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A great nine to five job but not a good place to have a career unless you're a diplomat.

Administrative Assistant (Current Employee) New York, NY

ProsGreat benefits, vacations but not much room for movement.

ConsBureaucratic with lots of egos.

Advice to Senior ManagementAssistants are people too.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Decent, not great

    Administrative Assistant (Current Employee) Washington, DC

    I have been working at Government of Canada


    Pros: Very secure job, clear compensation package, great PTO Cons: Little room for advancement, complicated rules about special leave provisions,… Advice to Senior Management: Communicate better, make clear decisions before releasing a policy, ensure… More
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    • Disapproves of CEO

     

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    Research Scientist (Former Employee) Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Government of Canada full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Benefits are good. Salary is okay, though lower than in private… Cons: Political impact on job. Limited budget for doing research and presenting… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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