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Dept of HHS Administration for Children and Families Reviews

Updated March 28, 2017
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  1. "David W. Brown's Profile"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst - Consultant in Oakton, VA
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst - Consultant in Oakton, VA
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Dept of HHS Administration for Children and Families (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Exposure to emerging technologies, ability to use my background experience

    Cons

    Cannot think of any, commute if long

    Advice to Management

    The sharing of information between peers, good communication and documentation


  2. "The WORST job I've ever had"

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    Former Employee - Developer in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Former Employee - Developer in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Dept of HHS Administration for Children and Families full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    There are NO Pros for DHHS in Research Triangle Park, NC

    Cons

    Lack of professionalism. Managers downgrade employees in the presence of their peers. It's a walking HR nightmare. Racism and inequality are prevalent.

    Advice to Management

    Bring in new Management


  3. "Supply Technician"

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    Current Employee - Supply Technician in Rockville, MD
    Current Employee - Supply Technician in Rockville, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Dept of HHS Administration for Children and Families full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Heath Insurance, Money, some security

    Cons

    No promotion, races, like of unity

    Advice to Management

    Have a career Plan


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  5. "Human Resources"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Lincoln, NE
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Lincoln, NE
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Dept of HHS Administration for Children and Families full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very nice leaders. Good benefits

    Cons

    Hard to find the best talent due to low rate of pay.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up your good work and efforts to improve


  6. "The Health side seem to forget about the 'Human Services' side. In the majority of their dealings it seem an oversight."

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    Current Employee - Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Dept of HHS Administration for Children and Families full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Professional development series at the White House in unparalleled in its intensiveness and in what you are able to learn in policy.

    Cons

    Highly scrutinized portfolio that we all deal in unfortunately but it's good work that is so desperately needed by Americans people.


  7. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at Dept of HHS Administration for Children and Families (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very Organized, has lists of tasks needed to be done, even for young interns

    Cons

    Should be more interaction between the interns and fellow co-workers


  8. "Great mission, lots of bureaucracy"

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    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Dept of HHS Administration for Children and Families full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great mission with staff committed to helping children and families

    Incredible opportunity to contribute to national policy and programs

    Flexible telework options

    Cons

    Bureaucracy everywhere and difficult to get things do, to change broken processes, and to improve over the status quo

    Some mid-level management not open to new ideas or change

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and give them the support to improve the work, and not just maintain it


  9. "Procurement Technician"

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    Former Employee - Procurement Technician in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Procurement Technician in Washington, DC
    Recommends

    I worked at Dept of HHS Administration for Children and Families (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment and great place to work

    Cons

    I have nothing bad to say


  10. Helpful (1)

    "not worth it for the money"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Dept of HHS Administration for Children and Families full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Sometimes you will find someone who is grateful for the help you give them. Sometimes

    Cons

    Huge turnover rate, 5 people quit in 3 month period in an office of 10. Management is temperamental, immature, and incredulous.

    Advice to Management

    PLEASE stop undermining your own training strategies, and please stop the gossip and conspiracy from upper management down. And please take some professionalism in the workplace classes. Stop starting issues between employees,when you pick a plan, stick to it!!


  11. "Hhsc"

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    Current Employee - Clerk III in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Clerk III in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Dept of HHS Administration for Children and Families (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    vacation are paid and sick time

    Cons

    low pay grade not sufficent


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