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Consultant (Pro Bono) (Former Employee) Washington, DC

Pros- You feel empowered.
- Very professional.

Cons- Very formal and bureaucratic.
- Not necessarily all important issues get enough attention, or resource allocation.

Advice to Senior Management- Very smart in resource allocation, especially when you are trying something new, e.g., GEP.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Place to Work

    Foreign Service Officer (Current Employee) Washington, DC

    I have been working at US Department of State full-time for more than a year

    Pros: Hours, Salary, Benefits, Worldwide postings, Mobility Cons: Bureaucracy, Government Pace, Move a lot, Government workers, slow IT Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Good experience if you have to work for the government

    Foreign Service Officer (Former Employee) Washington, DC

    I worked at US Department of State full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros: nice overseas travel good health and retirement benefits job stability (can't be… Cons: bureaucracy is stifling disconnect between headquarters and the field limited earning potential limited… Advice to Senior Management: Management should remember the work life balance and take it… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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