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An excellent place to serve the United States.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Washington, DC

ProsAn opportunity to work on a wide range of important global issues.
Highly talented people who are committed to serving the country.

ConsBureacracy is still strongly resistant to change.

Advice to Senior ManagementStay focused on reform priorities.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great career

    Foreign Service Officer (Current Employee) Washington, DC

    I have been working at US Department of State


    Pros: Getting paid to learn a language Interesting opportunities Amazing housing Smart colleagues Cons: Very mixed management Bureacracy Not alot of room for creativity Advice to Senior Management: Find ways to be more flexible to changing conditions -… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    20 years as an FSO

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Washington, DC

    I have been working at US Department of State


    Pros: Incredibly diverse, meaningful, global work. Thought leadership and policy making top… Cons: Management skills not so well developed and rewarded. You won't… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to what employees are saying on the internal professional collaboration platforms,… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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