EF Education First Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated 27 May 2020

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EF Education First CEO  Dr. Edward Hult
Dr. Edward Hult
816 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work environment where workers are really valued(in 174 reviews)

  • "Competitive salary, good benefit and great people(in 76 reviews)

Cons
  • "Disorganised and long hours over the weekends(in 115 reviews)

  • "Very low salary for the amount and quality of work you're expected to do(in 98 reviews)

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  1. "Great company with great ambition"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Designer in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at EF Education First full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    EF Really is on top of English teaching and education. Good work environment. Amazing offices

    Cons

    At times there can be too much bureaucracy, and lack of communication. There is lack of transparency on career progression

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    EF Education First2020-05-25
  2. "Great for recent college grads!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Tour Consultant in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at EF Education First full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Opportunity to travel the world, fun work environment, mission based company

    Cons

    Low pay, long hours, and lots of office politics

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    EF Education First2020-05-15
  3. "Laid Back"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at EF Education First full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment, travel perks

    Cons

    Pay is low, long hours

    EF Education First2020-05-27
  4. "work experience"

    4.0
    Former Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer 

    I worked at EF Education First

    Pros

    nice staff and work environment

    Cons

    The pay is very low.

    EF Education First2020-05-01
  5. Helpful (2)

    "working environment"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Doesn't Recommend
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at EF Education First full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Its good working environment, balance life

    Cons

    Firing is more in the company,

    EF Education First2020-04-09
  6. "Very good experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at EF Education First full-time

    Pros

    Happy working environment. Open to any technologies.

    Cons

    Rate of firing is high

    EF Education First2020-02-05

    EF Education First Response

    February 24, 2020Director

    Hello and thank you for your feedback. Happy to hear you enjoyed working at EF and we wish you all the best for 2020! Best regards

  7. "Not focused on employees growth"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at EF Education First full-time

    Pros

    Great working environment and fun Nice people

    Cons

    Salary and career path Employee growth not a company goal

    EF Education First2020-02-16

    EF Education First Response

    March 6, 2020Director

    Thank you for your feedback. It's great to hear that you valued the opportunity to work with amazing colleagues and our culture here at EF. We certainly agree that the people here are a special group, too. We take professional development seriously and we're sorry to see that you found mobility to be a challenge. In terms of salary, we do review our compensation structure regularly to ensure we are offering a competitive package. We wish you all the best in your future endeavors.

  8. "Fun company to work for out of college"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tour Consultant 

    I have been working at EF Education First full-time

    Pros

    Fun work environment, great travel experiences

    Cons

    low pay and little room for growth

    EF Education First2020-01-29
  9. "Buen ambiente"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at EF Education First

    Pros

    Nice job and working environment

    Cons

    Not many locations attractive to live in

    EF Education First2020-01-23
  10. "Not bad"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Commission Sales in Amsterdam
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at EF Education First part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice colleagues and working environment

    Cons

    Really low wages compared to the workload

    EF Education First2020-01-26
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