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    Former Employee - Regional Human Resources Director in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Regional Human Resources Director in Chicago, IL
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    I worked at Career Education full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Tremendous opportunity to work at a high level and learn the business

    Cons

    Growth opportunities were based on cronism

    Advice to Management

    Please develop people who challenge you....consensus will not allow you to grow and recover from past mistakes


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    Financial Aid Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Schaumburg, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Career Education (Schaumburg, IL) in March 2015.

    Interview

    It was a group interview with 2 other people including myself and there were 3 people conducting the interview. Be sure to be on time because the building is a little difficult to find, but it was good that they were were punctual.

    Interview Questions

    • All their questions asked about our experience regarding multitasking and time management. Also there were questions regarding customer service.   1 Answer

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Website www.careered.com
Headquarters Schaumburg, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1994
Type Company - Public (CECO)
Industry Education
Revenue $500 million to $1 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 ... More

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