WyzAnt Employee Reviews about "management"
89% would recommend to a friend
(10 total reviews)
87% approve of CEO
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- 3.0Nov 8, 2016Anonymous EmployeeFormer Employee, more than 1 year
Company culture and coworkers are what kept days at work fun and something to look forward to.
Working in the corporate office of WyzAnt for over 2 years, not as a contracted tutor, I saw a vast amount of changes. I came into the company as it was really hitting its prime. The people were bright-eyed and hopeful, and the future was looking up for anyone involved. The people were a tight-knit group who loved to work hard and play hard. The company and it's values were something anyone could get behind. Over time, about a year to a year and a half into my time here, the company started a slow decline. People were quitting or being laid off left and right, management was being uprooted to bring in new faces. Unfortunately, these new faces threw out the company's autonomous nature and introduced an uncomfortable hierarchy which caused a halt to healthy, successful communication. Which, as anyone knows, is the secret to great teamwork and success. This lack of communication caused a slowdown in productivity, made it difficult to get on the same page, and accomplish goals in a timely manner. Another causation of the decline in productivity was new management believing in having meetings to talk about meetings. For the last 6 months of my time there I barely saw my own manager because of a lot of meaningless meetings that were scheduled that could have been emails, or easily resolved with a quick 15 minute stand-up. With communication out the window, it had become very hard to present data, project ideas/progress, and even accomplishments to higher-ups. Management started taking credit for their direct reports' work andtarted taking credit for their direct reports' work andtarted taking credit for their direct reports' work and incentive for workers was non-existent. I had a lot of hope and belief invested in this company. It's sad to see where it's at now, but I truly hope they can only go up from here and they get back to their core values they started with in the beginning.7
- 3.0Jan 22, 2019Customer Service RepresentativeFormer Employee, more than 3 yearsChicago, IL
Daily lunches and stocked kitchen
management seems to be unsure what they're doing5
- 2.0Jan 12, 2017Anonymous EmployeeFormer Employee
-friendly atmosphere among those on your Team (with the exception of management) -lunch benefits -health benefits -401(k) matching
-highly disorganized, disinterested management -NO ONE higher up will listen to anyone unless they are a highly compensated individual -All customer-facing teams are on the 2nd floor, with tech, product, marketing, executives on the 3rd floor of the building. If you're on the 3rd floor? You matter. If you're on the 2nd? You're entry-level, and thus expendable. Let alone that YOU ARE THE ONES ACTUALLY SPEAKING TO THE SITE'S USERS. -Lower than industry-standard pay (no matter what you are told) that is capped. -It is very clear that if you are on customer-facing teams, you are lower class. -Communication to and among management is almost comically ineffectiveamong management is almost comically ineffectiveamong management is almost comically ineffective. -promotions of individuals that make absolutely no sense.13
- 2.0Jul 15, 2012Anonymous EmployeeFormer Employee
Great health benefits & overtime pay. Some flexibility with regards to scheduling; however, overtime is often mandatory, with only one half-hour lunch break during the day that's taken at your desk. Growing company.
Rampant favoritism towards employees who are personal friends with management or the CEO. Poor communication with regards to job performance; reviews are sporadic at best. Mandatory night & weekend shifts for Content Reviewers and Customer Support. Excessive micromanagement from mid-level managers.4
- 2.0Apr 29, 2022Anonymous EmployeeFormer EmployeeChicago, IL
Fun company events, snacks, great coworkers
Management was consistently poor and unprofessional. Hiring decisions were based on biased personal judgments and not actual qualifications. Upper managementUpper managementUpper management made it clear that they thought anyone who wasn't in a higher paying position was expendable and easily replaceable. Talent was not valued.3
- 4.0Mar 24, 2023Customer Support RepresentativeCurrent Employee, more than 1 yearChicago, IL
Fantastic Customer Support management team, strong teamwork, great communication, flexibility in scheduling, and continuous learning opportunities.
The Customer Support team handles the brunt of customer communication, de-escalation, platform education, content moderation, and user review without adequate hourly pay.