Prior to the corporate buy-out by Plato Learning in November, this was a wonderful company and culture. Sadly, that has all gone by the wayside.
Employee turnover is at an all time high-examples, these are the departures in the last month: 3 Implementation Representatives, 3 Account Representatives, 1 Inside Sales Representative, 3 Business Development Representatives and 2 Higher Ed Representatives. Keep in mind that these are departments with approx 10 people, which makes this a 30% turnover rates. Should speak volumes to you about this employer.
Upper management is arrogant and detached. Many of the Sales Reps are on performance plans because there is a huge differential between quota and business available in your pipeline.
Edmentum sells web based E Learning Systems into schools; many of which are experiencing huge budget cuts and funding issues. However, they felt it would be a brilliant business decision to raise prices by 45% and include a virtual training session on every quote-and simply hope the school wouldn't notice and send in their PO.
You will be micro-managed and hounded to bring in PO's and money; and then congratulated on how much money you are making the company-as you collect your $100 commission check.
Another example-employees were asked to complete company reviews which we were assured were confidential. Then had a National Meeting where the VP announced that the results would be shared with Department Managers. How is a survey confidential if the results are set up this way? Did management follow up and address any of the concerns? The answer is "No".
In short-save yourself the headache and heartache and stay far away!