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"A good employer if you're looking for safe employment, but can lack opportunities for growth."

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Current Employee - Operations Research Analyst in Washington, DC
Current Employee - Operations Research Analyst in Washington, DC
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Pros

The atmosphere is very professional, and the managers are very interested in improving employee moral. The work can be very interesting at times, and many jobs offer you the freedom operate independently.

Cons

Like any bureaucracy, there is very little change in the IRS, and any change that does come about is a result of congressional action. It's also not generally well received when you tell people you work for the IRS at social functions.

Advice to Management

Management generally does a good job. My only advice would be to make sure there is a difference in pay that is commensurate with job difficulty rather than seniority.

Other Employee Reviews for IRS

  1. Helpful (1)

    "IT is not a job to start a career!"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I fell into this job, literally. So right now, I am trying to do all that I could to get out of this dead end job.

    Cons

    Not compensated enough and the advancement opportunity is limited.


  2. Helpful (4)

    "The IRS takes competence seriously and treats its employees right."

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    Current Employee - Public Affairs Specialist in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Public Affairs Specialist in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Competence of employees; chance to help people; work/life balance; ideas are fully considered by management; numerous opportunities for advancement are available.

    Cons

    Slow (if not resistant) to change; meetings for days; you'll get blamed for the work of Congress, which creates the policies the IRS follows; some shortsightedness in communications policies.

    Advice to Management

    Split Twitter accounts into more specific channels. Three accounts for all varieties of taxpayers makes absolutely no sense. Also, be more forward-thinking in your communications approaches.

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