New York State Department of Labor - Good benefits, working conditions | Glassdoor
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"Good benefits, working conditions"

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Current Employee - Programmer
Current Employee - Programmer

Pros

Great benefits, convenient work location, comitted middle management; assignments are interesting and coworkers are collegial

Cons

Working for state government is not a growth area

Advice to Management

Find opportunities to interact more with line staff - "management by walking around";

Other Employee Reviews for New York State Department of Labor

  1. "Very good benefits; great for complacency"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Guarenteed (when the Gov. says so…) raises every year
    Great Benefits
    Lots of vacation accruals
    Fairly laid back atmosphere
    Good people

    Cons

    Absolutely no opportunity for advancement based on ability, skills or competency
    Monotonous
    Your pay is not indicative of your performance

    Advice to Management

    Not much the manager can do..just the nature of the civil service beast. Either it's for you or it's not


  2. "I was an intern. The position was federally funded and may or may not still exist."

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Potential for a life time career with exceptional job security, top quality benefits and a chance to work in an environment that is very big on professional development.

    Cons

    Need to score well on the civil servants exam to be hired as a salaried employee. Hard to move up because many people are lifers.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure your employees have enough work to do, and dont be afraid to push them. Many people's skills are under utilized.

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