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The Most Amazing Work Experience

Office Management Specialist (Current Employee) Washington, DC

ProsWork with some of the most incredible minds on some of the worlds most challenging issues. After working here getting a job elsewhere is simple. Opportunity to travel the world.

ConsSlow moving ladder. Unless, you attended a top 1% college or unv and attained both experience and a good reputation it is very difficult to attain a Career Length Job. Very competitive jobs for not so competitive pay.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Cannot discuss

    Cannot Discuss (Current Employee) Arlington, VA

    I have been working at US Department of State full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Good pay, good benefits, plentiful travel and opportunity Cons: I have no complaints with my employer. Advice to Senior Management: promote me Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Welcome to the Foreign Circus

    Foreign Service Officer (Former Employee) Washington, DC

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


    Pros: World travel, occasional policy input, decent benefits. Cons: Pseudo-military chain of "command" run by screaming incompetents; hated by Congress;… Advice to Senior Management: Tear it down and start over. The sad fact is that, under the current performance review system, a boss who doesn't like you and… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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