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State of Connecticut Reviews

Updated December 5, 2018
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State of Connecticut Governor 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  • "outdated work environment, not engaged coworkers" (in 5 reviews)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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    Former Employee - Correctional Officer in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Correctional Officer in New Haven, CT

    Pros

    Salary, retirement, benefits, overtime, schedule

    Cons

    Stress, environment, difficult peope, mandated overtime

  3. "Wasn't a good fit for me"

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    Former Employee - Social Worker Trainee in Milford, CT
    Former Employee - Social Worker Trainee in Milford, CT

    I worked at State of Connecticut full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good pay and benefits
    good coworkers and supervisor

    Cons

    The paper work is alot
    expected to be-able to do alot of different jobs


  4. "Secretary"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Connecticut full-time

    Pros

    The benefits package is good, and being in the union

    Cons

    Behind the scene politics is confusing to staff. Supervisors going against union policy until the union book is brought out, then everyone strengthens up


  5. "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


  6. "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


  7. "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

  8. "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.


  9. "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


  10. "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.