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30+ days ago

Assistant Vice President of Statistical and Applied Research

ACT Cedar Rapids, IA +2 locations

Provide leadership and direction in development and implementation of a complex applied and statistical research agenda in support of ACT assessments… ACT

13 days ago

Senior Program Manager, State Testing Administration

ACT Iowa City, IA

Oversee production delivery and fulfillment service activities for the online administration of the ACT to ensure successful delivery to ACT… ACT

16 hrs ago

Software Engineer II – new

ACT Iowa City, IA

Position objective: The Software Engineer II will function with general direction and within a team to design, analyze, test, and implement business… ACT

30+ days ago

Summer Intern: Measurement Research, Fairness Standards

ACT Iowa City, IA

Fairness standards for educational and psychological testing require every testing program to minimize the barriers to valid score interpretations… ACT

15 days ago

Product Manager, Lifecycle

ACT Iowa City, IA

Responsible for developing, managing, executing, and refining product launch and sunsetting strategies for each product in the ACT portfolio… ACT

13 days ago

Coordinator, Career Solutions

ACT Iowa City, IA

requiring a high degree of discretion and independent judgment. The Coordinator will play a central role in assisting the entire Career Solutions… ACT

8 days ago

Summer Intern: Strategic Projects

ACT Iowa City, IA

The candidate will serve as a Strategic Projects Intern and gain experience in one or more of the following areas: Project Management, Data Analysis… ACT

30+ days ago

Talent Resource Partner

ACT Iowa City, IA

As a strategic partner, the Talent Resource Partner (TRP) aligns business objectives with team members and management in designated business units… ACT

20 days ago

Temporary Assembly Line Operations Clerk

ACT Iowa City, IA

Our Operations and Production department is looking for individuals to serve as Temporary Assembly Operations Line Clerks. This position will be… ACT

13 days ago

Temporary Customer Experience Planning Lead

ACT Iowa City, IA

ACT is seeking a Temporary consultant to assist with a customer experience strategic planning initiative. The initiative seeks to align multiple… ACT

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    Great place to work but don't get too attached.

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    Excellent benefits, some of the best in the area. ACT brings many speakers and interesting events to campus for employees. Lots of flexibility, wonderful coworkers, many opportunities to learn and get involved in things beyond your job.


    ACT has been undergoing change for several years, and while many of these changes have been positive, it creates an unstable environment where people are unsure of their future place in the company and may have ambiguous jobs. ACT has also eliminated many jobs over the last couple of years, and many of those affected were long term employees who were committed to the organization. This seems to be an organization that does not value loyalty.

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    If your good employees are not in jobs that you need anymore, find them a job in another area rather than eliminating them from your organization. You have lost a lot of people who were deeply committed to your success because you couldn't be bothered to train them for something else if their current job was no longer a fit. I want to be able to recommend ACT as an employer, because I really loved working there when I did. But I can't in good faith tell a friend to work there when it might mean sudden job loss for them. ACT is a financially stable organization so it really leaves a bad taste in my mouth that you'd rather eliminate good workers than move them to fit your needs.

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