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Stable Place To Work - Opportunities to Advance

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Configuration Manager in Lansing, MI
Current Employee - Configuration Manager in Lansing, MI

I have been working at State of Michigan full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

Decent Pay, Decent Benefits, Low-Pressure, Opportunities to Advance Good work/life balance, great ascending pay scales, $10+ per hour difference from starting pay scale to top of pay scale. Takes 6 years to move from bottom to top. Occasional Raises based on who the Gov. is.

Cons

Processes and Procedures are stifling and frustrate the work flow. Lot's of people are just filling chairs. Easy for dead-beats to hide out and never have to do much work. Management has very little recourse for dealing with poor performing employees.

Advice to Management

Don't be afraid to make the hard decisions and take responsibility for them.

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  1. Love it

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    Current Employee - Transportation Engineer in Lansing, MI
    Current Employee - Transportation Engineer in Lansing, MI

    I have been working at State of Michigan full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great work-life balance for families

    Cons

    Lower pay in government work than consulting

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  2. Helpful (1)

    I was placed on probation one month after completing training. I scored 86% in trainig, I was fired in 6 months too old.

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    Former Employee - Protective Services in Taylor, MI
    Former Employee - Protective Services in Taylor, MI

    I worked at State of Michigan full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The State of Michigan has good benifits, and the pay is great.

    Cons

    You are constantly told you will be fired. Management did not take the time to help. The Union is of no help prior to 1 year.

    Advice to Management

    Give your older workers a chance. We have experience and are dedicated to our job. It's not fair to judge all over 50 from past experience.


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