EF Education First - Fun company | Glassdoor.co.uk
  1. Helpful (2)

    "Fun company"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Bangalore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at EF Education First full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Unlimited drinks, parties and dinners minimum twice in a month. Not much work, all are maintenance projects. Managers are friendly if we are close with them. No timings. Come anytime and leave anytime. Just stay at office for 9 hours

    Cons

    Mallu politics. If we are close with them good scope otherwise they ll trouble you. Hike will be 2-4%

    Advice to Management

    Nothing. Keep going

    EF Education First2018-03-16
  1. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at EF Education First full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good company, nice office and great people. Tech teams feel like a start up.

    Cons

    Company perks are not great

    EF Education First2019-06-17
  2. "Great team, but distrustful company"

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    Former Employee - Homestay Coordinator in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at EF Education First full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Many team building activities and trainings for development. You can move to higher positions quite quickly. Travel around the country as Activity Leader for short student trips. Work in an internationally known company and an international team.

    Cons

    There is an enormous difference on the professional experience that employees working for the corporation have vs the employees in the schools. If you are part of the corporation you will find many pros, and not so many cons. But working for a school I found: Excessive dependency on the "extra mile". Employees are highly underpaid, extra hours (you will have to do many) are not compensated. When you are not able to...

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    Advice to Management

    Increase salary. Add compensation for extra hours. A specially trained team should be put in place and hired for the emergency weekend line. Increase the payment to the families that care for students. Actually stick to the company values and not just forget about them. Be open to new ideas and improvement. Improve your training of staff, specially in the Sales departments.

    EF Education First2019-06-25

    EF Education First Response

    July 9, 2019Senior Director of People Operations

    Thank you for providing this feedback, as difficult as it is to read. While I fully appreciate that your role was intense and demanding, I do want to make clear that we take pride in the training we provide our employees -- whether they work in a "corporate office," on a sales team ...

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