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Stable employment

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Current Employee - Public Information Officer
Current Employee - Public Information Officer

I have been working at State of Arizona

Pros

Good benefits package, great insurance, retirement plan

Cons

Pay freeze... whatever you get hired on at that is where you stay at.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good benefits, low pay

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Arizona

    Pros

    Benefit packages are good and offer a variety of options. Premiums are good compared to private industry. Before the economy tanked, it was nearly impossible to lose your job.

    Cons

    Management is often appointed based on political favors, and may not know a thing about the agency he/she is put in charge of. There is little transparency. Because of the economy and a ridiculously right-wing, bible-thumping legislature, jobs are left at the whims of others.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Put leaders in place that have training, proven competency in their field, and a plan and vision. Discourage micromanaging.

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    cps

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Arizona

    Pros

    You get to work with a variety of different social service agencies and have a chance to have a positive impact on peoples' lives

    Cons

    It's a very objective job where there is no right or wrong way to do things in any situation which makes the job rather ambiguous.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire people who are there for the well being of the families rather than those who are only concerned about their career progression.

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