Abt Associates

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Abt Associates Reviews

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Abt Associates President and CEO Kathleen L. Flanagan
Kathleen L. Flanagan
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    Good company environment

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Analyst in Bethesda, MD
    Current Employee - Associate Analyst in Bethesda, MD

    I have been working at Abt Associates full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good environment that is not internally competitive and people are hard-working but happy. You can feel good about working for this mission driven company. The employees are truly passionate about the work they do.

    Cons

    Change is hard and the company is quite divided by division and practice area. Even if you have experience or interest in another area it is difficult to work on projects that are outside of your hired division

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    Positive Outlook
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Abt Associates Interviews

Updated Oct 10, 2014
Updated Oct 10, 2014

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    Senior Analyst Interview

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    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Abt Associates.

    Interview Details

    Preliminary contact by HR began one month after application was submitted. Teleconference interview was scheduled for the following week. Interview lasted about an hour. Panel consisted of 4 members of technical team. It was pretty straightforward. My HR contact was very responsive, prompt, readily available. They chose another candidate, and I was informed in one week.
    It was a pretty straightforward process. No problems.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions were nontechnical. Hardest questions were the "list 3" types. Eg. list the 3 most important skills for this position. With a panel of 4, obviously, the answer will not please everyone.   Answer Question
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Abt Associates Awards & Accolades

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Top 40 Innovator, Devex, 2011
Global Top 25, Honomichl, 2012
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Website www.abtassociates.com
Headquarters Cambridge, MA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1965
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Abt Associates offers a wide array of research-based consulting services to government agencies, businesses, and other organizations worldwide. The firm specializes in issues related to social, economic, and health policy; clinical research; and international development. Its services include consulting, implementation, and technical assistance; research and evaluation; survey... More

Mission: Abt’s mission is to improve the quality of life and economic well-being of people worldwide.

We apply our energy and creativity to helping our customers—governments...
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