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A learning and growth experience

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous  in  Houston, TX
Current Employee - Anonymous in Houston, TX

I have been working at City of Houston full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

The benefits; the work schedule; the community involvement; colleagues; good work life balance; some managers allow you some flexibility to implement projects that will support the community

Cons

Salary; little opportunity for growth; some areas afraid of growth or change; no bonuses; departments seem to work independently

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Support your staff and consider bonuses outside of merit raises for extra effort

Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    My tenure was productive, educational and rewarding.

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX

    I worked at City of Houston full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The City of Houston provides excellent training, company values, benefits, parking incentives and competitive pay.

    Cons

    Administrative and/or office personnel are not recognized in a timely manner when it comes to promotions within the company. As a result, they are relocated or passed over to fill vacancies and not rewarded.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Office staff members are the right hand to upper management. They work selfishly to accommodate management and are expected to maintain daily operations of the office. Without us, the office would not run as smoothly.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Good place to grow

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Auditor  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Auditor in Houston, TX

    I have been working at City of Houston full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Interdepartmental promotions are encoraged, so there's an opportunity to delevop new skills and of course increase your pay. You'll vest in the pension plan after 5 yrs of working there. The health benefits are decent. Union demands across the board pay raises for employees periodically. Typically good work life balance depending on the particular manager or group that you work for.

    Cons

    Departments operate independently so there's a lack of team efforts as a whole. Office politics drive most decision making regarding personnel. Merit increases are extremely rare.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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