US Department of Commerce
3.7 of 5 75 reviews
www.commerce.gov Washington, DC 5000+ Employees

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Not many new positions in the coming years

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at US Department of Commerce

ProsYou are able to help us companies thrive and expand operations internationally. The job can also turn into an overseas post.

ConsIn the current financial situation, there will be cuts and the Department wont take on many new people. Despite who is in the white house, the Department probably wont get any new funding to encourage hiring.

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2010 US Census - work was either very hectic w/overtime or very slow (sent people home early)

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I have been working at US Department of Commerce


Pros: Due to the economy, the workforce was pretty well educated so training wasn't much of an issue. The work was interesting and… Cons: Procedures and deadlines changed excessively; sometimes by the hour. Some… Advice to Senior Management: Take more time to hire the right person for the… More

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at US Department of Commerce


Pros: benefits, benefitsm benefitsm salary and benefits Cons: term of contracts should be longer and permanent More

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