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Great mission
Regional Sales Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Lacey, WAFebruary 19, 2017
The mission of providing books to children makes it easier to deal with the stressful time. There are a few weeks a season that the work load can be overwhelming but the summer down time more than makes up for it.
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Great job experience nice work environment
Material Handler (Former Employee) –  Maumelle, ARFebruary 16, 2017
Allowed you to move up within the company, nice work environment. Great supervisors I started off as a material handler and within a year I was promoted.
Pros
Great raises and job promotions
Cons
None to think of
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fast paced overnight delivery
Warehouse Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Oklahoma City, OK 73169February 10, 2017
everyone works at a extremely fast pace to make the deadlines required. job advancement is open if willing to move every 18 months. the company is large and you are know by your employee number
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Great work place
WareHouse Associate (Former Employee) –  Jefferson City, MOFebruary 9, 2017
Fun to be at work. great hours. good benefits. good breaks. Always enjoyed coming to work. Also great co workers. good shifts. Morning and evening.
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Great Hearted company trying to do the right thing.
Ecommerce Customer Service Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Neosho, MOFebruary 6, 2017
Scholastic is a great company that is attempting to reinvent itself to accommodate new technologies in our world today. They publish books, but people today are going to a digital format that makes physical books harder and hard to sell. The company has it's struggles in this area, but continue to diversify and create other opportunities within it's ability to keep jobs and a family culture alive. They truly have a management team from the very top that know individual employees that are working at the ground level of this company. There is a real since of family in this organization.
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Scholastic is a great place to work. What's better than puttnig great books into kids hands!
Book Fair/Sales Consultant (Current Employee) –  Lake Mary, FLJanuary 29, 2017
Scholastic is a great place to work, but there have been wome recent changes in company structure and elimination of some positions and territories.
Pay is average at best. I get to work from home remotely which is a plus.
Pros
contests for achieving goals; team work; vacation time; summers off
Cons
pay; territory restructuring
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Nothing bad to say about company and they so so much for children.
Sales Manager (Former Employee) –  St. Charles, ILJanuary 27, 2017
Overall loved working for the company and making a difference in children's lives. The drive was too long for my liking unfortunately. If there a building closer, I would have loved to move to that.
Pros
The pay, the employees, the experience.
Cons
The long distance drive.
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Not a very productive place to work
Production/Material Handler (Former Employee) –  Jefferson City, MOJanuary 26, 2017
Working for Scholastic for me was like going to high school. Everyone complained about there job everyday and most days felt like a drag. The people who were very productive never got any credit for the work they did. The not so productive ones always got easier jobs and more positive attention from management. All in all the people were nice but I dont ever see myself seeing for employment at Scholastic again.
Pros
Company birthday breakfasts, company fed lunches
Cons
Hours, employee attitudes
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excellent enviornment
Order Line, Customer Service, and Book Fairs Rep (Former Employee) –  Neosho, MOJanuary 6, 2017
Ability to advance. Always providing training. Sales kept me busy.
Learned great customer service skills. Was given the ability to train in other departments.
The hardest part for me was doing outbound calling.
I enjoyed the pace and environment.
Pros
Bookstore
Cons
seasonal work
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great employer
Warehouse Worker/Forklift Operator (Former Employee) –  Jefferson City, MODecember 24, 2016
pleasant place to work and great opportunity to advance your education. With hard work and commitment, the potential to make money is in sight. And the benefits are also great.
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great workplaace
Seasonal Part Time Warehouse Worker (Former Employee) –  Arlington, TXDecember 21, 2016
Great workplace, loved going to work. just did not make enough to support myself and family. Worked in the warehouse so couldnt tell you about the office management or personnel
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Flexible and fun workplace
Product Coordinator Level I (Current Employee) –  Sacramento, CADecember 19, 2016
It is the only company I have found to be flexible enough to work with my full time schedule at Fed Ex Office. Great environment that promotes reading, fun, and the management treats the employees very well.
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Busy place
Warehouse Associate (Former Employee) –  West Chester, OHDecember 8, 2016
It was a fun place to work. There is so much that goes into putting a book fair together. Management was willing to help you learn and do the job better. The people I worked with were very helpful and fun.
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Good products, socially relevant focus as a company, good location to experience New York. But could be better with better management.
Associate Director (Former Employee) –  NewDecember 6, 2016
Scholastic has a good product base, loyal customers, and some hard-working employees, but unfortunately it is not well run company. The management is mediocre and the leadership is poor. Training is nominal. Scholastic's work environment is somewhat Darwinian in nature: only the strong survive.
Pros
Location in SOHO area of New York, supportive co-workers, good starter job.
Cons
Poor leadership and mediocre management
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Productive and Fun Place to work for. Nice Team Environment
Data Analyst (Former Employee) –  557 Broadway, New York City, NYDecember 6, 2016
Used to go in everyday and learnt a lot. Great Team work with Management and Co-Workers

• Analyzed sales activities, marketing campaigns, organizations and customers in detail through SAS Enterprise Guide.
• Developed ad hoc reports for specific business issues related to book clubs, book fairs and class room magazines.
• Analyzed key data fields in order to identify effect-cause relationships between financial outcomes and marketed actions, thus raising profitability.
• Effectively researched areas of the market regarding customer needs and brand perceptions.
• Worked closely with the management staff in the development, implementation, maintenance and regular distribution of useful measurement reports and scorecards that had high visibility at the leadership and executive level.
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Great place to work
Production Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Schertz, TXDecember 5, 2016
*typical day is meeting production needs
*learn different departments
*Management was not as friendly
*Great group of people to work with
*Hardest part was leaving a great company because the company didn't have no advancement.
Pros
great work schedule
Cons
not enough pay for work load
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Fun but with no commitment
Receptionist/Clerical/Administration (Temporary) (Former Employee) –  Union City, CANovember 28, 2016
I only did tempt work here. Met some great people here but again no opportunities for permanent employment. I would recommend for young people looking to begin a career.
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Great company that truly believes in its mission
Director (Current Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 15, 2016
Scholastic is an excellent company to work for, with good compensation and work/life balance. They are family-oriented, and really believe in their mission to promote literacy in children.
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Good Company, treats employees really well
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) –  Jefferson City, MONovember 14, 2016
Good company to work for. They treat their employees really well. Provide lunches from time to time. Only downfall is that most jobs are seasonal so when their is not enough work you no longer have a job their.
Pros
Good management team
Cons
Seasonal
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There is a nice atmosphere
Managing Designer (Current Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 9, 2016
Workflow really depends on how many books you work on per season, and there are ebbs and flows to how busy it can get. The people are mostly very friendly.
Pros
Flexible hours
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