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State of Delaware CEO John Carney
John Carney
9 Ratings
Pros
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  • "No raises statewide in over 7 years(in 12 reviews)

  • "Low pay compared to private sector(in 10 reviews)

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  1. Administrative Assistant ll

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in New Castle, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State of Delaware

    Pros

    Benefits( Medical, Dental, Vision)Pension, Additional training, friendly-family environment

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  2. great job with a purpose

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at State of Delaware full-time

      Pros

      Enjoyed working with professional fellow employees

      Cons

      difficult to be subject to state fiscal restraints

    • Interview Process

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      Former Employee - Residential Youth Counselor in Wilmington, DE
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at State of Delaware for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Interacting with youth with mental health problems. • The Hours • The Pay

      Cons

      •Constantly having to break up physical altercations. • You risk getting yourself hurt. •Poor Management.

    • Accounting Specialist

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Castle, DE
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at State of Delaware full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Great Benefits and home/life balance.

      Cons

      Horrible pay, ancient politics and zero advancement.

      Advice to Management

      Try harder to reclassify your deserving employees.

    • Secure, stable, and casual

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dover, DE

        I worked at State of Delaware full-time for more than 20 years

        Pros

        Secure, stable, casual dress, good work hours

        Cons

        Low pay compared to private sector

      • CO Job

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at State of Delaware full-time

          Pros

          There is a lot of overtime opportunities.

          Cons

          You never get to see your family

        • Supervisor

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at State of Delaware full-time

          Pros

          Great benefits paid time off

          Cons

          Low pay over work short breaks

        • Loved working for the State of Delaware!

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            Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

            I worked at State of Delaware

            Pros

            Helpful coworkers, great health benefits, challenging job!

            Cons

            Pay could have been higher.

          • Family Crisis Therapist

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              Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

              I worked at State of Delaware full-time

              Pros

              good benefits offered to employees

              Cons

              lack of pay raises offered

              Advice to Management

              n/a

            • Helpful (1)

              Good environment, low pay

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              Current Employee - Administrative Specialist in Dover, DE
              Recommends
              Neutral Outlook
              Disapproves of CEO

              I have been working at State of Delaware full-time for more than 4 years

              Pros

              Flexible work environment. Little/no stress.

              Cons

              Low pay. Promotions are not merit based, but instead based on who you know.

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