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Career Education Reviews

Updated Jun 13, 2014
Career Education – Schaumburg – “The CEC HQ”

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2.6 159 reviews

21% Approve of the CEO

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Scott W. Steffey

(24 ratings)

30% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • It's a solid 40 hours a week and the work/life balance is acceptable(in 11 reviews)

  • Great people, good management style overall(in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper Management approves technology releases without a care for student experience(in 7 reviews)

  • Work/life balance is ok because they don't make you stay late(in 4 reviews)

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    Great place to work

    Admissions Advisor (Former Employee) Beaverton, OR

    ProsLot's of support and training, good pay and flexible work schedule.

    ConsVery strict about numbers and working on weekends.

    Advice to Senior ManagementJust keep on eeping on.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great experience, team building managers are very helpful

    Student Loan Coordinator (Current Employee) Schaumburg, IL

    ProsGreat company, you can advance in career, or change position within company

    ConsSalary freeze, other than that everything is ok

    Advice to Senior ManagementN/A

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very professional.

    Senior Admissions Advisor (Former Employee) Beaverton, OR

    ProsGreat potential for advancement. Tuition reimbursement. Base plus bonuses. You get to take a part in changing lives.

    ConsNone while I was there. The admissions site was closed permanently last March due to a bad previous years losses.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe leadership at the top sets the pace. Pick it up.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    New hire

    Admissions Advisor (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsEthical, morally sound clear training . They falue there employees

    ConsI have yet to see cons

    Advice to Senior ManagementGreat communication

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A very Nice place to work

    Financial Aid Advisor (Current Employee) Hoffman Estates, IL

    ProsFriendly coworkers, great benefits, good starting pay

    ConsTraining was a little disorganized

    Advice to Senior ManagementTraining was poor and needed to be updated

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Smart, talented people

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsTalent is tremendous and experienced

    ConsBurbs location only - perfect for people who live in burbs.

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    Good Company, bad times for proprietary ed

    Instructor (Current Employee) Skokie, IL

    ProsGood benefits, excellent life/work balance, wonderful coworkers.

    ConsEconomy and how it is posing challenges to this industry.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to people that work on the campuses.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    account manager

    Associate Admissions Director, College Or University (Former Employee) Hoffman Estates, IL

    Prosgreat morale, fun environment, intelligent employees

    ConsNothing to make a con about, very educational

    Advice to Senior Managementrelax and let reps do their job

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    I am an admissions advisor responsible for changing the lives of potential college students.

    Admissions Advisor (Current Employee) Schaumburg, IL

    ProsThe company has great benefits, the works is not hard. The outcome is rewarding.

    ConsThe schedules are terrible. Sometimes management is too stringent with policies. It is an open enrollment environment so everyone is eligible for attendance.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRespect the work/life balance.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    i woud describe it as great

    Account Executive (Current Employee) Buford, OH

    ProsIt has a family type environment and gives opportunity for growth. my goal is to explore growth with this company.

    ConsThe cons is that the growth potential is out of town and I do not wait to relocate at this time.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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