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  1. "Greenhouse Not Garden"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Gate Guard in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Esalen Institute part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great perks like scholarships for massage and workshops. Diverse backgrounds of staff, faculty and customers. Model for sustainable and eco-conscious living.

    Cons

    Poor upper management structure. Lack of clear communication at times. Low salaries.

    Advice to Management

    Be more open with staff about changes, about finances, about the open questions in terms of planing and process for events, policy shifts etc..

    Esalen Institute2018-06-01

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "A Growth Experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Varied 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Esalen Institute part-time

    Pros

    Weekly all staff meetings, personal growth, remote location, beautiful, community

    Cons

    Hierarchy bound, inside a bubble

    Esalen Institute2019-08-19
  2. "Inspiring and Enlightening!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cabins Steward in Big Sur, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Esalen Institute full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Check-ins, housing on sight, the baths, meals included, access to workshops. A true paradise to develop and explore your own human potential!

    Cons

    The weather, road closures, and rough terrain can be tedious.

    Advice to Management

    Add more housing for staff!

    Esalen Institute2019-02-09

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