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Kumon Employee Reviews about "repetitive and boring"

Updated Jan 25, 2020

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Hidenori Ikegami
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  • "Minimum wage unless you aren’t in high school(in 116 reviews)

  • "Absolutely no room for growth or increasing hours(in 46 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to gain experience"

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    Current Employee - Tutor 

    I have been working at Kumon part-time

    Pros

    Good environment, fast paced, and good coworkers

    Cons

    Low hours, no way to move up

    Kumon2019-11-25
  2. "Great first job"

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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Kumon

    Pros

    This is a great job for students

    Cons

    The work may become repetitive

    Kumon2020-01-24
  3. "Tutor"

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    Former Employee - Tutor 

    I worked at Kumon full-time

    Pros

    It was fun to interact with kids, and I loved teaching them

    Cons

    It was tiring to grades papers over and over.

    Kumon2020-01-24
  4. "Overall work experience at Kumon"

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    Former Employee - Floater in Katy, TX
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kumon part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The work environment is very organized and rewarding in the personal sense.

    Cons

    Sometimes the amount of kids that come into Kumon makes it very stressful to work.

    Kumon2020-01-23
  5. "Chill Environment"

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    Former Employee - Kumon Math & Reading Tutor 

    I worked at Kumon part-time

    Pros

    The job responsibilities were very simple and repetitive.

    Cons

    Minimum wage as this is more of a student job.

    Kumon2020-01-23
  6. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Academic Tutor in Marriottsville, MD
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kumon part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    learning environment friendly coworkers good place for part time high school job

    Cons

    some kids are hard to manage sometimes disorganized

    Kumon2020-01-21
  7. "Easy job after school"

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    Former Employee - Math Tutor 
    Recommends

    I worked at Kumon full-time

    Pros

    Fun to work with kids and teach along the way

    Cons

    Minimum wage and lots of grading

    Kumon2020-01-20
  8. "Good job, but micromanagement..."

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Streamwood, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kumon part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good role, fun to work with kids

    Cons

    Was micromanaged and had unrealistic timing expectations put on me

    Advice to Management

    Be realistic with expectations

    Kumon2020-01-18
  9. "Great Student Job"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Houston, TX
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kumon part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours, love working with kids, great after-school job

    Cons

    Can be very tiring, and cheeks can hurt from smiling a lot

    Kumon2020-01-17
  10. "Easy student job"

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    Current Employee - Corporate Relations Director in Duluth, GA
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kumon part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy work to do. Just grading

    Cons

    Boring work. All you are doing is grading

    Kumon2020-01-16
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