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USO President and CEO Dr. J.D. Crouch II
Dr. J.D. Crouch II
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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Arlington, VA

    I have been working at USO full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - "Mission first" is one of the USO's core values -- personally, it has been a big change to work for such a mission-oriented organization but I can safely say that it's been a great experience.

    - Management seems to care deeply about their employees. They understand the importance of work/life balance but also recognize their team member's achievements. Even when a mistake is made (after all, we all make them at one point or another), they turn it into a positive learning experience.

    - The benefits are fantastic.

    Cons

    - Workload can be a bit stressful, but that's understandable as the USO is a non-profit and only has about 400-some full-time employees.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing!


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    Grant Writer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Arlington, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at USO (Arlington, VA) in December 2014.

    Interview

    After completing the application, I was called by HR to schedule an in-person interview. Before the interview, I had to complete a pre-recorded video interview. The video interview asked standard HR questions (strengths/weaknesses, etc.) and was pretty awkward, but nothing terrible. For the in-person interview, I met with an HR Recruiter and the supervisor for the position. After the interview, I was called about two days later to schedule a second round of interviews. In this second round, I met with three different people, each of whom the position works closely with. The questions were all pretty basic interview questions. By the end of the process, I had met with 5 different people in the organization, which was great, as it gave me a well-rounded perspective of things. I had a positive view of the organization coming out of the interview experience.

    Interview Questions

    • The questions were mostly about my experience. They had a lot of questions about grant research and my writing process.   Answer Question

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Additional Info

Website www.uso.org
Headquarters Arlington, VA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1941
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Non-Profit
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

For more than 70 years, the USO is the only private, nonprofit organization that serves America's troops and their families throughout their service, from the moment they join, through their deployments and as they transition back to their communities. We’re the way America says thank you for all these amazing men and women and what they do for all of us.

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Mission: The USO lifts the spirits of America's troops and military families in over 160 worldwide locations. USO’s programs and services are made possible by the support of our... More

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