State of Washington - big, bureaucratic, but lots of challenge | Glassdoor
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"big, bureaucratic, but lots of challenge"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Great benefits, lots of additional projects, lots of exposure to potential advancement

Cons

Slow moving, people are overworked, have to follow rules for the sake of following rules

Advice to Management

Improve training programs for legislators to help them manage their aides better, most are treated poorly.

Other Employee Reviews for State of Washington

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Eh its state"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Custodian in Gig Harbor, WA
    Current Employee - Lead Custodian in Gig Harbor, WA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State of Washington (More than a year)

    Pros

    benifits, concrete job with time.

    Cons

    can't be flexible, required to spend 8 hours minimum, even if you work extra extra hard to finish early, no vacation days, only 2 personal. + 8 sick

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Senior HR Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Human Resources Manager in Olympia, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Human Resources Manager in Olympia, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State of Washington full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great retirement (defined contribution), good vacation, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, good career upward mobility, great work life balance, good pay for the cost of living in Olympia.

    Cons

    Political environment, lack of entrepreneurial spirit, low premium on higher education.

    Advice to Management

    Operate more like a private enterprise

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