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Personnel Are Viewed As Liabilities - Not Assets

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Compliance Officer - Health-Safety
Current Employee - Compliance Officer - Health-Safety

I have been working at State of Arizona full-time (More than 10 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

Pros

Some positions pay a livable wage - - most do not and are 25-40% less than private sector position.

Cons

No promotional system.
Favored few get pay raises while higher quality staff are discouraged to excel.
Training only provided if federal government pays for it.
Academic studies and hard data analysis are irrelevant. Only majority partisan views are valid - - forget the facts.
 Management does not like personnel that are smarter than them.

Advice to Management

View and reward personnel as assets.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    I enjoy my job.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Staff Assistant in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Executive Staff Assistant in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at State of Arizona full-time (More than a year)

    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I very much enjoy my job. The majority of my coworkers are enjoyable. The work is interesting. Advancement is encouraged. Training is available. The pay is competitive in most ways. The benefits are great.

    Cons

    There are done people who have had their jobs for a long time and do not perform. It is not often that people who underperform or who are no longer qualified for their work receive any sort of corrective action.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Good place to work if you are looking for stability.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at State of Arizona full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Stable job and average benefits.

    Cons

    Little room for advancement unless you are in the correct circles.

    Advice to Management

    Introduce progressive thinking when selecting future employees. Select candidates with useful skills and some education where they can assist in the their jobs.


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