US Department of Transportation

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Current Employee - Human Resource Specialist in Raleigh, NC
Current Employee - Human Resource Specialist in Raleigh, NC

I have been working at US Department of Transportation as a contractor (more than an year)

Pros

easy to follow job description and so on

Cons

need to be constantly aware of of insecure upper management

Advice to ManagementAdvice

just do what you are told

Recommends
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Frustrating, but personally satisfying work.

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    Current Employee - Talent Development Officer in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Talent Development Officer in Washington, DC

    I have been working at US Department of Transportation

    Pros

    If you are resilient to too many political appointees, fifedoms, and overall ineffective government bureacracy, you will do well here. They have (in most areas) great work-life balance like telework, flexible work, and all. The senior leadership is pretty nice, but there are typically a lot of levels in between.

    Cons

    Poor first-line supervision, disengaged employees, unmotivated learning and development attitude, and an overall lack of strategic planning at the middle levels.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest more in your people. Try to avoid having money go directly to the program offices without skimming funds for the agency (OST) to use for training and development. Trust me, you need it.

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    Perfectly fine.

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    Current Employee - Contract Specialist in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Contract Specialist in Washington, DC

    I have been working at US Department of Transportation

    Pros

    The DoT is very public transportation accessable as the Navy Yard metro station is right across the street. The neighborhood is constantly improving.

    Cons

    It is a pretty typical government agency; sometimes I'm hindered by the bureaucracy, but as compared to the DoD it is downright entreprenuerial.

    Recommends
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