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Updated February 5, 2019
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  • "Difficult to transition to full-time employment as intern" (in 8 reviews)

  • "Growing always new people coming in and Long hours" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing Job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Education Specialist in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Education Specialist in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Staff, Management, Fun job, you get to be outside

    Cons

    I have no complaints


  2. "Complicated"

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    Current Employee - Museum Staff
    Current Employee - Museum Staff
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits if you can get them
    Pay is good

    Cons

    Lots of red tape
    Upper management changes a lot
    Hours are limited

    Advice to Management

    Figure out the policies and share them across all levels so the employees know the employment regulations

  3. "Government Employee"

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    Current Employee - Systems Analyst II in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst II in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, VC, Health Plan, 401K

    Cons

    Women are getting more promoted here.


  4. "Accounting Clerk"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accounting Clerk in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Accounting Clerk in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You get great benefits, pension

    Cons

    No bonuses offered within the City


  5. "designer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Los Angeles part-time

    Pros

    no stress, less work load and Friday off

    Cons

    difficult to become a full time employee


  6. "Meh"

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    Current Employee - CSA
    Current Employee - CSA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles full-time

    Pros

    chill coworkers, decent pay. Paid time off.( after 90 days)

    Cons

    Mundane, repetitive work. Gets boring easily. Can’t enjoy a break or lunch because of incompetence in the work place.

    Advice to Management

    Please train new employees more adequate and not have favoritism.


  7. "Interview"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Los Angeles (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great salary, amazing benefits, good location for commuters

    Cons

    Some managers were not experienced in handling multiple projects.

  8. "ma"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Los Angeles full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work in the city

    Cons

    Very heavy on hierarchy in structure


  9. "Stable Employer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Los Angeles part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pay, Benefits, Stable work. Airports and Harbors , and DWP are the best departments to work for

    Cons

    Can be stuck for years at a time with co-workers, managers, or, serving citizens that are unpleasant.


  10. "Not up to the hype"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, many job opportunities.

    Cons

    Opportunities are hard to get, many interviews, very little interview feedback, pension not great, pay is ok, very political, favoritism.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more feedback and better opportunities