Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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ahh the joys of government work.

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Former Employee - Certification Investigator in Boston, MA
Former Employee - Certification Investigator in Boston, MA

I worked at Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Pros

great people, who support you and make you feel like a family.

Cons

Cuts in the budget, lower than private sector salary, and poor facilities.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

trim the fat and stop playing office politics. As the leader you are incredible, but it's those you surround yourself with that cloud your business judgment.

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    Face paced, challenging, envir. with good people who care about service

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    Current Employee - IT Manager in Chelsea, MA
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Chelsea, MA

    I have been working at Commonwealth of Massachusetts

    Pros

    Learning enviroment, Service the public and make a difference to fellow citizens

    Cons

    Salaries are not as competitive as private industry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

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    you get out what you put in, ignore co workers who have been in the state system too long and do not work/work hard

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    Current Employee - Recreation Therapist in Tewksbury, MA
    Current Employee - Recreation Therapist in Tewksbury, MA

    I have been working at Commonwealth of Massachusetts

    Pros

    easy to get time off when needed
    core group of good co-workers
    if you are willing to work hard and make things happen you are given freedom to do so

    Cons

    many have "state worker" attitude, protected by union
    hard work is not rewarded, and is discouraged by people who had been there too long

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    higher up management is good, the lower level direct supervisors of individual departments not great

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