National Student Clearinghouse - It could have been better | Glassdoor
There are newer employer reviews for National Student Clearinghouse
There are newer employer reviews for National Student Clearinghouse

See Most Recent

Helpful (2)

"It could have been better"

StarStarStarStarStar
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

Non-profit organization
Proponents of work-life balance
Summer flex schedules
Awesome annual dinner
Bonuses
Matching 401k
Friendly co-workers
Subsidized sodas (only a quarter!)
Active employee entertainment committee
Tuition reimbursement

Cons

Pay is lower than private sector
Oligarchical management
No real career path
Unequal promotion opportunities
A lack of training the trainers

Advice to Management

Perks are nice, but it's better to get at the root of the problems rather than glossing them over with free food.

Other Employee Reviews for National Student Clearinghouse

  1. Helpful (4)

    "Good Company, Bad Management"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Valuable service provider to colleges and universities
    Great benefits like 200% matching on 401K
    Sometimes get surprise time like Friday afternoon before holiday weekend

    Cons

    Executives playing politics; too many snide comments and criticisms
    CEO refuses to deal with infighting among direct reports
    Lots of finger pointing when problems occur

    Advice to Management

    Stop sniping at each other. Employees see it and spend a lot of time talking about it.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great people and great mission"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National Student Clearinghouse full-time

    Pros

    My colleagues are inspiring and hardworking and the vast majority are bought into the mission of the Clearinghouse.

    Cons

    There is a resource strain at the moment, mostly due to the challenging goals the organization has set for itself. This has lead to long work hours for some.

    National Student Clearinghouse Response

    May 11, 2017 – Manager, Talent Acquisition & Development

    NSC is glad to have so many dedicated employees working for our organization who support our mission. Goals that challenge our staff will help develop their careers and propel the organization... More

There are newer employer reviews for National Student Clearinghouse
There are newer employer reviews for National Student Clearinghouse

See Most Recent

Work at National Student Clearinghouse? Share Your Experiences

National Student Clearinghouse
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
 
Click to Rate
or