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Updated May 24, 2022

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3.8
93%
Recommend to a Friend
68%
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Commonwealth of Virginia Governor Terry R. McAuliffe (no image)
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39 Ratings

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Excellent

    May 7, 2022 - Department Head in Petersburg, VA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits, great leave, great salary

    Cons

    Not flexible to work remote

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  2. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Child Support Enforcement Specialist

    May 24, 2022 - Program Administrative Specialist in Norfolk, VA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Was a contracted Enforcement Specialist for 6 yrs prior to being hired by the state. Base Pay. PTO. Working from home. Flex schedule. Some of the managers. Benefits. Updated office. Building located close to interstate. Advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    Stressful environment. Unrealistic goals/stats for debt collection and court referral. Questionable enforcement practices. Not really open to suggestions on how to improve.

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  3. 3.0
    Current Employee

    g

    May 24, 2022 - Shift Commander 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    you can make your own hours lot of over time

    Cons

    They want you at work

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great place to work

    May 9, 2022 - Counselor in Richmond, VA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Health benefits, coworkers, management, training options.

    Cons

    Currently introduced limited work schedule.

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  5. 3.0
    Current Employee

    SR. Legal Secretary

    May 18, 2022 - Senior Legal Secretary 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Hours are rigid, no OT, no weekends, health premiums are very affordable with good coverage

    Cons

    Lower than average pay as compared to public sector

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  6. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Mismanagement

    May 15, 2022 - Administrative Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Offers employees a pension Virginia Retirement System

    Cons

    Discrimination against certain staff due to. Skin color

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  7. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    ok

    May 8, 2022 - Information Technology in Richmond, VA
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    4 day work week is an optoin

    Cons

    agencies have not decided about telework

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee

    2nd Career

    Apr 22, 2022 - Retired Military 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great place to work and people

    Cons

    Long hours and job complexities

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Benefits

    Apr 11, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent medical, dental, and other benefits.

    Cons

    Salaries are lower working for state government.

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Former Position

    Apr 8, 2022 - Administrative Assistant in Richmond, VA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The benefits are great and easy to use.

    Cons

    The jobs can be short in tenure.

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Commonwealth of Virginia Reviews FAQs

Commonwealth of Virginia has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 164 reviews left anonymously by employees. 93% of employees would recommend working at Commonwealth of Virginia to a friend and 61% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 4% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Commonwealth of Virginia employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Commonwealth of Virginia. This rating has decreased by -6% over the last 12 months.

93% of Commonwealth of Virginia employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Commonwealth of Virginia 3.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.4 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Commonwealth of Virginia to be culture, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, management, career development.

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