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After Act 10, management took advantage and made working there miserable. I got written up for calling in sick after a vacation week even though I had a doctor's note verifying I Really was sick! They don't value your contributions and there's a lot of favoritism.

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Management/supervisors will get them at least once a year. Hourly employees can only expect to get them when the State itself gets raises, unless you are friends with your supervisor, then they may let you have a few crumbs.

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Depends on what you did. You will probably end up being a director or some type of management.

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I worked 10-12 hours a day

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Policy used to be the same questions had to be asked of every candidate. However, now that the union is busted, they can ask anything they want. I was asked how I got along with my supervisor, and it was well known that my supervisor bullied the employees (there was no policy against bullying) and had been instrumental in over 1/2 dozen people being fired in less than 4 years. Didn't get the job. Got yelled at by my supervisor for trying to leave, and my job was eliminated a year later.

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Any and every supervisor who has bullied an employee needs to be fired.

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Stop middle to higher management from bullying and berating the employees. And when these incidents do occur, stop blaming the person getting bullied. Having a policy against bullying doesn't do any good if you don't do anything about it.

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I felt comfortable. There was never really any negative issues while I worked there regarding the upper management of the college.

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Usually two classes , two days a week for 3 hours each.

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Have excellent personal work and the ability to talk about your art work and some idea as to how you would teach.

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