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State of Delaware Reviews

Updated June 13, 2017
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Pros
  • They offer a great benefits package (in 16 reviews)

  • Good benefits, good work life balance, lots of resources to do your job, management is fair (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • no raises; always budget concerns (in 11 reviews)

  • Horrible morale, the pay is horrible, lack of management, there is no commodity, there are no pay raises, no chance for promoition (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Great job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corprations Assistant in Dover, DE
    Current Employee - Corprations Assistant in Dover, DE

    I have been working at State of Delaware full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good benefits, work load is not bad, and the people are great.

    Cons

    none great place for career.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  2. "Great Atmosphere"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Specialist in Newark, DE
    Current Employee - Administrative Specialist in Newark, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Working with the Public
    Amazing benefits
    Good pay
    Great Vacation/Sick time

    Cons

    No room to move up quickly
    Hard to advance, no raises

  3. "State of Delaware"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Specialist in Dover, DE
    Current Employee - Business Development Specialist in Dover, DE
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Benefits and time off available are decent, there is some safety to your job.

    Cons

    Pay is terrible, politics are abundant in the state. Most of the people I have worked with are hard working, decent people. Little chance for advancement, no money for training.

    Advice to Management

    Praise for a job well done should be doled out more, reviews should be consistent.


  4. "Senior Systems Software Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Software Specialist in New Castle, DE
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Software Specialist in New Castle, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at State of Delaware full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits, team-environment, technology, laid-back, stability

    Cons

    salary, advancement opportunities, state budget


  5. "A poor salary for a professional licensed therapist and the state does not believe in n raises ."

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    Current Employee - Family Crisis Therapist in New Castle, DE
    Current Employee - Family Crisis Therapist in New Castle, DE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Stability good starting pay and good benefits. Your receiver reasonable amount of days off for holiday sick time.

    Cons

    Pay is extremely lousy,As the state does not value professional workers and this is evident by their poor pay scale a non existing pay increase. I've been making the same salary for the past 5 years despite cost of living or the keep up of my professional license.

    Advice to Management

    Unfortunately, unders this particular career ladder there are no advancement to upper management other than been coming a supervisor and pay then is only $1200 more year.


  6. "State of Delaware"

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    Current Employee - Utilization Review Nurse in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Utilization Review Nurse in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at State of Delaware full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The benefits are awesome, Time off is good

    Cons

    Pay is awful and has not been a raise in 10 years

    Advice to Management

    Management is ok


  7. "Coach"

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    Current Employee - Coach in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Coach in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at State of Delaware part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great people and great bosses

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  8. "Disorganized and old-fashioned"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dover, DE
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dover, DE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at State of Delaware (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pretty location with free parking
    Nothing else to say about this employer, no other pros but required to enter at least 20 words here

    Cons

    Extremely disorganized
    Out of touch with modern office practices
    Unhappy coworkers who won't leave
    No training provided
    Poor salary

    Advice to Management

    Management needs training
    Need to modernize
    New employees need training


  9. "Toll Collections"

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    Former Employee - Toll Collector in Dover, DE
    Former Employee - Toll Collector in Dover, DE
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at State of Delaware full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Was great meeting and giving prompt and courteous customer service to the public.

    Cons

    Working in all weather conditions


  10. "Cna"

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

    I have been working at State of Delaware full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Cheap benefits for you by your self or your family and you get to apply for different jobs through out the state

    Cons

    Poor pay no raises you only get. Raise if the governor say so and it hasnt been a raise for the past 5 years and the union dues are too high they dont give you raises they just take the money


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