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Updated December 19, 2017
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Todd Nelson
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  • Upper Management revolving door and lost of quality employees (in 15 reviews)

  • Very little room for advancement, those that move up are "Management Favorites/Buddies" (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Career Education full-time

    Pros

    Good hours, good people, and a friendly environment

    Cons

    No raises in many years


  2. "Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Career Education full-time

    Pros

    Great Staff and people to work with. Leadership is turning things around for the company.

    Cons

    Not so great work life balance. HR is outdated with other top companies to work for.

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in your people and the success will come.

  3. "Inquiry Response coordinator"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inquiry Response Coordinator in Schaumburg, IL
    Former Employee - Inquiry Response Coordinator in Schaumburg, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Career Education full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I was able to attend school elsewhere.

    Cons

    Stressful, pay is not worth the stres


  4. "Financial Aid Advisor"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Career Education full-time

    Pros

    The Managers, and some co-workers

    Cons

    result driven with little to no regards for anything else especially the employees


  5. "National Admission Advisor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Career Education full-time

    Pros

    Got a chance to meet some great people who I'm still really good friends with

    Cons

    Sales job, stressful, have to meet quota, Directors listens to your calls.. pushes you to stay on call until the caller hangs up. Have to repeatly call individuals who said they were no longer interested.


  6. "CEC"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Schaumburg, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Schaumburg, IL
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Career Education full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The Company has good leadership and I enjoy the people I work with At CEC.

    Cons

    Due to downsizing of the business, company has had many layoffs the last few years.


  7. "Instructor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Career Education full-time

    Pros

    Challenging professionally, great people

    Cons

    Lack of growth potential for staff

    Advice to Management

    Open up more opportunities for your staff to grow

  8. "Financial Aid Processor"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Schaumburg, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Schaumburg, IL
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Career Education full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Regular Hours M-F. Good benefits and pay

    Cons

    Upper Management revolving door and lost of quality employees

    Advice to Management

    Stablize the business operations


  9. "IRC Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Schaumburg, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Schaumburg, IL

    I worked at Career Education full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits is good, around good people

    Cons

    Management is bad everyone could never have a straight forward answer, things were always changing


  10. "Finance Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Career Education full-time

    Pros

    location, company is focusing on growing business

    Cons

    no career opportunites, management focuses on lining their pockets


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