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  1. "survoryer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greensboro, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at City of Greensboro full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good jobloved it 18years good place to work

    Cons

    greatfriends sorry to leave after 18years


  2. "network analyst"

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    Former Employee - Network Systems Analyst in Greensboro, NC
    Former Employee - Network Systems Analyst in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Greensboro full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    as a network analyst you receive plenty of perks to make up for the low pay such as an ipad and cell. nothing is for free and as a result you have to support these devices. the benefits are great.

    Cons

    low pay, there are a lot of "cliques" and undercover racists. it's your typical work environment. one simply needs to cover their behinds at all times and go home.

    Advice to Management

    take more time to listen to the "lower echelon". it would would help to give a better perspective as to how the organization really feels. your direct counterparts will tell you what you want to hear.

  3. "Firefighter"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greensboro, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    strong organization with good support services.

    Cons

    fast growth easy to get miss directed and put your focus on the wrong issues.

    Advice to Management

    do not over look the slow and meek.


  4. "Worst Place To Work!"

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    Current Employee - IT Analyst Technician in Greensboro, NC
    Current Employee - IT Analyst Technician in Greensboro, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Greensboro full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    There are no positives that can be identified!

    Cons

    Compensation is the pits. Favoritism flourishes throughout. Most exempt employees do not come close to working 40 hrs a week. They come and go as they please especially at outlying facilities. There is no integrity or respect as the core values suggest.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of the Good Ole Boys Club. Do more for the employees. Change the Compensation Structure. Get rid of favoritism.


  5. "It's a "good job""

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    Current Employee - Records Specialist in Greensboro, NC
    Current Employee - Records Specialist in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Retirement & life insurance. Low cosy health insurance.

    Cons

    Your schedule could change at any moment. From day shift to night.

    97% women in the office & they gossip.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more adequate staffing.
    Focus more on professionalism and teaching soft skills.


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    "Dissatisfied"

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    Former Employee - Accountant in Greensboro, NC
    Former Employee - Accountant in Greensboro, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Greensboro full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good atmosphere, access to gym

    Cons

    was unable to take advantage of work life balance because another person worked the hours I needed. The fact was she was late every day and the department did nothing about it. I worked a probationary period of six months where I had to miss a family member's surgery, had not time. I even arranged to have personal appointments at 7pm or earlier in the morning to adhere to this policy. It was unappreciated. The probationary period allows a supervisor to fire you at any time including the day it is over. Policies were not enforced. Only a few employees are valued.

    Advice to Management

    Waiting until the day probation is over to voice your displeasure is unacceptable and allows the employee no rebuttal. Probation in orientation was simply described as a time to evaluate good attendance and general abilities. I was penalized for making mistakes such as NOT socializing with staff on a different floor and missing a minor adjustment. Some entries were advised by the supervisor and apparently forgotten. They don't want to give you the bonus, it is easy to find another employee.


  7. "Stable place of employement"

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    Current Employee - Senior Firefighter in Greensboro, NC
    Current Employee - Senior Firefighter in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City of Greensboro full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The department is growing which offers alot of room for growth. This is becoming a young department. Great stability.

    Cons

    No cons. The department is growing which offers alot of room for growth. This is becoming a young department. Great stability.

  8. "I like the place."

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Greensboro, NC
    Former Employee - Engineer in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Greensboro full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    This is close to where I live.

    Cons

    I think a lot of people might want positions and it might be only one vacancy.

    Advice to Management

    Offer free food and raffle prizes.


  9. "The pay was awful but my boss was great."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous in Greensboro, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Greensboro full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I enjoyed the work and it was a great experience being involved in what was going on in the city around me.

    Cons

    The pay was awful and it was hard to move up with in the organization. Also it's hard to fire people so I was stuck working with a moron.

    Advice to Management

    Look into productivity. Not what people say that they do but what they really do.


  10. "Don't get stuck in this job"

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    Current Employee - Library Assistant in Greensboro, NC
    Current Employee - Library Assistant in Greensboro, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Greensboro part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The employees are the best to work with.

    Cons

    The pay sucks. Having received an raise in 3 years.


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