Houston Independent School District Employee Questions & Answers

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17 Questions

Any valuable tips for the job interview?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

Be there for the children and not for the money.

Answer as an employer

Are paid internships offered and if so, is there a minimum duration?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

No

Answer as an employer

Do employees feel like they're being paid fairly?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

No

Answer as an employer

Does the company require references or letters of recommendation?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

Yes

Answer as an employer

What is the working environment like in recent times?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

The environment deteriorates behaviorally as it gets closer to the summer.

Answer as an employer

Are most employees employed directly by the company or through third party companies like temp agencies?

Asked on June 10, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 10, 2018 by a current employee

Directly

Answer #2 from October 2, 2018 by a former employee

In the IT department they mostly hire contract workers from India. Not because they are more talented or smarter but because they're cheap labor and are like obedient pets.

Answer as an employer

Is there work on weekends or holidays and if so, is there overtime and how much?

Asked on June 10, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 10, 2018 by a current employee

Only as overtime

Answer as an employer

What kinds of part time jobs does the company offer?

Asked on June 10, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 10, 2018 by a current employee

Clerks

Answer as an employer

Do you have a cafeteria?

Asked on June 3, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

We have a cafeteria for the students and a teachers lounge for the staff.

Answer as an employer

How many stages did you have in your application process?

Asked on June 3, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

4

Answer as an employer

What's the best way to apply at this company?

Asked on June 3, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

It’s not what you know but who.

Answer #2 from October 2, 2018 by a former employee

Sever nepotism and unqualified employees who knows an existing employee.

Answer as an employer

Am I talking to one person in the application process, or are there group interviews?

Asked on May 27, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from May 27, 2018 by a current employee

group interviews

Answer as an employer

Are employees allowed to bring their dog, does that happen regularly?

Asked on May 27, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from May 27, 2018 by a current employee

no

Answer as an employer

Are there part-time positions offered at this company?

Asked on May 27, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from May 27, 2018 by a current employee

no

Answer as an employer

Does the company have flexible working hours? Does that apply to all employees?

Asked on May 27, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from May 27, 2018 by a current employee

no

Answer as an employer

Does the company offer salaried or hourly positions?

Asked on May 27, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from May 27, 2018 by a current employee

salaried

Answer as an employer

What is the company's image like, especially compared to other companies in the same industry?

Asked on May 27, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from May 27, 2018 by a current employee

Right now it might not be as good with the budget cuts that are coming.

Answer as an employer