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SEC Chairman Mary L. Schapiro
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    Pros

    great work environment with great learning experience and opportunities

    Cons

    long hours and could improve a bit more

    Advice to Management

    great open door policy and great work environment


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    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at SEC.

    Interview

    Panel interviews with proscribed questions to ensure objectivity for all candidates. Recently the process has included a legal or accounting hypothetical testing issue spotting, writing skills and analytical abilities. The candidate pool has been uniformly competitive as it now is common to reject Ivy League job applicants.

    Interview Questions

    • Behavioral questions on past experiences. Hypothetical situations on tackling a challenging issue in workplace. Relationship management questions.   Answer Question

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Best Places To Work in the Federal Government (Large) , Partnership for Public Service, 2009

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Website www.sec.gov
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1934
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is one part law enforcer, protecting investors from securities fraud and enforcing securities laws; one part doctor, promoting healthy capital markets and contributing to America's economic well-being; and one part rule maker, maintaining fair, orderly, and efficient markets. The agency regulates the sale of securities as well as the people and organizations involved in selling them. It also ensures the disclosure of financial information of public companies via its online EDGAR database and is involved in personal ... More

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