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Communities & Local Government Reviews

Updated Jul 16, 2014
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3.2 26 reviews

25% Approve of the CEO

Communities & Local Government Secretary of State Eric Pickles

Eric Pickles

(8 ratings)

43% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Great benefits for all employes

    Director (Current Employee) Washington, DC

    ProsGreat work environment with associates

    ConsManagement not always attentive to subordinates

    Advice to Senior ManagementLeadership training needed by managers

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Job opportunities

    Job Opportunity Specialist (Former Employee) Brooklyn, NY

    Prosgood benefits and more than usual vacation days

    Conslow salaries and less job promotion

    Advice to Senior Managementimprove communications

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Marketing Rep/Graphic Designer

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) San Francisco, CA

    ProsAble to meet wonderful interesting people. Take charge in designing and creating marketing materials from start to finish. Also, have to make sure that the correct advertisements get out on the Base TV (powerpoint slides) Cut flyers and posters. Print out 3x10 banners and possibly bigger ones.

    ConsThere is no room for advancement other than finding other employment somewhere else.

    Advice to Senior Managementshare the positive and negative of our performance as an employee.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsI have good benefits here

    ConsThe work is very stressful

    Advice to Senior ManagementN/A

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Working for Government

    Human Resources (Current Employee) Gainesville, FL

    ProsBenefits, able to take off when needed. co-workers support system.

    ConsSalary is lower than most organizations, Upper management has no idea of the value of front line employees. too much politics.

    Advice to Senior ManagementValue your employee more... fight for bonus and better compensation. stop playing favorites.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

     

    State/Local Government Lawyer

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsExcellent benefits and work-life balance.

    ConsLack of opportunity for advancement.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPeriodic reviews and raises are necessary to keep employees motivated.

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    Low pay hard work

    Dish Washer (Current Employee) Manchester, England (UK)

    ProsLife has ups and many downs good to be needed and cared for some times

    Conswin some loose many paying bills most times good times when left to get on with it and new gloves now and then

    Advice to Senior ManagementPull fingers out and care more

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Personal Trainers/Fitness Employees

    Weight Room Supervisor (Current Employee) Milton, ON (Canada)

    ProsNice Environment, No Sales Pressure

    ConsOnly Part-Time, No scope for pay increase, NOT Full-Time

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire a few people full-time and they will stay with you in the long run, rather than part-time, seasonal and contract workers who you will most likely loose more often and have to go through the headache and stress of re-hiring.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    No growth

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsIf you want time with family and you want to study further then it is the best place to be in

    ConsLack of innovation and not taking IT serious

    Advice to Senior ManagementTake IT serious

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Don't go into this for the Salary, but interesting and varied work.

    Assistant Economist (Current Employee) London, England (UK)

    ProsNo long hours culture, friendly atmosphere.

    ConsCan be frustrating working with politicians.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't spend too long consulting staff and going round in circles trying to please everyone. Reward those who do good work better.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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