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Poor management, leaves one in search of how to meet expected goals.

Former Employee - Field Interviewer  in  Los Angeles, CA
Former Employee - Field Interviewer in Los Angeles, CA

I worked at Westat as a contractor for less than a year

Pros

Excellent paid training with travel to Maryland.

Cons

Depending on survey, you may only work a few weeks and then nothing.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Provide a detailed format for when and how to get interviews from people who aren't home.

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    Field Data Collector

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Westat

    Pros

    Flexibility, salary, mileage reimbursement all good.

    Cons

    Cronyism is at its worst.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    At least I lived through it.

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    Former Employee - Senior Study Director  in  Rockville, MD
    Former Employee - Senior Study Director in Rockville, MD

    I worked at Westat full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Private office, nice campus, interesting & sometimes meaningful work

    Cons

    Favoritism, ageism, & sexism abound. Also hierarchical.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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