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State of Connecticut Reviews

Updated March 3, 2015
Updated March 3, 2015
48 Reviews
3.9
48 Reviews
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State of Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy
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  1.  

    Seasonal Park Ranger, great experience.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Park Ranger in Hamden, CT
    Former Employee - Park Ranger in Hamden, CT

    I worked at State of Connecticut part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Outdoor environment, interactions with people using the park for recreation, friendly atmosphere. Can swap hours very easily with other employees.

    Cons

    Need to work weekends and holidays while other people enjoy the park. No set hours, sunrise and sunset change but that comes with the job territory.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    An enlightening experience at the DMV

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    • Work/Life Balance
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at State of Connecticut full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Most of my peers were really hard working, helpful and very well informed people. Before working there I had no idea how well informed an effective employee needs to be. The vast majority of my coworkers were very friendly and really went out of their way to be helpful. I felt the supervisors were on top of their game as far as knowledge, patience and creating a positive experience for the customer.

    Cons

    There are a few people working there with a chip on their shoulder and it gives everyone a bad name.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to make training consistent - so that everyone is on the same page -one way of doing that could be by putting together a written manual.

    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Stable

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Health Program Supervisor in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Health Program Supervisor in Hartford, CT

    I have been working at State of Connecticut full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work diversity, stability, and benefits.

    Cons

    Commute to far and sometimes not as LEAN as we could be...

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  5.  

    Judicial Law Clerk

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Judicial Law Clerk in New London, CT
    Former Employee - Judicial Law Clerk in New London, CT

    I worked at State of Connecticut full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    stable hours, good benefits packages, decent vacation time, courts closed for inclement weather, good training, good ability to move within the State employment system

    Cons

    seemed to be a lot of drama between "long-time" employees, while the hours were stable (left every day at 5) there was no flexibility whatsoever

  6.  

    Good Culture, Slow Pace

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at State of Connecticut as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Highly motivated and dedicated management, friendly environment.

    Cons

    Very slow pace of change. Unimpressive pay.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to move projects along more quickly.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Intern

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Intern in Hartford, CT
    Current Intern - Intern in Hartford, CT

    I have been working at State of Connecticut as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great learning experience and professional.

    Cons

    There are no cons here.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Stability, not much challenge, paradoxically surrounded by excellence and incompetence

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant in Hartford, CT
    Former Employee - Consultant in Hartford, CT

    I worked at State of Connecticut

    Pros

    Excellent colleagues, input on important policy isses, working with community

    Cons

    Incompetent colleagues, ill-informed managers, unevenly dispersed workload to compensate for the poor skills and abilities of some

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn which input to value, evaluate and give feedback to staff, support plans needed for many

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Disappearing Benefits

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Secretary in Hartford, CT
    Former Employee - Secretary in Hartford, CT

    I worked at State of Connecticut

    Pros

    Time off is acceptable for the work load.

    Cons

    Pay scales lower than market. Most people take jobs for the benefits and future pensions and those are vanishing except at the higher levels. Top heavy on manager to worker rations.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your employees better and you will get more and better work from them. Then they won't need unions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Behavioral Health Program Manager

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Behavioral Health Program Manager in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Behavioral Health Program Manager in Hartford, CT

    I have been working at State of Connecticut full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Senior management are generally supportive.

    Cons

    Position requires working non-traditional hours at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More engagement of lower level staff would produce better outcomes.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Youth Works

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Youth Works in Bridgeport, CT
    Former Employee - Youth Works in Bridgeport, CT

    I worked at State of Connecticut part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great salary, summer job, meet tons of new people

    Cons

    There are many different ages so you have to keep that in mind.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More organization

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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