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Training Specialist

Training Specialist (Current Employee) Washington, DC

ProsSecure government employment protected by the union

Consadvancement opportunities are low during this recession

Advice to Senior ManagementRetire if you have more than 25 years because you will be a part of the future of the organization and cannot embrace the vision of the future.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Beware of DC government

    Director (Former Employee) Washington, DC

    I worked at District of Columbia


    Pros: Interesting work if you are in the right department. The issues facing the city are huge but if… Cons: The District government continues to be dominated by cronyism, narrow-mindedness and unqualified managers. Everyone follows the lead of the mayor instead of… Advice to Senior Management: Look outside of DC for best practices. There are great programs you can adopt from other cities (large and small). Most of the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Frustrating

    Manager (Current Employee) Washington, DC

    I have been working at District of Columbia


    Pros: You are able to help people and make the city a better place. You can also build meaningful relationships within your department, because most people… Cons: The city is disorganized from a long tradition of buearacracy. Leadership can be uncommunicative due to a long chain of communication (it's a long way… Advice to Senior Management: People get bored with their jobs, so there needs to be regular discussion of promotion possibilities. Similarly, the lack of team-building results in inefficiency, even… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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