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Summer Intern

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) New York, NY (US)

ProsThe pay and the people

ConsDid not utilize my abilities

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    • Disapproves of CEO

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    Turf war city

    Creative (Former Employee) New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Scholastic full-time for more than a year

    Pros: In theory, creating books for children is fun and pure and not at all soul-sucking.… Cons: Poor (nonexistent) marketing strategy from the knee-jerk school of management results in tons of money wasted on projects that ultimately go nowhere. Arbitrary and contradictory… Advice to Senior Management: Get rid of the many arbitrary layers of management. Reward collaboration between departments. Come up with a consistent, top-down marketing strategy that encompasses print and… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Disapproves of CEO

    2 people found this helpful  

    Don't look behind the curtain

    Director of Marketing (Former Employee) New York, NY (US)

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

    Pros: *Scholastic has a great reputation to its customers and the reading public *They provide good literature at very low prices through… Cons: *I found very few people who actually enjoyed their jobs there *The morale is very low, and you feel like there is a black cloud hovering… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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