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- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
I have been working at Virginia Tech full-time (More than a year)RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEORecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Benefits, salary, location - can't be beat. 8% retirement fund matching, state health insurance, lots of vacation, generous salary - all in a relaxed environment with low cost of living. Everyone is very engaged and enjoys the work - no ladder climbers or people who just want a paycheck.
None to speak of. Um... Parking permits on campus are expensive?
Advice to Management
More free coffee and donuts.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 days – interviewed at Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA).
Fairly generic questions read from a list, I was fairly sure that I already had the job before the interview started due to my previous manager's recommendation that I submit and application. Thought on my feet during the interview, didn't need to prepare anything. Just make sure you can remember general questions like "greatest weakness" or "a time you gave great customer service," etc. Also be sure to know certain sanitation standards.
- The most specialized information I had to provide was in response to questions about sanitation eg. "To what temperature must raw chicken be cooked to be safe for consumption?" Answer Question
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, more commonly known as Virginia Tech, is the state's largest university, enrolling more than 30,000 students each year. The university offers 65 bachelor's degree programs and 145 master's and doctoral degree programs through eight colleges and a graduate school. It has a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. The school's most popular majors include agriculture, business, biology, communications, medicine, and engineering. Founded as a land-grant college in 1872, Virginia Tech serves the surrounding ...