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State of Arkansas Reviews

Updated September 15, 2017
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Pros
  • Very stable job environment with good benefits (in 15 reviews)

  • good benefit and work life balance (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay at the level is not good (in 15 reviews)

  • Low pay, no raises, no reward for seniority (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Grants Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Arkansas full-time

    Pros

    Love working in grants to help victims

    Cons

    multi-tasking and getting interrupted heavy work load.


  2. "Clerk 2"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at State of Arkansas full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Low pay, rude customers,cold office

    Advice to Management

    More organization

  3. "clerk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good experience to work there.

    Cons

    low pay and too many responsibilities.


  4. "great benfits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State of Arkansas full-time

    Pros

    the state has a great retirement package

    Cons

    under staffed, under paid, not enough resources


  5. "Help Desk specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Arkansas full-time

    Pros

    Stability in the workplace is ok

    Cons

    Low pay at the level is not good


  6. "State of arkansas"

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

    Pros

    work life balance. people. flexibility

    Cons

    no career growth. pay well everybody knows


  7. "Okay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Arkansas full-time

    Pros

    Good place to start out

    Cons

    Little advancement, a lot of bureaucracy

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Work with dudal diagnosis patients."

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    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Little Rock, AR
    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State of Arkansas full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Being vested after 5 years of service.

    Cons

    Pay could be better or not having to wait years for raise.


  9. "Technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Arkansas full-time

    Pros

    Will have some great people to work with.

    Cons

    Everything you can imagine that is wrong in working for state government. Too low pay, understaffed, overworked, lack of career advancement, continuous budget cuts, etc.


  10. "Administration assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at State of Arkansas full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, great hours and easy to work for

    Cons

    Some people feel like they own the place, but are not the boss.


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