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The events are unique and engaging, and fun to produce!
Cons There are lots of changes, almost every month, to company structure, event product etc.
Management gave green lights to violating clear-as-day terms and conditions to a point where the majority of IVY employees have been locked out indefinitely from abusing their accounts. And following that, you’re not required to get drinks or go to an afterparty with members that want to “carry on the conversation.” However, why wouldn’t you when the executive team is always harping on teammates to “go the extra mile.” -Job security is a phrase that will never be true at IVY. Teammates are tripped up in the idea that while things aren’t perfect, that’s why you do your job. Sadly, this is why those still there still resort to calling it a “startup...” seven years later and still with still no clear sight as to what direction you’re trying to build towards. Not within IVY’s business model, not for the members that either pay nothing or pay everything to be apart of this community, not in the event space and the “why” factor of them being hosted, and definitely not for you and how to do your job successfully.
You will endure a betrayal of upper management that preaches a message of “community” and “family” not only for its members but also within its own walls- for its team. Beri (CEO) is a “visionary” and therefore has a new “game changing” idea every quarter that shakes up the entire business plan and ultimate direction for the company. The only positive that you will hear over and over again from the employees current and former is that through all of this grief, you grow a special kind of relationship with your fellow teammates.
Recent organization into focused teams and constant communication. A lot of good realistic ideas are always rejected because of how headstrong he is. And while the average burnout rate here is unbelievably high, the burnout amongst IVY’s HR individuals that tried to do some sort of good was even worse.
Cut ties with good employees and people who have worked very hard for them as if nothing ever happened. Every time management talks about employee happiness everyone just rolls their eyes, because by now we all know it's a total joke. Advice to Management IVY: textbook definition of toxic leadership, dishonorable business practices, and forever an “idea” that has purely exhausted the majority of employees that have ever worked here. So bad that it has gotten to a point in which upper management simply hasn’t hired back on an HR team.
He originally created IVY as a dating website exclusively for Harvard graduates before expanding it to other IVY Leaguers. Pros Very flexible working environment and ability to work independently and as part of a team.
There is certainly room for improvement within areas like HR, technology and general management, so if you're dependent on rigid, corporate structures I would advice against a place like IVY.
At one point, senior members of the team were asked (required) to review IVY through Glassdoor in a positive light in order to boost the company’s ratings and deplete the negative image it had been growing. It’s caused for even the most veteran employees (those that have been there from its formation) to frantically begin their job search as the company slowly dwindles in its team size month after month. Not only to members in order to try and keep them as member but ultimately to yourself as to pushing through and staying apart of the team.
-Employees are required to sacrifice their personal Linked Ins to mass connect with local professionals in order to obtain leads for membership base growth. Then take ownership of events scattered throughout the week that typically followed a -/10pm time frame. IVY has perfected this idea that it’s always “building” and that you get to be apart of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to grow it.
Each IVY chapter hosts a variety of monthly events, and members are encouraged to attend one event per month.
Through IVY’s digital platform and app, you can browse the entire member base and connect with individual members, see who else is attending an upcoming event, and share opportunities with the IVY network.