State of Wisconsin Reviews

Updated Jul 5, 2020

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  • "Unmotivated co-employees who whine about low pay(in 11 reviews)

  • "Poor pay, poor management quality(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "none"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at State of Wisconsin full-time

    Pros

    everything is awesome and great

    Cons

    nothing is bad or sad

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  2. "Great benefits, work life balance, but too much bureaucracy"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, coworkers, work/life balance

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, low pay compared to private industry


  3. "Not very good place to work"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Constituent Services in Madison, WI

    I worked at State of Wisconsin full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    flexible leave time and time off

    Cons

    Poor pay, inadequate training, treat staff like children,

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  4. "Administration"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stability, try to do a lot with inadequate staffing

    Cons

    Poor pay, no money for training, no money for increases and very little room for advancement. No matter which party is in charge, it is always political with the cronies being brought in in no experience or promoted.

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  5. "Decent place to work"

    4.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales and Support Generalist 

    I worked at State of Wisconsin full-time

    Pros

    Decent people, benefits, location, culture

    Cons

    Bureaucracy can bog down momentum

  6. "Terrible-Stay Away"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Investigator 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    The State benefits were acceptable.

    Cons

    Poor management. Poor training. Unmotivated co-employees who whine about low pay.

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "Analyst Interview"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Madison, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at State of Wisconsin full-time

    Pros

    Collegial, great benefits, work life balance

    Cons

    Poor pay, poor management quality

  8. "Good Experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Madison, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State of Wisconsin full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Enjoyed time spent there - great people and great experience

    Cons

    none - I enjoyed time spent there

  9. "Poor pay, full of politics."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Disability Claims Examiner in Madison, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at State of Wisconsin full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits.... excellent , flexible leave time.

    Cons

    Management generally sucks. They say there's an 18 month probation, but will cut you at any time if they don't think you're progressing fast enough.

  10. "Good First Job"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Legislative Assistant in Madison, WI

    I have been working at State of Wisconsin full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    benefits, schedule, vacation, salary, coworkers

    Cons

    monotony, limited upward mobility, bureaucracy

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