Having seen COCO, EDMC, ESI, APOL and other train wrecks years before their crashes, a bit of guidance you can take or ignore.
Quinstreet's survival is all up to its leadership and its workers.
If QNST wants to survive, it will have to find a business model that improves the lives of its end customers, consumers. Leadership must LISTEN to its workers, especially those with a conscience, who know you can't stay in business if it involves ripping off the end customer.
But given that some businesses prefer to stay on their familiar path, it may be valuable to be acquainted with these key terms in the coming months and years.
Dead cat bounce
False Claims Act
Pump and Dump