Washington Department of Health FAQ

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15 English questions out of 15

January 1, 2021

What is health insurance like at Washington Department of Health?

Pros

Secure employment Progressive push at upper levels in work policies Above average healthcare plans and vacation time.

Cons

Limited advancement opportunity. Salary below average for comparable position in private, county and city government . Salary increases are 5% a year, no performance adjustment or bonuses. Middling benefits other than healthcare. Highly political and dysfunctional middle-management culture. Networking, mentorship, and career growth limited to conforming to an "in-the-club" management track". Performance and results carry less weight than personality and protective relationships within management club.

Advice to Management

Actually adopt and practice outward mindset training and policy provided to employees. Do deep review of hiring and advancement practices, deep rot abounds which negatively impacts employee satisfaction. Institute a fair system of promotion which takes into account measurable previous performance, devotion of time, and leadership ability, and discourages or reprimands collusion, fraternalism, and nepotism all of which abound.

Above average healthcare plans and vacation time.

January 1, 2021

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July 1, 2019

Does Washington Department of Health offer a wellness program?

Pros

Good liberal policy on walking while work, breastfeeding, and encouraging wellness activities

Cons

Hidden agendas, managers with no experience, communication very poor and dishonest

Advice to Management

Just tell the employee what the hell is going on before you come up with some bogus charges

Good liberal policy on walking while work, breastfeeding, and encouraging wellness activities

July 1, 2019

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October 9, 2019

How are career development opportunities at Washington Department of Health?

Pros

Good working environment, good opportunity to move up.

Cons

not enough freedom/ creativity options

Good working environment, good opportunity to move up.

October 9, 2019

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January 1, 2021

What kind of career opportunities exist at Washington Department of Health?

Pros

Secure employment Progressive push at upper levels in work policies Above average healthcare plans and vacation time.

Cons

Limited advancement opportunity. Salary below average for comparable position in private, county and city government . Salary increases are 5% a year, no performance adjustment or bonuses. Middling benefits other than healthcare. Highly political and dysfunctional middle-management culture. Networking, mentorship, and career growth limited to conforming to an "in-the-club" management track". Performance and results carry less weight than personality and protective relationships within management club.

Advice to Management

Actually adopt and practice outward mindset training and policy provided to employees. Do deep review of hiring and advancement practices, deep rot abounds which negatively impacts employee satisfaction. Institute a fair system of promotion which takes into account measurable previous performance, devotion of time, and leadership ability, and discourages or reprimands collusion, fraternalism, and nepotism all of which abound.

Limited advancement opportunity.

January 1, 2021

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August 16, 2018

What is the feeling of job security at Washington Department of Health?

Pros

Schedule flexibility Always has job openings Work-life balance

Cons

Hard to move up Not that diverse

Always has job openings

August 16, 2018

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