Penn Foster, Inc Overview

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  • www.pennfoster.edu
  • Scranton, PA
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 1890
  • College / University
  • Colleges & Universities
  • $25 to $100 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

3.2
61%
Recommend to a Friend
47%
Approve of CEO
Frank Britt
Frank Britt
80 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"Company with a mission"

Dec 3, 2022 - Instructor in Scranton, PA

Pros

-company history and mission. -generous paid time off. -taking free courses.

Cons

-communication between departments. -benefits could be better.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Penn Foster, Inc

3.6
(50 Reviews)

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Penn Foster, Inc Interviews

Experience
Positive55%
Negative18%
Neutral27%
Getting an Interview
Applied online84%
Other5%
Employee Referral5%
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    Phone interview with recruiting then virtual interview with manager. They seemed to be looking for something very specific. In my case, it seemed like we were mutually uninterested. Seems to be a very sterile, academic environment.
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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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What is paid time off like at Penn Foster, Inc?

...Friendly coworkers, consistent hours, decent PTO, nice company culture, community outreach/opportunities....

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Employees rate Penn Foster, Inc 3.2 out of 5 stars based on 152 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 61% of employees would recommend working at Penn Foster, Inc to a friend. This is based on 146 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

55% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Penn Foster, Inc as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.1 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Penn Foster, Inc.

53% of employees think that Penn Foster, Inc has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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