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Career Education Overview

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Schaumburg, IL
5001 to 10000 employees
1994
Company - Public (CECO)
Education
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
Career Education Corporation (CEC) has made a career of handing out diplomas. The for-profit company owns and operates nearly 100 domestic and international campuses offering postsecondary education to roughly 116,000 students. CEC offers certificate and degree programs in areas ... Read more

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    I worked at Career Education full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great pay, benefits, staff, leadership, latest software/hardware.

    Cons

    Obama tried to kill this sector, but things look better under Mr Trump.

    Advice to Management

    Hang in there and follow the plan.

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Career Education Interviews

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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hoffman Estates, IL
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Career Education (Hoffman Estates, IL).

    Interview

    The HR person ave me a typical phone screen. did n't really understand the job. then they brought me in to meet the with the team I would be supporting. Finally they called me and made me an offer whihc I had to negotiate becuase it was substanstially lower than I had told them I wanted.

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