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Scott W. Steffey
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    A great place to work at with Information Technology department showing positive outlook for the future!

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Schaumburg, IL
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Schaumburg, IL

    I have been working at Career Education as a contractor (less than an year)


    The IT culture has gone through transformation with the management that is highly tuned in empowering the team to embrace best software practices with Agile development, encouraging collaboration and delivering high quality software solutions/products for great student educational experience. CEC also has good compensation, benefits, good work-life balance, opportunities for career growth and it has become fun environment.


    Being such a large corporation, there are some existing processes in place that can make it challenging sometimes to accomplish some tasks. There is also a large number of contractors in the workplace and there is plethora of complex software systems and services driving everything, which can make it overwhelming or hard to track down things.

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    Continue to bring about the positive changes in the workplace and help regain the business's faith in the IT to provide quality deliverables.

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Career Education Interviews

Updated Nov 2, 2014
Updated Nov 2, 2014

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Interview Difficulty




    Admissions Representative Interview

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    Interview process was pretty detailed. The process was half a day. I met with the area sales director and the sales manager. Several applicants that were there for the interview. Many hours spent during the interview process and I was about to walk out during a video portion of it. I ended up staying and finished it. I wound up actually taking a position there.

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Headquarters Schaumburg, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1994
Type Company - Public (CECO)
Industry Education
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Career Education Corporation (CEC) has made a career of handing out diplomas. The for-profit company owns and operates nearly 100 domestic and international campuses offering postsecondary education to roughly 116,000 students. CEC offers certificate and degree programs in areas including visual communication and design, culinary arts, information technology, business studies, and health education. Among the company's brand names are International Academy of Design & Technology, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, and Colorado Technical University. CEC schools offers... More

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