San Mateo County

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It was wonderful and I was sorry my contract was up.

Scanning Tech (Former Employee) San Mateo, CA

ProsThe people, they were always willing to help you and show you knew ways to learn other assignments.

ConsNone it was a great place to work

Advice to Senior ManagementNone, I had great managers

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Disastrous leadership in Human Services Agency

    Social Worker (Current Employee) Belmont, CA

    I have been working at San Mateo County full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Public service, if you want to help families, vets, kids, then a… Cons: Under the most recent director, HSA has slipped from being one of the best to one of the worst. Insiders (family members, sycophants) are promoted… Advice to Senior Management: Many managers were hired by the outgoing director, so, like her, they don't have degrees or experience in their field, so I guess they should… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Innovation minded candidates need not apply

    Employment Services Specialist (Former Employee) Belmont, CA

    I worked at San Mateo County full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Government Job with defined lifetime benefit compensation pension plan. If you don't mind repetitive work environment that requires little mental fortitude this is your place.… Cons: They haven't had a raise in 8 years! Career mobility based on favoritism not talent. I would describe the majority of employees as good people… Advice to Senior Management: Challenge yourself to be innovative and design implement programs and processes that have a positive measurable impact upon long-term poverty in the Bay Area. Just… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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