Kaplan Test Prep - Good company to work for but you trade a good title and work/life balance for low salary. | Glassdoor
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"Good company to work for but you trade a good title and work/life balance for low salary."

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Former Employee - Regional Director in Los Angeles, CA
Former Employee - Regional Director in Los Angeles, CA
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Pros

Many internal resources that come with a large organization owned by a public company. Great opportunity for professional growth and advancement. They hire good people and many are fun and interesting to work with. Great place to work once you are in a an executive position. Top management (President, Divisional Heads) are talented visionaries and inspire confidence.

Cons

Executives can be somewhat arrogant and treat staff poorly (even though their bosses are the opposite). Problems in other divisions can effect top performing divisions. The company may have peaked and the economy and challenges from smaller market players may make it hard to maintain market share of this once great, for-profit educational company.

Advice to Management

Be nicer to lower level employees and get off your high horses..this is test prep not a cure for cancer. Work on retaining top talent through better compensation.

Other Employee Reviews for Kaplan Test Prep

  1. "Great people, interesting work, hard to advance and pay too little"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Great people and interesting work

    Cons

    hard to advance and the pay is too little

    Advice to Management

    decide on an approach and invest in it and give it time to develop. Stop changing direction and letting the inmates run the asylum.


  2. "My time at Kaplan has been a great learning experience."

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    Current Employee - Campus Representative in Ithaca, NY
    Current Employee - Campus Representative in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends

    Pros

    The pros for working as a Campus Representative at Kaplan is that its flexible, easy, and you can put as much time in it as you would like to.

    Cons

    The cons for working as a Campus Representative at Kaplan is that they cut your hours sometimes, and you're not as valued as the teachers.

    Advice to Management

    Give credit where credit is due. When campus reps do a great job, they should be recognized for it along with the Campus Managers.

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