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US Department of Veterans Affairs Reviews

Updated 28 Feb 2020

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3.4
59%
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56%
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US Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary of Veterans Affairs  Robert Wilkie
Robert Wilkie
181 Ratings
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  • "Federal job so you get paid a lot less then your private sector counterparts(in 84 reviews)

  • "Management hired was fired by previous employee yet is in upper management(in 77 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs part-time

    Pros

    Good employer to work for

    Cons

    no cons, so nothing to say

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2016-07-07
  2. "Love my Job"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Fresno, CA
    Recommends

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits, awesome coworkers, the best patients

    Cons

    It's hard ti make changes and when it does happen, it happens at a very slow pace.

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2020-02-28
  3. "Great Opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Work Study in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, Many Locations, Lots of Learning.

    Cons

    Very low pay and can possibly have bad experiences depending on worksite.

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2020-02-28
  4. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time

    Pros

    Family-oriented facility with employees that care.

    Cons

    Limited Services provided at location.

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2020-02-27
  5. "Employment"

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    Current Employee - CT Technologist in Seguin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing staff, good equipment

    Cons

    Distance to work is far, promotional opportunities limited

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2020-02-27
  6. "BEST CAREER EVER!"

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    Current Employee - Contract Specialist in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The work you do is so fulfilling and the statement "Team Work makes the Dream Work" is a motto that is lived at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

    Cons

    It takes years of training to be brought up to speed.

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    US Department of Veterans Affairs2020-02-24
  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - ARNP in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The veterans They appreciate everything you do for them The institution provides a climate for education and personal growth .

    Cons

    Salaries could be more competitive.

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    US Department of Veterans Affairs2020-02-24
  8. "A great workplace for a long and happy career."

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    Former Employee - Contact Representative in Waco, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing potential for promotion with great benefits.

    Cons

    Alot of fellow workers are garbage but safe from discipline in the federal system.

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    US Department of Veterans Affairs2020-02-20
  9. "Great place to build a social work career"

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    Former Employee - Social Worker in West Haven, CT

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Supportive management and co-workers, great pay and benefits, good office environment, good training opportunities for social workers

    Cons

    High stress and at times difficult clients can lead to high burnout

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2020-02-19
  10. "VA is great place to work and has tons of benefits for professional development"

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    Current Employee - Nurse 

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    friendly administrators, great mission, lots of innovation and research

    Cons

    hard to get promoted if you are a non-nurse, not close locations

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2020-02-18

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