Ascend Reviews

Updated 13 Apr 2020

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3.3
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  1. "good environment"

    4.0
    Current Employee - GM Business Development in Lucknow

    I have been working at Ascend full-time

    Pros

    good culture and work ethics

    Cons

    Can be better in business

  2. "Greater Difference"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Third Grade Educator in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ascend full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    "Responsive Classroom model is excellent and the school invests in a lot of training for it." "There are great intentions in providing students with a rich, liberal arts education." "Scholars are treated as children rather than how many of the other charter schools minimize student feelings and circumstances. " "Work-life balance can be a challenge as in any school network, Ascend provides mentors to assist new teachers in adjusting." "Each year Ascend works on building its leadership with internal hire and continues to developing growth programs within each school to retain and develop teachers into leaders."

    Cons

    "Little outside recess time for scholars" "Limited afterschool programs"

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  3. "Don't go"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - DON 

    I worked at Ascend full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nothing to gain from working

    Cons

    No life work balance no time off

  4. "Valuations Analyst"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ascend full-time

    Pros

    Dynamic team, well respected in the industry, good team management

    Cons

    Poor leadership from the parent company and little appreciation for company and team performance

  5. "Consultant"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Ascend full-time

    Pros

    Cool company, good culture, fast growing etc.

    Cons

    Word this is another word, I am not in the mood for writing more words.

  6. ".good"

    3.0
     

    I have been working at Ascend

    Pros

    Employees are great to work with

    Cons

    Nonething that I can think of

  7. Helpful (2)

    "good environment, low salary"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Valuation Analyst in London, England

    I worked at Ascend full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    35 hour / week contract

    Cons

    low salary, limited options for career development

  8. "Plant engineer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in South Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good people (mechanics, techs, operators, engineers) to work with.

    Cons

    Little career path for technical advancement. Too lean manpower.

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "Not impressed"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Ascend full-time

    Pros

    Relaxed working space, most of the staff are very pleasant, great location in south Austin, ambassador incentives

    Cons

    The men in the company get are first priority, no end of the year bonuses, poor insurance coverage

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  10. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Data Researcher in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ascend for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work mates. Relax atmosphere with clear goals labelled out. Excellent location and great opportunities to meet people in industry.

    Cons

    Work could be more challenging

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