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Heald College Reviews

Updated June 27, 2017
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  • Bad upper management no bonuses too many hours and too much sales (in 13 reviews)

  • The parent company, CCi, was the only con to working for Heald (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Heald College full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nice place to work. Clear expectations

    Cons

    It's a machine and it's was closed

    Advice to Management

    Get in a time machine and don't be sold to Corinthian Colleges


  2. "Corporate Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Heald College full-time

    Pros

    This was a great college to work for and the coworkers were like family.

    Cons

    The parent company, CCi, was the only con to working for Heald.

  3. "Toxic place"

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    Former Employee - Career Services Advisor
    Former Employee - Career Services Advisor
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Satisfactory pay, benefits and location

    Cons

    Horrible management and bad internal communication

    Advice to Management

    Nothing as school was rightfully shut down


  4. "Federal Work Study"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Antelope, CA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Antelope, CA

    I have been working at Heald College (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I would be able to work around my school schedule

    Cons

    I was always at school.


  5. "Prob not again"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fresno, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fresno, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    This was a flexible role where I was able to learn alot and still attend school and get my bachelors degree. I was able to work an additional job without having a conflict of interest. i did

    Cons

    I think that there was a lot of room for improvement. People often would not act professionally and wouldn't recommend working there.


  6. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Business Site Developer/Director of Recruitment/Regional Director in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Business Site Developer/Director of Recruitment/Regional Director in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Heald College full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    To be able to change lives and help so many students earn income to feed their families

    Cons

    No cons except that Corinthian colleges bought us and run us to the ground


  7. "Admissions"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good environment, people, hands on

    Cons

    Bad upper management no bonuses too many hours and too much sales

  8. "Admission Advisor"

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    Former Employee - Admissions Advisor in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Admissions Advisor in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Heald College (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Love working with students..assisting in shaping their future

    Cons

    sad they went from non profit to profit...was it greed?

    Advice to Management

    management needed some training


  9. "Engaging & challenging"

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    Former Employee - Adjunct Professor in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Adjunct Professor in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Heald College (More than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunity to work with and inspire people.

    Cons

    Many of the students were not motivated to perform well

    Advice to Management

    Don't recruit people who are ill-suited to be students.


  10. "instructor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    there are too many rules

    Cons

    students not likely to succeed based upon advanced placement


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