Scholastic
2.9 of 5 167 reviews
www2.scholastic.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

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Great company to work for

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

I worked at Scholastic full-time

ProsFun, creative people. Not much politics. Down to earth CEO.

ConsNot much room for growth.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Decent

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

I worked at Scholastic full-time


Pros: Benefits are very good. Unlimited sick days. 15 vacation days after 1 year (18 w/personal days). Doctor's office and gym in the basement. Great work/life… Cons: There is a ton of favoritism & people are put into mid-level management positions where they basically do administrative assistant level work. People are extremely… Advice to Senior Management: Invest in your current employees and hire from within more. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Dysfunctional and Stressful - A Shame Given All that Scholastic Stands For

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

I worked at Scholastic full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: PR Branding of Literacy Message and Support of Educators and Schools Select pockets of… Cons: Silo'd and combative organization with little to no collaborative spirit No incentive to work towards common goals and financial success - every group for themselves Mean spirited… Advice to Senior Management: Develop a culture of meritocracy - streamline the many long term senior managers who have only worked at Scholastic for 20 plus years and bring… 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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