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National League of Cities Reviews

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National League of Cities President James E. Mitchell, Jr.
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  1.  

    Good opportunity for young professionals that would like policy experience at the local level.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Associate in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Project Associate in Washington, DC

    I have been working at National League of Cities

    Pros

    - great place for entry level professional interested in municipal government
    - wealth of issues to be involved with at the city level
    - great place to learn more about membership associations
    - opportunities for travel to organization's annual conferences
    - colleagues and management are very supportive of individuals, it was an organization where I liked the work that was done and I was proud to be a part of it

    Cons

    - limited opportunities for professional advancement
    - not a "fast paced" organization (which can be a pro or a con)
    - low paying salaries for the DC area

    Recommends
  2.  

    A company that needs to redefine its purpose and objectives . . .

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National League of Cities full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    working with local elected officials; colleagues; goal of raising the concerns of cities and towns over national legislative policy

    Cons

    senior management team; lack of transparency, honesty, and openness of management team; lack of effective legislative strategy; ineffective relations with congress

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop micromanaging; stop managing up; manage down and give your staff the freedom and flexibility to be creative and solutions oriented rather than focusing on process.

    Doesn't Recommend
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