RecommendsNeutral OutlookApproves of CEO
- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
I worked at CDC full-time (More than 5 years)
Multiple free training opportunities, opportunities to gain exposure to other divisions such as assisting when the EOC (Emergency Operations Center) or by applying for a detail (working with another group full-time for a specified period)
Given the size, you may become overwhelmed with all opportunities (getting a mentor helps tremendously); given hiring restrictions, it may be difficult to advance within your current group
Advice to Management
Continue mentoring opportunities for both full-time and contract employees; advancement opportunities should be made clear for each position, including fellowships; allow more positions to be converted to FTE
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. I interviewed at CDC.
The interview process was conducted in two phases. The first was a telephone interview with two team members. The first interview was mostly focused on accessing my skills and experiences. There were several questions related to my data analysis experience and specific software knowledge. The second interview was conducted in person with the team lead. The second interview focused on my ‘fit’ with the team and future career goals. Many of the questions were related to my experience with conflict, being a team player, and how I will work with others.
- Describe your experience with data analysis software. Answer Question
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