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State of New Jersey Reviews

Updated Aug 15, 2019

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State of New Jersey CEO Chris Christie
Chris Christie
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  • "Little to no room for advancement as a clerk(in 5 reviews)

  • "Like I said, there is no room for growth with the State(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great employer"

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    Current Employee - Legal Secretary in Trenton, NJ

    I have been working at State of New Jersey part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great place to work.

    Cons

    None at all comes to mind.

    State of New Jersey2019-08-14
  2. "Good pay, terrible management"

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    Former Employee - Program Specialist 

    I worked at State of New Jersey full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Salary and benefits are good if you’ve been employed for a while.

    Cons

    Management is terrible! Instead of working cooperatively with staff, they create an “Us v. Them” culture which brings down moral and productivity.

    State of New Jersey2019-08-15
  3. "Decent job"

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    Former Employee - Legislative Assistant in Trenton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at State of New Jersey full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, good benefits

    Cons

    Low salary to start out

    State of New Jersey2019-06-24
  4. "Clerk"

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    Former Employee - Clerk 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at State of New Jersey full-time

    Pros

    Good job steady work good benefits

    Cons

    Bad pay Health is on I guess

    State of New Jersey2019-06-22
  5. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Auditor 

    I have been working at State of New Jersey full-time

    Pros

    Growth great benefits Employee engagement Learning

    Cons

    No flexible schedule for workers and no black friday holiday

    State of New Jersey2019-06-20
  6. "Great Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Government Representative II in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at State of New Jersey full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Amazing benefits that allow for personal life enjoyment

    Cons

    Pay Advancement Career Opportunity The union control really prohibits good workers from rewards

    Advice to Management

    Create more opportunity

    State of New Jersey2019-06-26
  7. "Not Worth it in New Jersey"

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    Current Employee - Operations Manager 

    I have been working at State of New Jersey full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Nice compensation but not stable

    Cons

    It is a new jersey

    State of New Jersey2019-07-11
  8. "housekeeping for large facility"

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    Former Employee - Housekeeper 

    I worked at State of New Jersey full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The medical and dental benifits

    Cons

    Long hours, short breaks

    State of New Jersey2019-05-14
  9. ":)"

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    Current Employee - Youth Worker 
    Recommends

    I have been working at State of New Jersey full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Benefits! Lightwork Flexible If you work OT you get to choose to bank that time for vacations or receive the pay.

    Cons

    New employee shifts suck terribly.

    State of New Jersey2019-05-07
  10. "Judiciary Clerk 2"

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    Current Employee - Judicial Clerk in Newark, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at State of New Jersey full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pension plan Vacation and sick time

    Cons

    Hard to get promotional jobs.

    State of New Jersey2019-05-21
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