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The CBE Group Overview

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Cedar Falls, IA
501 to 1000 employees
1933
Company - Private
Finance
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
NCO, iQor
Founded in 1933, CBE Companies is a global provider of outsourced call center solutions focused on connecting people to solutions. The company specializes in receivables management, fraud and customer care services. This narrow focus enables the company to be an expert in every ... Read more

The CBE Group Reviews

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    I worked at The CBE Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, family atmosphere, benefits were good

    Cons

    Management was terrible at keeping staff informed

    Advice to Management

    Do better

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The CBE Group Interviews

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    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Braunfels, TX
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at The CBE Group (New Braunfels, TX).

    Interview

    The worst interview I have ever had!

    I still remember this interview even if it was almost 2 years ago. A recruiter (lady) contacted me in regards to the HR Internship I applied for. We sent various emails and I replied with my contact information. The day of the interview, I replied via phone and entered a wrong digit and sent it. She called me late saying it was my fault due to my error. I apolgized and explained to her i was sorry for the inconvenience. During the whole interview she was VERY rude and acted like she did not want to interview me because of the error I had made even though the other emails had my correct number. After she finished asking the questions, i asked about the company..BIG MISTAKE! she replied saying "what do you not understand?"

    The best question she asked me: How are you with paying attention to detail? because you put the wrong digit?

    Clearly she was upset and I thanked her for her time. I did not hear back from her until I decided to email her. She replied that they went with another candidate.

    Advice: If you were so angry about my phone number, you shouldn't have interviewed me. You should never get upset or seem rude as a recruiter.

    Interview Questions

    • How are you with paying attention to detail?   1 Answer
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The CBE Group Awards & Accolades

  • Employer of Choice, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, 2015
  • Top Workplaces, The Des Moines Register, 2015
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