Georgia State Government Reviews

Updated April 10, 2015
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Pros
  • Interesting work, that requires higher level analyses (in 3 reviews)

  • Relaxed work environment; Flexibility with work schedule; High number of paid holidays; consistent feedback (at least twice yearly) on performance (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay and do not get much training (in 8 reviews)

  • No raises, little opportunity for advancement (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Chief of Staff

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgia State Government full-time

    Pros

    People work in a collaborative effort

    Cons

    Government Jobs do not pay as well a the private sector

  2. Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia State Government full-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Working for the state offers good, solid job security.

    Cons

    pay is way under par

  3. Flexible schedule

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    Current Employee - Environmental Compliance Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Environmental Compliance Specialist in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia State Government

    Positive Outlook
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, work/life balance and knowledgeable coworkers.

    Cons

    Average benefits and pay, low morale, difficult professional advancement.

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  5. director,

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgia State Government

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Stable, can do nothing, no one take resposibility

    Cons

    if you are not politician, do not work in there

    Advice to Management

    Need to work for tax payer

  6. Good Resume Builder

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Georgia State Government full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Any job at the State of Georgia is guaranteed to be a good resume builder and provide you experience that is hard to come by any where else.

    Cons

    The trade off to any job where the main benefit is resume building is that it means it is usually below market value in terms of earning potential.

    Advice to Management

    Add option for flexible work hours and teleworking.

  7. Great Agency, Great Supervisor, Co-Workers

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    Current Employee - Business Development Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Business Development Analyst in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia State Government full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    No Stress or Tight Deadlines to Meet

    Cons

    Low Salary, No Salary Increase

  8. Intern

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Georgia State Government

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Casual environment. Everyone really cares about what they are doing and have a passion for helping people.

    Cons

    The company is unorganized. Innovative ideas take a long time to get through decision making processes and get implemented. Limited funds to work with.

    Advice to Management

    Get things done faster

  9. The worst

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    Former Employee - Grant Administrator in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Grant Administrator in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Georgia State Government

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Vacations time
    sick time and
    free coffee

    Cons

    Duplicate work efforts
    horrible management
    no wage increase in 5 years
    unethical behavior

    Advice to Management

    Hire people who really want to help the communitY
    organizational structure should be to benefit the business
    stop wasting tax payer money

  10. Great city to work for!

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    Former Employee - Adult Athletic Program Director in Bainbridge, GA
    Former Employee - Adult Athletic Program Director in Bainbridge, GA

    I worked at Georgia State Government full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Amazing support system and coworkers! City council and mayor the best!

    Cons

    None!! Best job I ever had!

    Advice to Management

    Keep up great job!

  11. Used to be great

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    Current Employee - Project Administrator in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Project Administrator in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia State Government (more than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Work with state government used to be great--not wonderful on salary, but terrific hours and overall compensation package.

    Cons

    New employees coming into the agency have very low wages and no pension plan at all.

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