IRS
3.4 of 5 290 reviews
www.irs.gov Washington, DC 5000+ Employees

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2 people found this helpful  

A great learning opportunity

Individual Taxpayer Advisory Specialist (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at IRS

ProsYou will receive a lot of training, you are not expected to work beyond your 40 hours, if you do a good job you will recieve good performance reviews and food feedback from your manager

ConsLow pay, inability to "step out of the box" because you must stick to the script when dealing with taxpayers and they make sure you do by recording your every word and then basing your performance reviews on this

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Slow to change, good work life balance

Operations Research Analyst (Current Employee)
Washington, DC

I have been working at IRS


Pros: You will rarely feel pressured to work long hours, and the managers are supportive of employees.… Cons: Slow to change, and not a great deal of room… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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A good place to work if you want work-life balance

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Washington, DC

I have been working at IRS


Pros: Collaborative decision making, extremely broad range of issues to research and gain expertise on (you won't get assigned to working foreign tax credit issues for… Cons: Aging workforce and management. Incredibly techno-phobic workplace. The IRS solution to Information Tech is to block it, prevent it, ignore it, all while saying they… Advice to Senior Management: Get real about IT. Hire outside vendors and let them propose to upper management what the possible solutions are, then work top down to make… More

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