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Feb 08

My Response to University of Phoenix Rebuttal to Harper’s Magazine Article

This open letter is in response to University of Phoenix Mark Brenner’s rebuttal to Harper’s Magazine, October 2011 article “Leveling the field” written by Christopher R. Behas. I first learned of Mr. Brenner’s article from a Twitter feed reference. ===== Mr. Brenner: Since you have decided to take a sweeping and dismissal attitude to Chris …

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Feb 07

Don’t Tell People You Teach at University of Phoenix

This is part of my ongoing commentary about University of Phoenix (UOPX).  I have long known that University of Phoenix has been the subject of complaints but I never knew to the degree that University of Phoenix is hated.  Yes, I use the word “hate” because the hundreds of complaint comments are quite venomous. To …

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Feb 03

University of Phoenix: Unhappy Faculty Recruiting & Applicant Stories

I will be updating this post with other University of Phoenix Faculty Recruiting & Applicant Stories as I find them. I thought I had my time and energy wasted. It seems there have been University of Phoenix faculty candidates that have their own share of unhappy stories. This one from Epinions is very involved and …

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Feb 02

University of Phoenix: Faculty Telephone Interview Questions

During my faculty recruiting and application experience, most of the information you need regarding University of Phoenix’s Faculty Telephone Interview Questions comes from the Faculty Written Interview Questions. It seems a bit strange that there would be repetition but I am guessing faculty recruiters want to hear how you verbally communicate to see if you …

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Feb 01

University of Phoenix: Faculty Written Interview Questions

University of Phoenix requires a written interview to be completed after you submit your cover letter and resume. It is fairly lengthy but forces you to demonstrate your abilities to communicate in writing. You are judged on your responses, grammar, punctuation, and writing style. It was a challenging step in that it required a lot …

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Jan 31

Decision to Withdraw My Faculty Application from University of Phoenix

In my last post, I discussed my final communications with University of Phoenix Faculty Services Manager, Sarah Hightower. I refer to her colloquially as a Bimbo Manager because of her bimbo bureaucratic response to the multiple errors one of her subordinates, Courtney Hopper made during my faculty application process. In any case, I stated that …

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Jan 31

University of Phoenix Bimbo Faculty Services Manager Sarah Hightower

This post is a continuation of my prior post University of Phoenix Bimbo Response by Faculty Recruiter Courtney Hopper. In the previous post, I shared a series of emails by myself and faculty recruiter, Courtney Hopper, regarding the “mystery” of my official transcripts. It turns out after some discovery and backtracking, the error was caused …

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Jan 31

University of Phoenix Bimbo Response by Faculty Recruiter Courtney Hopper

On January 25, 2012, 3 days before my Instructor Assessment Session, I abruptly terminated my application with University of Phoenix out of disgust for the lack of apology and more importantly lack of accountability for multiple errors made during my application process. Normally, I am patient and understanding when unintentional, innocent mistakes are made. However, …

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Jan 31

University of Phoenix: The Ideal Faculty Member

One of the questions I want answered is when going for a job, project, or assignment that requires my personal work, services, or talents, is:  What are you looking for in an ideal candidate? In this case with University of Phoenix, I asked, “What is the ideal faculty member?”. The answer I received came from …

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Jan 31

University of Phoenix: Faculty Pay & Compensation Plan

According to a University of Phoenix FAQ I received, the University of Phoenix Faculty Pay & Compensation Plan is as follows for the Columbus GA local campus. (I would be surprised if compensation does not vary from state to state or even city to city. I speculate compensation is higher in larger cities and high …

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