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If I had it all to do again, I wouldn't

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

I have been working at City of Houston full-time

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Overall good coworkers
Different kinds of customers
Pension
No weekends

Cons

Office politics, Nepotism, Dishonesty, Nepotism, Office politics, Dishonesty

Advice to Management

Actually take the time to get to know your employees

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  1. Excellent benefits and great job diversity.

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    Current Employee - Police Sergeant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Police Sergeant in Houston, TX

    I have been working at City of Houston full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Houston Police Department is quite diverse and offers great job variety for each officer to specialize in area of interest.

    Cons

    Seniority is important for first 5 years. Must work shift work and unlikely to have weekends off. Patrol can be dangerous but also exciting.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize and support officer and sergeant level personnel. They perform the daily duties of the organization.

  2. Health Department (WIC)

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Clerk in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Customer Service Clerk in Houston, TX

    I have been working at City of Houston full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    None to speak of really.

    Cons

    Poor leadership
    micro management
    No actionable plan to increase client participation
    No marketing/advertising so they allow for walk-ins everyday therefore just targeting low hanging fruit.
    Very poor communication
    Low morale
    NO room for advancement

    Advice to Management

    Create a plan and communicate it to employees so everyone can be on the same page and push for more technology to streamline process.

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