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Updated 29 January 2015
Updated 29 January 2015
452 Reviews
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Pros
  • There was a sense of work/life balance that many private sector companies lack (in 34 reviews)

  • Job Security with global impact through warfighter supported efforts (in 58 reviews)


Cons
  • Could probably earn substantially more in the private sector with enough experience (in 20 reviews)

  • long hours, federal job market is downsizing so its getting harder to find a federal job if thats your choice of emploment (in 14 reviews)

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  1.  

    i have 15 year experience in office adminstration

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    Current Employee - Business Administrator in London, England
    Current Employee - Business Administrator in London, England

    I have been working at Federal Government full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    i have 15 year experience in office adminstration

    Cons

    i m a mature working man know how to work in any department with honesty and respect seniors and well coord with juniors

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    will be informed

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great Benefit and Work/Life balance

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    Current Employee - Avionics Technician in Los Alamitos, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Avionics Technician in Los Alamitos, CA (US)

    I have been working at Federal Government full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Paid National Holiday, 12 Days sick pay and 12 Days vacations every year.

    Decent pay and great work environment if you get along with co-workers

    Cons

    Commute and traffic around the area, work hour is between 7 to 3:00 so you will catch some traffic

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management is doing a great job. My advise is to get young guys more opportunity to clime and take their own initiatives. They need the encouragements

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Review

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Federal Government

    Pros

    Great people to work with & government to work for

    Cons

    there were no cons to speak of: a great career & great country

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    people skills & work-life balance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Federal Government

    Pros

    It is a Good place to work

    Cons

    I don't like the Office politics

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No I don't really have advice

  6.  

    Wonderful work environment.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Federal Government

    Pros

    Friendly, good benefits , opportunity for upward mobility

    Cons

    Would like to see more training programs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work in making this an employee friendly work experience.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Come for the experience and the latest technology, stay for the best people to work with!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Federal Government full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Self scheduling, Federal holidays and all the latest equipment and technology for the patient's benefit. If it will heal or make the length of stay better for the patient and their families by even one day, the cost is not too great. This is where you want to bring your loved one's for their care, because the staff really take care of you 24/7.

    Cons

    the parking has been bad since before the beginning of time and with the addition of all the new facilities and buildings, it has not gotten any better. This hospital loses great staff because they get very frustrated being told that they can't park on base and that they have to pay out of pocket to come to work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The addition of parking garages is a must as wells as the forethought to cutting edge facilities. If you build it, they will come!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Job Security for the most part

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Federal Government

    Pros

    Pretty much a place you can park and not get laid off

    Cons

    Oversight and politics can be problematic

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Support and Train your people

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Federal Gov't Public Relations

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    Current Employee - Public Relations in Washington, DC (US)
    Current Employee - Public Relations in Washington, DC (US)

    I have been working at Federal Government full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay for an opportunity to do what I love. Excellent opportunity to meet a diverse group of individuals and learn how each is and wants to be perceived.

    Cons

    Very little latitude and poor management practices.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more personable and less pretentious.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Fair compensation, lots of redtape

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    Current Employee - Federal Employee in Mobile, AL (US)
    Current Employee - Federal Employee in Mobile, AL (US)

    I have been working at Federal Government full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, fair hours,

    Cons

    Hard to remove those who are problems within the organization.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should be firm but fair

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  11.  

    It is a very production oriented place, but good time off.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Federal Government

    Pros

    Good time off and cost of living increases.

    Cons

    High production and mandatory overtime.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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