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Texas Health and Human Services Commission Reviews

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Texas Health and Human Services Commission CEO Kyle Janek
Kyle Janek
116 Ratings
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  • "low pay, out of town training for extended periods of time (pro or con depending upon how you look at it)(in 36 reviews)

  • "They don't care that their employees are overworked and underpaid for the amount of work that they have to do(in 13 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (4)

    "I really like to work in Twxas health &human services I enjoy helping people it's interesting helpn others"

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    Current Employee - Front Desk Receptionist in El Paso, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Texas Health and Human Services Commission part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Its good institution to help other and learn

    Cons

    Sometimes its very frustrating for some reason can't help someone

    Advice to Management

    I hope you can give the opportunity to keep helping other in this organization.

  2. "Overwhelming duties & responsibility. With understaffed homes on-site"

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    Current Employee - Direct Care Staff in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Texas Health and Human Services Commission full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Great training/traineers. Properly taught body mechanics

    Cons

    Ratio of persons' served & staff

    Advice to Management

    Not likely.Really understaffed

  3. "This gives you the ability to help many families in need."

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    Current Employee - Texas Works Advisor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Texas Health and Human Services Commission full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Wonderful co workers and great support from staff and supervisors.

    Cons

    Very low pay for all the requirements expected to be met.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on quality in processing cases and not on keeping track of time used while processing cases.

  4. "Stable"

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    Current Employee - Program Specialist II in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Texas Health and Human Services Commission full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    stability, flexibility, insurance, pay, environment

    Cons

    pay raises depend on texas legislature

  5. "New employee"

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    Current Employee - TEXAS WORKS ADVISOR I in Corpus Christi, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Texas Health and Human Services Commission full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Helping community obtain needed programs and community services, Health/Dental/Vision, retirement, decent pay, 105 days of training including on the job training with all expenses included(lodging, rental car/aurfare, daily meals), employee discount

    Cons

    105 days training anywhere in the state of Texas: my training is 2.5 hours away and only coming home on Friday evening through Sunday evening throughout training. Mandatory OT at times

    Advice to Management

    N/A

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Interesting work. Good colleagues. Pay could be better."

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    Current Employee - Attorney in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Texas Health and Human Services Commission full-time

    Pros

    The work is interesting and generally has a positive effect on the public. Colleagues and most management are smart, have common sense, and are enjoyable to work with.

    Cons

    This agency also does some questionable politicized things that wind up in the news. Low pay comes with the territory in government jobs, but here the pay is also inconsistent - with transformation combining several separate agencies, employees that were formerly at the separate agencies may now be working side-by-side with people making $10-15, 000 more for the same job. They've been promising to fix this since 2017,...

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    Advice to Management

    Please fix the pay equity problem.

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Decent Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Public Health and Prevention Specialist in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Texas Health and Human Services Commission full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Benefits 401K Pension Flexible schedule Casual dress

    Cons

    No opportunity for growth Management never resolves any issues and rarely communicates with the team. Pay

    Advice to Management

    Value the people who work for you and have enough decency to communicate and resolve issues instead of ignoring obvious problems.

  8. "Make a difference"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Texas Health and Human Services Commission full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Health benefits, paid time off, no weekends,

    Cons

    salary dependent on legislative actions

  9. "Ran away not worth time and stress will give daily headache"

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    Current Employee - Texas Advisor I 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Texas Health and Human Services Commission full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Benefits,have a job,helping families in need

    Cons

    Over worked and low pay, poor management,expect more then one person can give

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Worst Place ever"

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    Former Employee - Texas Works Advisor III 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Texas Health and Human Services Commission full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Fair Benefits, off on every American holiday

    Cons

    Over worked, high case loads, poor management and leaders, no work life balance, very low pay, paid on a monthly basis. Raises maybe once every 8 years. Extremely stressful work environment.

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