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State of Connecticut Reviews

Updated October 4, 2018
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State of Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy
Dannel P. Malloy
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Pros
  • "Great benefits and work life balance" (in 19 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, opportunities to wear many hats" (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • "For the last couple years due to the economy, there has been layoffs, no room for advancement, lack of raises, increase in retirements" (in 4 reviews)

  • "outdated work environment, not engaged coworkers" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Juvenile Detention Officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at State of Connecticut full-time

    Pros

    The overtime was plentiful.

    Cons

    I was placed on 4-12 shift, but I wanted 1st shift.


  2. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Connecticut full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and work life balance

    Cons

    slow work environment which could be tough to deal with

  3. "Temporary clerk (during tax season)"

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    Former Employee - Temporary Clerk in Hartford, CT
    Former Employee - Temporary Clerk in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State of Connecticut full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great health benefits, the pay is also very good as well

    Cons

    They do not let you know that they do not need you the following year.

    Advice to Management

    Inform those that worked for you in the past that you will know outsource the jobs to temp agencies


  4. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - He Assistant in Fairfield, CT
    Current Employee - He Assistant in Fairfield, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State of Connecticut part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, good people, growth opportunities

    Cons

    Small problem with mice in buildings

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you’re doing


  5. "Motor vehicle examiner"

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

    I have been working at State of Connecticut full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great customer services skills that are learned and patience.

    Cons

    Irate customers, consistent talking on phone, no paper work.


  6. "down hill slope"

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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 Connecticut full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    good benefits for public sector employment

    Cons

    horrible management, constant renegotiation of benefits


  7. "Great Opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Correctional Foodservice in Cheshire, CT
    Former Employee - Correctional Foodservice in Cheshire, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at State of Connecticut full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pay it good
    Great benefits

    Cons

    You may have to work weekends and holidays depending on what Department you work for.

  8. "Stable employment, good benefits, poor opportrunities"

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

    I have been working at State of Connecticut full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, stable employment, good if you're in the union.

    Cons

    Poor career growth, net income has consistently decreased with no raises.


  9. "Digital Media Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at State of Connecticut full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benifits flexible time management

    Cons

    stressful environment management plays favrotism no growth no learing opportuinites


  10. "Growth Potential"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State of Connecticut full-time

    Pros

    Growth Potential; Variety; emphasis on customer service; excellent commitment to diversity in the workplace

    Cons

    frequent changes in administration due to the nature of government (elections, etc.); constant use of employment security as a political football

    Advice to Management

    Remain true to the goals of the agency with the overriding goal being providing excellent services to the citizens of the state of Connecticut. Recognize talent from within the organization. Promote from within when possible.


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