Optimal Solutions Group, LLC


Optimal Solutions Group, LLC Reviews

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    Great Opportunity to learn and get involved in public policy research.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Optimal Solutions Group, LLC as an intern (less than an year)


    Large enough company where there is a diversity of people
    small enough that everyone knows each other
    great network to be a part of


    if you don't have graduate education, there is not a whole of lot of advancement that can be done

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    better training

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Optimal Solutions Group, LLC Interviews

Updated Jun 5, 2014
Updated Jun 5, 2014

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    Research Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in College Park, MD
    Anonymous Employee in College Park, MD
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Optimal Solutions Group, LLC in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    This company's reviews are quite bad but I applied anyway. General take-away: very disjointed process.

    Applied for the position through email and was contacted a couple of days later by a secretary. I interviewed over the phone a week later with some researchers. They were very polite and we had good conversation about my skills and what I could bring to the company. As individuals, they were very professional. Mostly discussed research experience and how I work in a team.

    The next step was to talk to the company's CEO. I was then contacted by a completely different researcher who was scheduling the interview on behalf of the CEO. We had a phone conversation, where he was mostly looking for cultural fit. He wasn't that social and I didn't get a good vibe from him. He contradicted the researchers I spoke with previously and was quick to downplay some of the benefits they had mentioned.

    He then asked me to fill out a very long and detailed application and send it to the HR manager, who would then pass it on to more senior researchers in the company. The application was a little unorganized and completely unnecessary given that I'd already gone through two interview rounds. The application just asked for the same information that was in my resume.

    As you can see, multiple people involved in the process, most not from HR/recruiting and a different point of contact as you progress. I didn't follow up and never heard back.

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Website www.optimalsolutionsgroup.com
Headquarters College Park, MD
Size 16 to 50 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $5 to $10 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

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