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Updated Apr 27, 2021

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Found 1,066 of over 1K reviews
3.8
72% Recommend to a Friend
State of Michigan Governor Richard Dale "Rick" Snyder
44% Approve of CEO

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3.8
72%
Recommend to a Friend
44%
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State of Michigan Governor Richard Dale "Rick" Snyder
Richard Dale "Rick" Snyder
343 Ratings

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Pros
  • "Good benefits and 401k.(in 207 reviews)
  • "It has been a steady job for over 20 years and the pay is good in comparison to some private sector jobs.(in 91 reviews)
  • "good benefits and time off(in 38 reviews)
  • "Allows me to network and work with some really great people.(in 32 reviews)
  • "Good work/life balance.(in 25 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Love my work

    Feb 24, 2020 - Consultant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great work, great benefits, great professional development

    Cons

    Payscale not equal to private sector, taking work home

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  2. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Filling out because website requires it

    Apr 27, 2021 - Lawyer in Lansing, MI
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Don't have to bring in billable hours

    Cons

    Make less than private sector

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    State of Michigan ITPA12

    Jan 14, 2021 - Information Technology Programmer/Analyst in Lansing, MI
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, good benefits package, more paid time off than most other employers, good employee matching for retirement.

    Cons

    limited career training opportunities, top heavy structure, over processed, can be less pay than the private sector equivalent.

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    1 person found this review helpful
  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    People work here for 30 years.

    May 24, 2019 - Staff Attorney in Detroit, MI
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Regular salary increases as a staff attorney. Good hours.

    Cons

    No office perks that you would see in the private sector. You pay for your own parking.

    1 person found this review helpful
  5. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Government Jobs

    May 14, 2019 - Senior Human Resources Analyst 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Benefits, salary, vacation, job itself

    Cons

    Leadership is hierarchy in government and you have to depend on your supervisor completely to translate working conditions accurately to upper management unlike the private sector where you generally have access to upper management.

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    1 person found this review helpful
  6. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Great lifestyle, lower wage than private sector

    Mar 24, 2019 - Forensic Psychiatrist in Saline, MI
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits--BCBSM Medical, dental, vision, 401K with percentage matching Good lifestyle, laid back schedule, basically 9:00 am - 4:30 pm with an hour break for lunch Additional pay for on-call hours (~1-2 times per month) Social network there is friendly and supportive Opportunities for in-house training and CME Doctors are respected on the inpatient units

    Cons

    EMR is not great and can be a time-waster Job can be high stress for stretches of time due to violent patients Over time, hospital has been run more and more by directors in Lansing vs. in-house personnel, which has caused lower job satisfaction Pay rate of $88.88 is less than in the private sector No on-site cafeteria

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Strong Employer

    Jan 23, 2018 - Anonymous Employee in Lansing, MI
    Recommend
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    Pros

    You get to do meaningful work that has a direct impact on millions of people.

    Cons

    Benefits could be better. They're not bad, but they're comparable to the private sector.

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    IT Specialist

    Sep 21, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    good work ethics, opportunities are more

    Cons

    low pay compared to private sector.

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  9. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    It's just OK

    Aug 24, 2017 - Programmer Analyst in Lansing, MI
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Incredible amount of time off

    Cons

    15 years behind private sector

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    1 person found this review helpful
  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Civil Service, the Michigan Way!

    Jul 18, 2017 - Printed Products Analyst in Lansing, MI
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Best work life balance in North America. Benefits you can't beat.

    Cons

    Organization is not as agile as a private sector company/organization. Opportunities for career advancement are limited due to low turnover but you can find them if you engage with a decent amount of energy.

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