Questions and Answers about Howard University

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How long does it take to get hired from start to finish? What are the steps along the way?


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I worked for Howard University for thirty eight years. It was a good working environment. Thompson Hospitality took over 01/2015,this is when I started working for Thompson. This was the company's first maintenance contract .Every other month a CEO was leaving or coming , my job ended on 10/27/2017.

Answered - HVAC Technician (Former Employee) - University Service Center

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By following the rules that apply within the job.


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-1-2 weeks
-traditional hiring steps

Answered - Coordinator of Intramural Sports (Former Employee) - Washington, DC

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About 6 weeks or so

Answered - Front Desk Agent (Former Employee) - Washington, DC

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I interviewed in June of 2016 and was hired in October of 2016. Approximately 5 months.

Answered - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (Former Employee) - Washington, DC

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Then it took 3 months after interviewing twice.

Answered - ADMINTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (Former Employee) - Washington, DC

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1-3 months depending on the department and the management

Answered - Data Entry Technician (Former Employee) - Washington, DC

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4-5 months HR is terrible

Answered - Administrative Assistant (Current Employee) - Washington, DC

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Hiring process takes approximately a month.
Submission of application, application review process, interview scheduled if application is approved, demonstration of skills, tour of facilities, call back for second interview if necessary.

Answered - Carpenter (Former Employee) - Washington, DC 20059

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10 years ago the process took about a week. Not sure how long the process is now.

Answered - Accounts Payable Technician II (Current Employee) - Washington City, DC

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