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Updated Jun 13, 2021

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3.2
57%
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57%
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51Talk Founder Jack Jiajia Huang
Jack Jiajia Huang
779 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay really flexible for work from home(in 126 reviews)

  • "Flexible schedule for working from home set up(in 81 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "too many penalties too many rules(in 323 reviews)

  • "Fewer bookings over the past few months-(in 136 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      wonderful employer

      Jun 10, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Management is supportive, no complaints. Working here is gerat.

      Cons

      No cons that I know of

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    2. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Terrible communication

      Jun 13, 2021 - Independent Teacher 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Manage your own class openings

      Cons

      Terrible communication and lack of support. Many IT issues.

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    3. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Low Salary High Penalties

      May 23, 2021 - Online ESL Teacher in China, ME
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      You can work from home

      Cons

      Very high penalties usually the AC is at fault not the teacher

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      idk

      May 14, 2021 - Online English Teacher in Brooklyn, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      flexible time and good students

      Cons

      penalties are really high and unjust

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Milestone!

      May 2, 2021 - ESL Teacher in China, ME
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      You can control your own time.

      Cons

      Big deductions and inconsiderate of someone's emergency situation.

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Fun, creative

      Mar 6, 2021 - English Teacher in Denver, CO
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Set your own hours; teach kids who strive to learn

      Cons

      Limited contact with admin and tech support

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee

      decent

      Apr 9, 2021 - ESL Teacher in Saint Petersburg, FL
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      decent pay, pretty reliable hours

      Cons

      support can take a while to respond

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Newly hired teacher

      Jan 25, 2021 - Newly Hired Teacher in Laguna, Los Angeles, CA, Optional[CA]
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      great environment and flexible time

      Cons

      salary is not competitive enough

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Love to teach

      Feb 26, 2021 - ESL Teacher 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Loved working with the students.

      Cons

      Management was changing constantly and policies changed as quickly as the management would change. Inconsistent with procedures.

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      OK I guess

      Jan 24, 2021 - Teacher 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      I was able to schedule my own hours

      Cons

      I didn't always have students

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