Government of Alberta
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www.alberta.ca Edmonton, Canada

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Interesting work but pay below industry average

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

Proswork life balance
very cushy job
relaxed atmosphere
learning opportunities supported

Consunbelievable bureaucracy - things move too slow
a lot of lifers who have been there for 20 years - old school thonking
lots of incompetent people at the top who got there bec. of seniority
promotion based on seniority han on merit

Advice to Senior Managementget rid of the old foggies, be open to innovative ideas, promote based on merit

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Ideal for entry level development

    Project Coordinator (Former Employee)
    Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I worked at Government of Alberta


    Pros: Your experience will be largely affected by your manager. Huge differences in management styles. I had an amazing manager and would work for him again… Cons: AUPE is the most management approved union in the country! When the economy was running HOT and inflation was over 10% a year, after years… Advice to Senior Management: Stay close to industry in salaries to stay competitive or spend millions retraining over and over. When I… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Decent place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Government of Alberta


    Pros: From my standpoint, my direct line manager is very strong and that makes working at the GOA worthwhile.… Cons: Politics. Salary freeze (although this has improved). Loss of the bonus program - the average bonus was $4000. The sensational bonuses reported in… Advice to Senior Management: Reinstate the bonus program and start looking at how - in order to address the issues that will arise as a result… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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