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Senior Manager GOA

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Current Employee - Senior Manager
Current Employee - Senior Manager

I have been working at Government of Alberta full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Excellent benefits - good pension

Cons

Salaries may be slightly lower then some private sector comparable positions

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  1. Excellent employer. No questions.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edmonton, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Government of Alberta

    Pros

    Management is very capable and understanding
    Flexible work life balance
    Lots to learn
    Fair and equitable compensation package
    Defined Benefit Pension Plan

    Cons

    Lots of grey haired folks in higher positions that have no desire to retire. Makes it hard for younger generations to move up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start filling management positions with younger staff

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful

    Interesting work but pay below industry average

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Government of Alberta

    Pros

    work life balance
    very cushy job
    relaxed atmosphere
    learning opportunities supported

    Cons

    unbelievable 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 ManagementAdvice

    get rid of the old foggies, be open to innovative ideas, promote based on merit

    Doesn't Recommend
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