and not of good quality - Decisions are centralized - High turnover and people are moved from one department to another frequently

    Advice to Management

    - Offer your sales staff a proper training, give them the right to make decisions. - Don't scare and manipulate your employees


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  5. Media Department

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    Former Contractor - Associate Producer in New York, NY
    Former Contractor - Associate Producer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at International Institute for Learning as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good for people who have little/limited knowledge in studio production. There is ample opportunity to work with all aspects of equipment.

    Cons

    Very little pre-production focus. Projects lack scope, clear project management, or budget reporting.

    Advice to Management

    Start over; bring in independent bids once scopes are clear.


  6. Sr. Editor Head of Post Production

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at International Institute for Learning full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Steady work 9-5 nice people

    Cons

    Not challenging enough very narrow nit-ch


  7. Helpful (1)

    Great Company, But Stuck In the Past

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    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at International Institute for Learning full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -Work/life balance -Nice People -Great view from the office -Ideas welcomed -Open door policy with Leadership

    Cons

    -Departments are in silos -Expect your role and desk to change multiple times -Generational divide is huge and not favorable towards Millennials -Leadership is reactive- crisis to crisis -No promotions

    Advice to Management

    Modernize the website, embrace SEO and more acceptance of individual & different work-styles Increas


  8. Great Place for Self-Motivated Individuals

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    Current Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at International Institute for Learning full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great People, Not time-keepers, Consistent Expectations. There is room for you to grow but it is mostly all on you what you. make of the opportunity

    Cons

    If you are instruction needy; this is not the place for you.

    Advice to Management

    Be open to unique, totally different out-of-the-box ideas from ANYONE....Janitor to CFO


  9. Helpful (1)

    Learning is part of the system

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at International Institute for Learning full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Truly never a dull moment, and you will always be challenged and you will be definitely be ever learning as long as you are that kind of person. A Global company, 20 locations worldwide. Represented in every major city on a map. They set the standard for Project Management training.

    Cons

    Not for the non-flexible and it is not a place you "coast".


  10. Helpful (1)

    Leaders in Project Management Training

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at International Institute for Learning full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The best names in project management are in some way associated with IIL. Excellent brand. Longevity. The world's leading project Management expert, Dr. Harold Kerzner, is the Executive Director of IIL. Global representation.

    Cons

    Decision-making is sometimes too centralized.



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