Commonwealth of Virginia Reviews

Updated May 11, 2021

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Commonwealth of Virginia Governor Terry R. McAuliffe (no image)
Terry R. McAuliffe
25 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits, off almost all holidays (including state)(in 12 reviews)

  • "Good Benefits for Full Time Employees(in 8 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Upper management doesn’t give a doggone about anyone there(in 5 reviews)

  • "very slow moving work environment(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Government

      Mar 31, 2021 - Forensic Scientist II in Richmond, VA
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Organized and comprehensive agency, collaboration

      Cons

      Leave policies unclear and not flexible

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Just ok

      May 11, 2021 - Registered Nurse in San Diego, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Benefits, lots of paid time off, very good sick time vacation free education

      Cons

      Nurse bullying. Slow to move up in the organization

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Job life

      Apr 26, 2021 - Residential Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits, flexibility, working relationships

      Cons

      Pay, working during inclement weather, no telework

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Working for Virginia

      Apr 23, 2021 - Senior Special Agent in Richmond, VA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Job security, some benefits, co-workers

      Cons

      Salaries are not particularly based on experience and/or level of education. Promotions are dependent upon your connections.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      working for the state

      Mar 24, 2021 - Support Enforcement Specialist, Senior in Norfolk, VA
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits, room for advancement.

      Cons

      low salaries, limited jobs in the area

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Benefits

      Mar 5, 2021 - Project Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Work for a public service organization

      Cons

      Low salaries and big bureaucracy

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Job security

      Feb 10, 2021 - Operations Manager in Richmond, VA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits and hardworking people

      Cons

      Low pay and limited raises

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Work

      Feb 3, 2021 - Engineer in Richmond, VA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Getting to Help those in need

      Cons

      I overnight travel everyother week

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Stable

      Jan 29, 2021 - Information Security Officer in Richmond, VA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great place to work and stable

      Cons

      Low Pay and sometimes poor working environment

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Ok place to work

      Feb 9, 2021 - Correctional Officer in Independence, VA
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Decent money with great benefits!

      Cons

      12 hour shifts, night shift. Having to deal with inmates all the time.

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