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Unitek Learning Reviews

Updated November 22, 2017
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  1. "Awesome company to work for!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Instructor in Fremont, CA
    Current Employee - Instructor in Fremont, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unitek Learning full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The new management see the potential in people. Growing company in a good way. Room for growth in several areas. Awesome orientation for faculty and staff!

    Cons

    Benefits could be better for families. Benefits do not start for 60 days. Orientation could me be more flexible. Only done on Fremont.

    Advice to Management

    Awesome company but take a good look at benefits for family, tuition reimbursement, and having orientation in more than one location.


  2. "Janis Paulson"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Unitek Learning full-time

    Pros

    There are no pros that can be included.

    Cons

    Don't know where to start; she is terrible and is bringing Unitek down...

    Advice to Management

    Advice to the board: Get rid of Janis!!

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Employees are disposable"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Unitek Learning full-time

    Pros

    Ok pay. Some management was understanding.

    Cons

    Never a clear plan for my position. Constantly learning small bits of new things before being switched to something different.
    Moved many employees off site and AZ, the rest laid off.
    I was laid off after honeymoon and didn't get my severance until over a month later!


  4. "Great company with great people"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unitek Learning full-time

    Pros

    This is an exciting time for an expanding company, led by an experienced and positive Executive team. Other staff members are always helpful and the energy is awesome.

    Cons

    Earlier negative reviews may have been related to previous management, who have now been let go. As long as you work hard, can't really think of any cons.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  5. "Unitek is awesome"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Unitek Learning full-time

    Pros

    LIft up your neighbors with education

    Cons

    Not enough snacks in the break room

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  6. Helpful (6)

    "Management Lacks Integrity and Common Sense"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Unitek Learning full-time

    Pros

    The students are an amazing group of individuals to work with, free bottled water in break room, you will be so busy that your day will fly by.

    Cons

    Extremely high turnover rate of employees and instructors due to poor management representation and the high level of office politics. High stress levels in job. Extremely low pay for an educational position, low merit increases (if any). Management purposely keeps departments staffed at the minimum required levels, so you will often have to juggle and sacrifice your lunch break or free time. CEO does not have a presence with employees, promises made by upper management are NEVER delivered. Benefits package is ridiculous for dependants, you would think a nursing school would want your kids to have health insurance.

    Advice to Management

    Have integrity, promising one thing and doing another will always be noticed by your employees (past, current, and prospective).


  7. "Field Technician"

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    Former Employee - Field Technician in Bethlehem, PA
    Former Employee - Field Technician in Bethlehem, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Unitek Learning full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work for. Supervisors and managment very easy to get along with.

    Cons

    Long Hours, and weekend work is a must.

    Advice to Management

    subcontract the weekend work and keep in-house employees happy.

  8. Helpful (7)

    "I would give NO STAR"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Unitek Learning full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    at least there are restrooms and small break rooms in the buildings

    Cons

    Do not work here if you are looking for long-term position.
    Poor management and executives seem to show no value and support to employees. There's no company culture or mission! I guess the only mission that they have is HIGH TURNOVER! Oh, they would open up a position and hire employees, however, they could get rid of the position the following day and of course employees get laid-off.

    Advice to Management

    good luck to your business


  9. Helpful (6)

    "Freak show! stay away"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Unitek Learning full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Management team has no clue about the business, especially the upper management. So if you are looking for a company to roam around for few months until you get a job in a real company, this is the best place for you.

    Cons

    Don’t even think of a long term career here if you are not friends with the management team. New CEO replaced all long time employees with her friends from home town. She even moved the corporate office to near her home. This company doesn’t even have a mission; I guess the mission is to hang out with friends. All decisions are made based on personal choice even if that is bad for the company.
    If you can’t get a job in Taco Bell; you should work here.

    Advice to Management

    Don’t act like you know everything, because you don’t. Your business book speaks for itself. Under this management Unitek is just counting days...


  10. Helpful (4)

    "One of the best places to work (Full disclosure: only if you are White)!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Unitek Learning full-time

    Pros

    If you are white, you will have privilege under the new CEO.

    Cons

    Management's lack of industry knowledge
    Salary and benefits

    Advice to Management

    Dear CEO, Obviously I love you loads and respect you oodles otherwise I wouldn’t bother saying this, I’d just spit in your tea or something, but the way you are managing or trying to change Unitek, totally reflects the supremacy of white culture in a way which outright offend everyone. Your ego and lack of industry knowledge are enough to destroy an organization. There is no shame of admitting mistakes. I would highly recommend you to take some leadership training. After all you are leading a training organization.


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