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Baltimore, MD
10000+ employees
1937
Government
Federal Agencies
Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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These guys have your number. Or at least you better hope they do. The Social Security Administration (SSA) pays retirement, disability, and survivors benefits to workers and their families. The SSA also issues Social Security numbers and administers the Supplemental Security ... Read more

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    Current Employee - Claims Specialist in Towson, MD
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    I have been working at Social Security Administration full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    No one day is the same

    Cons

    Dealing with the influx of people on a face to face basis

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Social Security Administration Photos

Social Security Administration photo of: Parking lot view of the Social Security Administration headquarter office located in Woodlawn, MD (Photo by Coolcaesar - available under CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0 & GFDL, v1.178)
Social Security Administration photo of: Take your child to work day
Social Security Administration photo of: Not a very inviting work environment. The office has signs everywhere reminding you to be quite (you can see two in this picture alone). All you hear during the day is the sound of people typing.
Social Security Administration photo of: 2121 Crystal Drive
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Social Security Administration Interviews

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    Paralegal Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Fort Wayne, IN
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    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Social Security Administration (Fort Wayne, IN) in April 2010.

    Interview

    Review the Vacancy Announce carefully for all the important detail you should consider in your application, interview is the same with the public sector as it is with the private sector preparing is key ingredient, number and type of interview depends on the agency, advice federal employers are looking to hire the best candidate for the job, on the job training is provided so match their needs as close as you can even if you substitute a skill that utilizes the same qualities, characteristic, knowledge, tasks and attitude for achieving the agency mission, the work culture in very friendly and co-worker are there to lend a helping hand when needed because team work goes a long way to achieving goals, agency size depends on budget but you are provided with the workspace and tools required to complete the task.

    Interview Questions

    • Where would you like to be in 5 years?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Federal agency is set as far as pay and benefits but some agency offer different kinds of benefits such as tution assistance or student loan repayment, relocation expense, use of public transportation for work, day care for child or adult, fitness center so look at what is being offer as a benefit and compensated with the salary and you usually come out ahead.

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Social Security Administration Awards & Accolades

  • Best Employers for Latinos to Work For in the East, Latinos For Hire, 2012
  • Best Employers for Latinos to Work For in the West, Latinos For Hire, 2012
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