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Plusses but minuses too

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Former Employee - Senior Project Manager  in  New York, NY (US)
Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in New York, NY (US)

I worked at Scholastic full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

The vision and mission is socially good.

Cons

Limited opportunities for growth, unclear career paths.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Hire and promote from within, people can see that and appreciate it. Instead, in certain departments like the one I worked in, people were always hired from outside for the more senior positions.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Overall a nice place to work but the management style needs serious review.

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    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative  in  Saint Charles, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Saint Charles, IL (US)

    I have been working at Scholastic full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The hours and paid holidays are nice. Benefits are good. Nice co-workers.

    Cons

    Territories and projects are not fairly divided or distributed. When you start to make commission, they will find a reason to take it away. They make you take vacation days when you are sick. Sometimes you don't know your sales goals until the very end of the month. Supervisors talk loudly amongst themselves all day, very loudly which is very distracting.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management classes would be helpful.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    OK Employer, no respect for employees

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Help Pulling Orders and Stocking Shelves  in  Jefferson City, MO (US)
    Former Employee - Warehouse Help Pulling Orders and Stocking Shelves in Jefferson City, MO (US)

    I worked at Scholastic full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good benefit package and steady work

    Cons

    Treat employees like property, might have changed over the years

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give employees a reason to excel at their jobs.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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