Government of Canada - A great nine to five job but not a good place to have a career unless you're a diplomat. | Glassdoor
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"A great nine to five job but not a good place to have a career unless you're a diplomat."

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Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Government of Canada full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Great benefits, vacations but not much room for movement.

Cons

Bureaucratic with lots of egos.

Advice to Management

Assistants are people too.

Other Employee Reviews for Government of Canada

  1. "Decent, not great"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Washington, DC

    Pros

    Very secure job, clear compensation package, great PTO

    Cons

    Little room for advancement, complicated rules about special leave provisions, beurocratic, slow responses to inqueries

    Advice to Management

    Communicate better, make clear decisions before releasing a policy, ensure you consider all possible scenarios.


  2. "Program Assistant"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Government of Canada as a contractor

    Pros

    - Friendly co-workers
    - Excellent pay for entry-level job
    -Job stability (people working in the same position for years)
    -Low pressure

    Cons

    - Everything moves very slowly
    - Not enough young people getting hired (low revolving door)

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