Government of the Northwest Territories

  www.gov.nt.ca
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Former Employee - Human Resources Officer  in  Yellowknife, YT (Canada)
Former Employee - Human Resources Officer in Yellowknife, YT (Canada)

I worked at Government of the Northwest Territories

Pros

The benefits package is fairly comprehensive, and overall the quality of like in Yellowknife is excellent.

Cons

Opportunitties for promotion are reserved for friends of friends. There is little in the way of communications that flows from the top down to the bottom. Managers often manage via non-communication,

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Learn to let you employees know what is going on. Things like staff meetings where people let others know what they are working on are good things.

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    Good opportunities to grow

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    Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator  in  Yellowknife, YT (Canada)
    Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Yellowknife, YT (Canada)

    I have been working at Government of the Northwest Territories full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great opportunity to grow and contribute to a small town industry. The GNWT has amazing benefits and training programs to get you up to speed and provide professional training to progress your career.

    Cons

    Regular government issues, such as being slow to innovate and having lots of bureaucracy.
    Also tough city to live in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work with other departments better to decrease constant bureaucracy.

    Recommends
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    Decent working Environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Yellowknife, YT (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Yellowknife, YT (Canada)

    I worked at Government of the Northwest Territories full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Benefits, good work / life balance

    Cons

    Need to follow political agendas

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to influence political decisions in a productive manner.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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