Penn Foster, Inc Overview

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  • www.pennfoster.edu
  • Scranton, PA
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 1890
  • Company - Private
  • Education Training Services
  • $25 to $50 million (USD)

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Penn Foster offers career-focused, affordable education through our 150 high school, career school and college programs. Every year over 300,000 students enroll in programs to help prepare for careers in in-demand fields like Early Childhood Education, Pharmacy Tech, HVACR, ...
Mission: Penn Foster's mission is to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and credentials that can help them work toward their goals of advancing in their chosen field, starting a new career, or pursuing lifelong learning.

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Penn Foster, Inc Reviews

3.7
71%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
Approve of CEO
Frank Britt
Frank Britt
64 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"Love This Company"

Oct 15, 2021 - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Great Company, enjoy my time here

Cons

None that I can think of.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Penn Foster, Inc

4.5
(20 Reviews)

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Penn Foster, Inc Interviews

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Positive67%
Negative13%
Neutral20%
Getting an Interview
Applied online79%
Other7%
Employee Referral7%
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    Overall the experience was positive. Although I realized during the interview with the CMO that I wasn’t going to be selected. The HR person was absent for more than a week and suddenly sent an email saying he will have updates next week as they are going through the interview process. He did come back 2 days later and said they were selecting other candidates with more B2C experience. That’s fine, I felt that the email was sent just to be keep me warm as a backup candidate. Seeing that this role is still unfilled, at this time, I would suggest this company scale down the requirements. No one is going to be an expert in data science and google analytics/google tag manager and also knowledgeable about bridging multiple data sources to do reporting across multiple marketing channels. Even if someone like that exist I am pretty sure they are well compensated in much better situation and not considering employment in a smaller company. Be realistic in your expectations. Anyone claiming to know all of these is sure selling you snake oil.
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Company Updates

January 20, 2020
We're #PFProud of our 75 recipients of employee milestones! We celebrate their dedication to making education accessible to our over 250,000 learners so they can thrive. From 5-50 years of service, these people are the heart of Penn Foster and an integral part of what makes working at Penn Foster great.
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November 8, 2019
Penn Foster Receives 2019 Learning in Practice Award from Chief Learning Officer We’re proud to share that Penn Foster is the recipient of a 2019 Learning in Practice Award, presented at the Chief Learning Officer Symposium held in Chicago, Illinois for our partnership with EmployBridge. EmployBridge, the largest industrial staffing company in the United States, partnered with us in 2017 to create the Better WorkLife Academy with the goal of providing training and upskilling to associates. Since it’s inception, more than 22,000 EmployBridge associates have participated in the program.

Penn Foster, Inc Awards & Accolades

  • SAGE Award - MarketingSage Awards, Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence2018
  • Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania (Large)Best Companies Group2009

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...Penn Foster provides health benefits, ample paid time off, promotions and upskilling to ensure their employees are happy and feel confident performing their duties....

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