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Oakland County, MI Overview

Waterford, MI
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Oakland County, Michigan consistently ranks among the top counties in the United States for quality of life, business success, and educational advancement. With approximately 4,000 employees and 20 departments, we offer comprehensive benefits, career paths and a dynamic culture ... Read more

Mission: Oakland County, Michigan is synonymous with excellence. We are the premier county to live, work, play, and raise a family. If you are looking for more information about Oakland County Government, please visit www.oakgov.com

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Oakland County, MI County Executive L. Brooks Patterson
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Oakland County, MI full-time

    Pros

    I personally am in a great work environment and the benefits are good.

    Cons

    Salary isn't very competitive.
    Being able to perform tasks that can build other abilities.

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Oakland County, MI Interviews

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    Interview

    Two in person interviews, and a social media test.
    One on one phone interviews with the President, email correspondence with the entire staff and a personal kind of 1st meeting (mutual) at Starbucks, which was really cool.

    Interview Questions

    • General Background questions regarding public relations experience, media contacts and government and political experiences   1 Answer
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    Reasons for Declining

    The hours were not right for me. The flexibility of working in the office and from home was challenged and the starting salary was lower than expected even though I was offered a 30% increase within 6 months. It was a created position and had to be approved by the Board of Commissioners..

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