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College of American Pathologists Overview

Northfield, IL
501 to 1000 employees
1946
Nonprofit Organization
Health Care
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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As an advocacy organization, the College of American Pathologists supports high-quality, and cost-effective patient care. With more than 18,000 physician members, the CAP is the world’s largest association composed exclusively of board-certified pathologists and ... Read more

Mission: The College of American Pathologists, the leading organization of board-certified pathologists, serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide.

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    I worked at College of American Pathologists full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, decent pay, it was a good location commute wise for me, mission.

    Cons

    Very top executive heavy, not good at creating long runways for good employees, could do better at retention, management at higher level is hypocritical.

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College of American Pathologists Interviews

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    Communications Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at College of American Pathologists (Washington, DC) in October 2016.

    Interview

    I was interviewing for a position in the CAP DC office and found the interview process to be very disorganized and unprofessional. The HR contact reached out to me to set up an interview before she had the employees schedule set so there was a lot of back and forth. When I went to the interview I arrived about 15 minutes early, 8:45 a.m. (standard time frame to arrive) and there was no one there to answer the locked door. I rang the bell twice and it was over 5 minutes before someone arrived, and they were not apologetic. The other frustrating issue is that when I told them that I was there for an interview they seemed confused and when I told them who I was meeting with they said he had not arrived at the office yet. If I know that I am interviewing someone in the morning I make it a point to arrive early to the office so that I can meet them. Additionally, he was late, the interview started 15 minutes after we were slated to meet. It seemed like a blatant disregard for my time. After that interview I received a call from the HR contact requesting to set up a Skype interview with some employees in their Illinois office. Even though I was feeling turned off from the first interview I thought it was important to give it a second chance. We confirmed a time for a Friday in the late afternoon. Once again I was ready to receive their call at the set interview time and I ended up waiting. I reached out to the HR contact about 5 minutes past our set time only for her to tell me that the employee I was meeting with was running late as he was in another meeting. Again, if I know that I have an interview scheduled and someone is waiting on the line, I politely leave my other meeting so as not to make some one wait. Another blatant disregard for my time. The interview was supposed to begin at 4pm EST and we did not start until 4:30 EST. Therefore, my hour time with him was cut short as I was slated to speak with someone else at 5. The person that I spoke to at 5 I felt was completely unprofessional. She asked questions that were way out of line and frankly in a rude tone. I would not recommend this organization, seems to be disorganized and not the warmest group of people and they certainly did not make it sound like an inviting place to work.

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    Stephen R. Myers Named CEO of College of American Pathologists

    Following a career of public accounting and technology innovation, Myers joined the CAP in 2003 as vice president of finance. He became chief administrative and financial officer in 2011 and has served as chief financial and operating officer since 2013. For the past year, Myers also has served as interim CEO.

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