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Bad management in IT and Finance. HR assistance with employees problems is nonexistent.

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Former Employee - IT Analyst
Former Employee - IT Analyst

I worked at Sound Transit

Pros

It's nice to be part of an agency that is working towards improving traffic issues in the region. There were a lot of good people that tried to make it an enjoyable place to work. The agency kept employees up to date on the projects Sound Transit was involved in.

Cons

Management in IT and Finance was very lacking in leadership skills. When problems developed they blamed staff for their lack of management abilities. Even when they were blatant lies. Some employees had serious behavioral issues which management and HR ignored and refused to be involved with. It was a very dysfuntional place to work.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Hire managers that are qualified to do the job.

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

10 Other Employee Reviews for Sound Transit (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Great company with opportunities to Grow

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Accounting  in  Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Accounting in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Sound Transit full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great coworkers, relaxed environment, Amazing benefits, opportunity to get promoted if you work hard. The vibe at Sound Transit is very friendly and professional.

    Cons

    Not much collaboration between departments, people often working in Silos relating to their division. Communication between upper management and employees could be better.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate with your subordinates more often about agency issues.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great transportation agency to make a difference in peoples lives.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sound Transit full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great work/life balance. Employees definitely work with one another to foster team work in achieving the desired results and goals. Experience to see how a regional transit agency operates. While the agency is definitely growing across the operating footprint, it is still small enough to see the big picture. There aren't too many organizations out there were the CEO knows each employees name and isn't afraid to stop and say hello.

    Cons

    Having never worked in a government setting I found that it was difficult at first to understand how a government agency operates. Teamwork needs to be built and encouraged from the top - down. There are "silos" within the organization which need to be dismantled.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Advanced training for employees and career paths need to be developed, basically there are none.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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