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Updated December 10, 2017
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  1. "Awesome"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Texas Department of Insurance full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Sometimes working in cubicles can be frustrating


  2. "Examiner Insurance"

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    Current Employee - Financial Examiner in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Financial Examiner in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very few occasions where weekend work is necessary.

    Cons

    No bonuses and limited advancement potential.

  3. "Intimidated for all the wrong reasons"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Texas Department of Insurance full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Diversity, career advancement, and pay

    Cons

    Brought in specifically to address problems that been brewing for years. My strong management style led to my demise. Inept leadership could felt threatened by my capabilities. Instead of correcting the ship they decided to keep standards low and return to business as usual.

    Advice to Management

    If the problem has been there for years, and newly hired leadership is being blamed, maybe look at the old leadership.


  4. "Professional, yet fun"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Texas Department of Insurance full-time

    Pros

    Really great co-workers(Mary V., Lorna, Christian, Etta, Wendy and Ann ) plus nice proximity to Auditorium Shores.

    Cons

    None that come to mind


  5. "Texas Department of Insurance"

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    Former Employee - Insurance Specialist II in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Insurance Specialist II in Austin, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at Texas Department of Insurance full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great networking opportunities for government jobs, lots of training opps, career building is important to them, they like to invest in their top talent

    Cons

    Lots of responsibility, should you choose that route - they tend to give you more than you can realistically handle.


  6. "Great place to work if you get the right manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Texas Department of Insurance full-time

    Pros

    decent salary, flex time, central location downtown

    Cons

    lots of bureaucracy in getting things done so things move pretty slow


  7. "State Employment"

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    Current Employee - Compliance Specialist IV in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Compliance Specialist IV in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Texas Department of Insurance full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, salaried, management works with you.

    Cons

    Not a lot of career movement, low pay, excessive work load

  8. "Okay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Texas Department of Insurance full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good hours and benefits.

    Cons

    Not many opportunities for advancement. Pay could be better


  9. "A year at TDI"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible schedule allowed me to continue school while working part time. Great benefits and plenty of paid time off.

    Cons

    Horribly boring. Gross fluorescent lights. The elevators and always breaking and there is a story every month of someone else getting stuck in the elevator.

    Advice to Management

    Update the work environmental. Stale air and green cubicles are soul crushingly deoressice.


  10. "Moving on....."

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    Former Employee - Claims Examiner
    Former Employee - Claims Examiner
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Texas Department of Insurance full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly previous managers/supervisors. Very lenient, laid back environment.

    Cons

    Not a diverse agency, hard to get approval for training opportunities, co-workers in certain departments unprofessional and immature. Inconsistent with procedures. System was crappy and freeze up like 5 times per day and you have to shut down and reboot, very time consuming.

    Advice to Management

    Approve training opportunities for employees, make sure your department is free from bad/down talk, gossipping.


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