Social Security Administration

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2 people found this helpful  

Fulfilling career choice.

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Former Employee - Technical Expert in Brooklyn, NY
Former Employee - Technical Expert in Brooklyn, NY

I worked at Social Security Administration

Pros

Daily experience truly helping people in need.

Cons

Rampant nepotism in recent years.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Remember why the agency exists. Customer/public service needs to take precedence over statistics and meeting quantified goals at the expense of quality of product and service.

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    It completely changed my perceptions of how Government is run and its potential efficiency

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    Current Employee - Claims Representative in Akron, OH
    Current Employee - Claims Representative in Akron, OH

    I have been working at Social Security Administration

    Pros

    Very Efficient place, using less than 1 dollar to administer out $99 in benefits. The communication within Social Security Administration is amazing. People there are willing to bend over backwards to help you. You have so much responsibility and influence over people's daily lives.

    Cons

    The programs and policies are set by laws, so they cannot be changed easily. Communication flows better than most places, but there is still barriers because of the size of the organization.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You have listened and taken care of your employees, please continue to share information.

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  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Modern day slavery, they work you to death with cases, don't train you properly for the work/workload!

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    Current Employee - Claims Examiner in Woodlawn, MD
    Current Employee - Claims Examiner in Woodlawn, MD

    I have been working at Social Security Administration

    Pros

    Job security- it's considered an essential position- in case of a govt shutdown, you will still get paid, though it may get delayed.

    Cons

    Terrible training program, unprofessional, deceiving in the hiring process as far as what expectations and responsibilites of job are, the moral is very low, employees are "stuck" at SSA.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Restructure the entire classroom training, hire more professional workers, fire or retire workers who don't produce.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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