State of Nevada

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Challenging, chaotic, but VERY rewarding

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Investigator in Las Vegas, NV
Current Employee - Investigator in Las Vegas, NV

I have been working at State of Nevada full-time (more than an year)

Pros

If you're an investigations junkie like me, you'll be in heaven!
High morale
VERY supportive co-workers and supervisors
Opportunities to excel, learn new aspects of the job, and hone your skills

Cons

Strict work hours
Budgetary constraints = you don't always have the right tools for the job

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Employees aren't just worker-bees, we possess a wealth of diverse knowledge and--believe it or not--we really do know what we're talking about when we offer suggestions for program improvement, etc.

Recommends
Positive Outlook

39 Other Employee Reviews for State of Nevada (View Most Recent)

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    Decent place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Professional in Carson City, NV
    Current Employee - IT Professional in Carson City, NV

    I have been working at State of Nevada full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Stability is the biggest pro. The jobs aren't going away. Some of the benefits are good, 15 days of annual leave and 15 days of sick leave per year is nice. Middle management is better than upper management.

    Cons

    Pay is below market. Insurance is getting very expensive and covering less. Morale is low due to these factors. Upper management are political appointees, so the quality varies widely.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the employees. They are in the trenches and see what works. Promote more from within.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    DWSS employee

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Family Services Specialist in Reno, NV
    Current Employee - Family Services Specialist in Reno, NV

    I have been working at State of Nevada full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Serving the public is a rewarding job. Ok benefits. If you kiss up enough you might promote eventually unless you are not white.

    Cons

    Nepotistic. Very racist policies. Expensive health insurance. Poor management. No flexibility in schedules. Unreasonable dress restrictions. Bad morale.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop rewarding bad behavior. Allow flexible schedules. Stop racism and judgmental treatment of clients

    Neutral Outlook
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