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State of Texas Reviews

Updated October 10, 2017
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  • As a contractor there are no benefits and low pay (in 10 reviews)

  • Working during session can be a drag because of the long hours and clique mentality (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Claims examiner"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at State of Texas full-time

    Pros

    Great time off and paid benefits

    Cons

    No bonuses, and little room for advancement


  2. "Financial / Budget Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial/Budget Analyst in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Financial/Budget Analyst in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Management has a open minded and teamwork mission.

    Cons

    Pay raises may be constained by Texas economy.

    Advice to Management

    Suggest that management be more involved with non-management.

  3. "Sr. Systems Analysy/ BO Administrator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Texas full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility is the main pros.

    Cons

    Hiring bad contractors and unwilling to let them go.


  4. "Ellington Field Fire Fighter"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Rescue Specialist in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Rescue Specialist in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State of Texas (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Working that close with a group of guys, you become family. Fairly slow in the emergencies department.

    Cons

    Not a great retirement package.

    Advice to Management

    Get the firemen and police force in the same retirement pool.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "It's like a bad relationship - sometimes it's really great, sometimes it's really bad"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    You get paid, free parking, several holidays.

    Cons

    Poor management, no raises unless your upper management, they don't trust you enough to work from home so you spend 2-3 hours in traffic and too exhausted to have a life M-F.

    Advice to Management

    Employees don't leave jobs, they leave managers. Encourage and reward your employees and they will make you look good.


  6. "Paralegal"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Texas full-time

    Pros

    Great time off and the benefits are great!

    Cons

    The pay is low and very few options for growth.


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wichita Falls, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wichita Falls, TX

    I have been working at State of Texas full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and advancement opportunities

    Cons

    Low salaries for many positions

  8. "customer service"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CsrII in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - CsrII in Fort Worth, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    State of texas Has a pension.

    Cons

    Intake requires 8 full hours phone calls. No down time at all. Time is counted in seconds.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be so picky


  9. "TWA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    State employment, benefits, time off, retirement plan

    Cons

    None, only been there a few months


  10. "Performance Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at State of Texas full-time

    Pros

    The folks I work with were great

    Cons

    There was nothing negative about the organization


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