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  1. "Rewarding work, but little pay"

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    Current Employee - Jobs Counselor in Ravenna, OH
    Current Employee - Jobs Counselor in Ravenna, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ohio Department of Job and Family Services full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment, good benefits

    Cons

    The pay really isn't great


  2. "Admin Prof 1"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Professor I in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Administrative Professor I in Columbus, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Very good benefits of Vision, Dental, Medical, and some starting pay, depends on the job you apply for.

    Cons

    Not enough people in the workplace to carry the load when people are absent.

    Advice to Management

    Because of budget costs, I wish they could of hired more people.

  3. "Employment Professional"

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    Current Employee - Employment Professional in Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - Employment Professional in Cleveland, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Working with the community helping employers and employees get back to work, or pursue training.
    There training for professional development

    Cons

    Not much room for advancement which leads to potential stagnation among employees.

    Advice to Management

    Develop a program that can help individuals who are eager to grow in their career and climb the ladder.


  4. ""Family-Like Atmosphere""

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    Former Employee - Social Service Worker II in Ross County, OH
    Former Employee - Social Service Worker II in Ross County, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (More than a year)

    Pros

    Co-workers are very supportive of each other.

    Cons

    Extremely low pay and stingy reimbursement guidelines.

    Advice to Management

    Higher salaries!


  5. "Employment"

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    Current Employee - Disabled Veteran Outreach Program Specialist in Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - Disabled Veteran Outreach Program Specialist in Cleveland, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great training, benefits, working with fellow Veterans, helping Veterans with services and lots of opportunities to work with our partner agencies.

    Cons

    At this moment, I can't think of anything.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work in making processes better to complete our jobs


  6. "ODJFS Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Blacklick, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Blacklick, OH

    I have been working at Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good job security and benefits

    Cons

    very little opportunity for advancement


  7. "Great job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great pay great benefits supportive staff

    Cons

    No work/life balance. Large unrealistic caseload

  8. "Good pay & Benefits.. Culture could be better"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Wages and medical benefits

    Cons

    Lots of red tape due to being a government job. Slow to make necessary changes


  9. "Support Officer"

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    Former Employee - Support Officer in Rock Hill, SC
    Former Employee - Support Officer in Rock Hill, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (More than a year)

    Pros

    Stability and benefits were the only good things about this job.

    Cons

    No structure and no upward mobility

    Advice to Management

    Use the talent you have, stop the nepotism, and micromanagement and allow people who want to be there do their jobs.


  10. "CSR intermittent"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Youngstown, OH
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Youngstown, OH

    I have been working at Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Love helping clients find work

    Cons

    Programs are constantly changing sometimes hard to keep up with


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