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    Doesn't get much better than this.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, OH

    I have been working at OCLC full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Job flexibiliity: Able to move around and do different things. Work from home, flexible hours. Onsite gym, picturesque campus. Relatively up to date development environments.

    Cons

    Pace is slower than most technical companies, if that is a concern to you. If it's not, I think you are in the wrong line of work. Unclear direction during transition to new management. It will get better, just may take some time.

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    Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at OCLC in March 2014.

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    Worst interview in my career. No technical questions. The interview consisted of how well one could BS about their experience and sell themselves. They admitted they had no training program and most people who were thrown into it either sunk or swam

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Website www.oclc.org
Headquarters Dublin, OH
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1967
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

OCLC Online Computer Library Center is a membership cooperative that provides access to the world's information and works to reduce information costs. The organization provides services and tools to some 72,000 member libraries in about 170 countries. Services include computer-based cataloging, preservation, and library management. OCLC additionally facilitates interlibrary loan services, administers the Dewey Decimal Classification system, and operates the WorldCat database, an online resource for finding library materials. OCLC was founded in 1967 by presidents of the... More

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