1. "You know the infinite monkey theorem. It's like that except we didn't produce Shakespeare"

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

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

    Pros

    The facilities were nice, software was good.

    Cons

    Tight leash, they monitored your computer activity and words you write per minute

  1. "Good job, always interesting."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Web Search Evaluator in Lantana, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flexible, training easy to access.

    Cons

    Arbitrary reviews will leave you with limited time available, tasks are not always available.

  2. "An okay job, if you can get one"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Social Media Evaluator in Reno, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours 1-2 year project lifespan (depending) Can make a decent living wage if on the right project

    Cons

    Jobs can end at any time, even without warning Not a lot of job opportunities Low pay for long hours No benefits since it's part-time Upper management on projects changes constantly Feedback and information is lacking overall Frequent glitches in the SRT tool that can reduce work No compensation for when issues do occur on Appen's end, you just lose money

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