City of Houston - The City is an "ok" place | Glassdoor
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"The City is an "ok" place"

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Current Employee - Administrative Assistant
Current Employee - Administrative Assistant
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at City of Houston full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

You have a work/life balance

Cons

It is hard to move up.

Advice to Management

Take into consideration what your employees have to say because they actually do the work.

Other Employee Reviews for City of Houston

  1. Helpful (4)

    "Good and Bad...Challenging, yet exhausting"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Specialist in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Administrative Specialist in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work with different departments, good exposure to different work areas, hepls you develop professionally, build partnerships with external agencies

    Cons

    Lower salary is part of city job, high stress environment, slow at adapting to new projects or demands, overworked employees, low morale. Very political work environment and people who "kiss ass" to get promoted (even if they don't deserve such promotion). Shady and untrustworthy employees. Not good for overall career growth.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees' concerns, show your appreciation for employees, be open to new ideas and changes that can help your department be more successful. Open communication is necessary in working in a successful office, be more open with your employees. Be considerate of ALL your employees, whether or not you have a favorite. Employee morale is important to the overall productivity of the office.


  2. "An enjoyable experience"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lifeguard in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Lifeguard in Houston, TX

    I worked at City of Houston part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Get to know other lifeguards, almost full time for a seasonal job, good starting pay

    Cons

    upper senior management do not care about lifeguards at all, they see lifeguards as expendable even though almost all pools were understaffed

    Advice to Management

    treat your workers with respect, encourage them to do a good/better job, DO NOT threaten them


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