Achieve3000 Reviews

Updated Feb 18, 2021

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3.1
48%
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59%
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Achieve3000 Chief Executive Officer Stuart Udell
Stuart Udell
28 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great product, AMAZING co-workers, remote work is possible(in 17 reviews)

  • "Some nice people, good compensation, flexibility to work from home(in 10 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Upper management sends employees videos of themselves on work trips enjoying extracurricular activities(in 10 reviews)

  • "There is little concern for work life balance by corporate and regional management(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Excellent company

      Jan 19, 2021 - Project Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People, projects, leadership, values, products

      Cons

      No cons. Great company to work for that gets better all the time.

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Feb 18, 2021 - Manager in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      office day once a week and national conferences

      Cons

      no increase in salary with more years of experience

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Fulfilling and meaningful role

      Dec 9, 2020 - Anonymous Employee in Red Bank, NJ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Company is focused on one of the most important and noble missions. The leadership has really invested in culture over the past two years and even more so during Covid. The environment is respectful, thoughtful and focused on driving growth. A renewed sense of mission that starts within and empowers has really developed amongst all employees and it is inspiring.

      Cons

      Lots to do and hard to always find the right balance.

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      1 person found this review helpful
    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Mission

      Oct 26, 2020 - Curriculum and Implementation Manager in Jersey City, NJ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Mission to help children with literacy.

      Cons

      Too much travel for implementation managers.

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    5. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      It was okay.. until it wasn't

      Dec 18, 2020 - Anonymous Employee in Red Bank, NJ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The amount of PTO I received

      Cons

      Seemed organized, employees unappreciated, micromanaging, mid level manager collecting a pay check and not doing too much work, no room to move up in career

      1 person found this review helpful
    6. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      High turn over in marketing

      Dec 14, 2020 - Director of Marketing in Lakewood, NJ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      interesting business, model, great solution for helping kids

      Cons

      high turn over, low morale

      1 person found this review helpful
    7. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      The Land of Broken Promises

      Nov 30, 2020 - Customer Success Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits are okay. Some teams are great to work with.

      Cons

      No sense of being a valued employee. Unused PTO doesn't roll over and is not compensated. Bumbling behemoth of a company that has no concept of efficiency. Latches onto an antiquated product in lieu of acknowledging fresher, better products. Bonuses that we were promised? Those didn't happen. And there's no opportunity to move up in the company. Any "lateral" moves that have been offered would come with a drop in pay. NOT acceptable when I'm already making barely enough.

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      3 people found this review helpful
    8. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Poor experience and behind the times

      Sep 7, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Remote work locations widely accepted

      Cons

      Ancient work processes and resistant to change

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      3 people found this review helpful
    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great education company

      Apr 12, 2020 - Anonymous Employee in Red Bank, NJ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits, beautiful office, great suite of products, helping children

      Cons

      Lack of career advancement in company

      1 person found this review helpful
    10. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      I had to get out...

      Jun 2, 2020 - Support 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Generous PTO - this is the only reason I stayed so long. The work-life balance wasn't terrible either.

      Cons

      Don't believe the 5-star reviews, they were probably written by HR. It was okay, but there are much better companies out there. I have heard from friends still at Achieve about major furloughs and layoffs both prior to and because of Covid. In my years (2013 - 2019) at Achieve, there were 5 major layoffs across all departments. Many times I was given more and more work to do with no raise or even a thank you. There was no room for a "worker bee" like me to advance so it was time to move on. I am not sure what the future holds for this company, but it seems pretty abysmal from the other reviews on this page.

      8 people found this review helpful
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