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February 19, 2022

Pros

It will depend on who your agent is.

Cons

1. The penalty for missing a class is out of this world. 2. There is no opportunity for career advancement since the company does not offer any set of trainings. 3. The company doesn't entertain any suggestions from the teachers. 4. The company's platform is very counterproductive.

2. There is no opportunity for career advancement since the company does not offer any set of trainings. Read More

February 19, 2022

Reviewed by: Home Based Online English Teacher in Manila, Manila (Current Employee)

December 23, 2021

Pros

The staff is very nice,organized and understanding.

Cons

The penalties for missed classes are HUGE

The penalties for missed classes are HUGE Read More

December 23, 2021

Reviewed by: ESL Teacher (Current Employee)

April 8, 2021

Pros

They are really communicative with the teacher and are always training the teachers in group settings

Cons

Unfortunately the pay isn’t enough , unless you live in Vietnam or philippines

They are really communicative with the teacher and are always training the teachers in group settings Read More

April 8, 2021

Reviewed by: Online English Teacher in Los Angeles, CA (Current Employee)

August 24, 2022

Pros

Lots of classes, good communication from the company, good assistance if there are technical problems

Cons

Salary could be more, penalties are very high

Lots of classes, good communication from the company, good assistance if there are technical problems Read More

August 24, 2022

Reviewed by: ESL Teacher in Johannesburg (Current Employee)

March 24, 2021

Pros

none I can remember after you read the cons

Cons

I worked for 3 years or this company, 5.0 rating, students were ,, FIGHTING'' to get my classes. Every time I ha problems with my cerebral palsy spasms I showed medical document as proof, they deduct the class rom my pay (ok) , but then I start new treatment an miss 4 classes ( still showed medical documents) - After 3 years they fire me with breach of contract they made ( 14 days probation -1 month - 2 months ) on day 4 with no reply since, 3 years - 5.0. rating - no vacation days or weekends, holidays or birthdays - sacked after 3 years with perfect rating and medical documents needed to be excused-knowing about my condition and me not taking regular treatments to give as much time to the company I have - which at one point was 450 classes in the month.

Advice to Management

compassion

which at one point was 450 classes in the month. Read More

March 24, 2021

Reviewed by: ESL Teacher in Belgrade, Central Serbia (Former Employee)

March 24, 2021

Pros

none I can remember after you read the cons

Cons

I worked for 3 years or this company, 5.0 rating, students were ,, FIGHTING'' to get my classes. Every time I ha problems with my cerebral palsy spasms I showed medical document as proof, they deduct the class rom my pay (ok) , but then I start new treatment an miss 4 classes ( still showed medical documents) - After 3 years they fire me with breach of contract they made ( 14 days probation -1 month - 2 months ) on day 4 with no reply since, 3 years - 5.0. rating - no vacation days or weekends, holidays or birthdays - sacked after 3 years with perfect rating and medical documents needed to be excused-knowing about my condition and me not taking regular treatments to give as much time to the company I have - which at one point was 450 classes in the month.

Advice to Management

compassion

I worked for 3 years or this company, 5.0 rating, students were ,, FIGHTING'' to get my classes. Read More

March 24, 2021

Reviewed by: ESL Teacher in Belgrade, Central Serbia (Former Employee)

April 10, 2022

Pros

booking system flexible regular students (prebooked classes means reserved classes) *instant students*

Cons

low salary 132php per hr penalties .10% and .20% of your whole salary for AWON absence without notice cancellations of classes will cause you 132php per hr

Advice to Management

management has many demands they give feedback about your classes. they watch classes every month and give suggestions. usually much negative feedback about your class. You can only have 3 warning letters per year about excessive absences and cancellations that might lead to termination. The maximum cancellation is 10 classes per month.

regular students (prebooked classes means reserved classes) Read More

April 10, 2022

Reviewed by: Tutor (Former Employee)

April 10, 2022

Pros

booking system flexible regular students (prebooked classes means reserved classes) *instant students*

Cons

low salary 132php per hr penalties .10% and .20% of your whole salary for AWON absence without notice cancellations of classes will cause you 132php per hr

Advice to Management

management has many demands they give feedback about your classes. they watch classes every month and give suggestions. usually much negative feedback about your class. You can only have 3 warning letters per year about excessive absences and cancellations that might lead to termination. The maximum cancellation is 10 classes per month.

cancellations of classes will cause you 132php per hr Read More

April 10, 2022

Reviewed by: Tutor (Former Employee)

January 8, 2022

Pros

The staff helps you a lot. Good pay with some bonuses. Paid training and meetings. Easy materials to teach. Customer Service helps you to communicate with parents or students who are not behaving well.

Cons

The penalties are too harsh. Teachers are penalized for events the cannot control (e.g. blackouts, ISP downtime),

Advice to Management

Usually, ISPs provide an official statement about downtimes that should be accepted by the company in unikely scenarios.

Paid training and meetings. Read More

January 8, 2022

Reviewed by: ESL Online Tutor in Beijing, Beijing (Current Freelancer)

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