State of North Carolina

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC

I have been working at State of North Carolina

Pros

Retirement benefits are some of the best

Cons

not having a union representation

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    moving water uphill with a rope

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at State of North Carolina

    Pros

    Hey its state government you can screw up forever and never get fired. If you are into endless meetings where nothing gets decided then this is the place for you.

    Cons

    See Pros. If you expect to make a differance then you should not even attempt to work for State Government.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Just because you have always done it that way does not mean it's not incredibly stupid. Trust your technical staff and quit relying on Vendors to design your infrastructure!.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    It's all in who you know

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at State of North Carolina

    Pros

    the Dept. does serve a vital function in our state, and as an employee of the department, and the state, there is a very real sense of doing something for the greater good.
    It's a paycheck in a very rough economic time.

    Cons

    Wow. Low pay in relation to private sector (same job). VERY poor benefits. Lack of respect from peers in private industry. Promotions are NOT merit based...and we are top-heavy with individuals that lack both leadership qualities AND skill-based qualities. As such, you have managers leaning too heavily on lower-level employees, whom quickly become disgruntled.

    This is truly a poisonous atmosphere...the worst I have ever worked in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look around at your employees. things were so bad, HR was required to come in and do a "climate" evaluation because of the number of complaints...and the employees got NO FEEDBACK.
    Your favoritism and disdain for career state employees is evident (read your climate responses!). This hasn't changed. I think if you showed some respect to people who are products of the environment that they built their career in, they'd embrace the change you wish to implement much more readily than treating them like garbage.

    Doesn't Recommend
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