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Updated Apr 5, 2021

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U.S. Government Accountability Office Comptroller General Eugene Louis Dodaro
Eugene Louis Dodaro
123 Ratings
Pros
  • "GAO has Great work-life balance(in 63 reviews)

  • "Smart people and very interesting work(in 15 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Sometimes restrictingly risk averse(in 15 reviews)

  • "Also, sometimes the work environment can be a bit slower(in 10 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great internship opportunities

      Mar 25, 2021 - Intern in Washington, DC
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      Pros

      Responsibilities, staff/co-workers, types of assignments, work schedule and benefits.

      Cons

      No cons. it was great. I really enjoyed my time there.

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    2. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Just ok

      Apr 5, 2021 - Auditor in Seattle, WA
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      Pros

      Great training, good facilities, and nice people

      Cons

      the pace of work is slow and alot of workers who aren't motivated to do their job or help you out in any way

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Feb 24, 2021 - Analyst in Washington, DC
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      Pros

      - work/life balance - great coworkers - interesting work

      Cons

      - the work moves slowly, so sometimes it feels like opportunities for impact are missed

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great!

      Mar 3, 2021 - Senior Analyst in Washington, DC
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      Pros

      Good people, work/life balance, interesting work

      Cons

      Not slot of advancement opportunities after a certain point

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work!

      Feb 12, 2021 - Analyst 
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      Pros

      Many teams to choose from

      Cons

      Can be very stressful at times

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Was a job

      Mar 18, 2021 - Maintenance Inspector in Warren, AR
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      Pros

      Time off for military duty

      Cons

      Military chain of command didn’t understand that we were federal civilians during the week

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Best job I've had

      Jan 26, 2021 - Senior Analyst in Washington, DC
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      Pros

      Interesting and meaningful work, motivated coworkers, supportive working environment

      Cons

      Because the workforce is dispersed across the nation, you may not physically meet your coworkers

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Excellent Workplace

      Jan 24, 2021 - Analyst in Washington, DC
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      Pros

      Interesting topics across a wide swath of areas. Supportive work environment. Strong salary/performance benefits (for the first two years).

      Cons

      Can be monotonous and overly process oriented.

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great job

      Mar 20, 2021 - Firefighter in Warren, MI
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      Pros

      Great work environment. Good benefits

      Cons

      Everything is controlled by Washington.

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      INTENSE BUT REWARDING

      Jan 11, 2021 - Staff Assistant in New York, NY
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      Pros

      BUSY work schedule and agenda make it's really hard to balance work/life.

      Cons

      Skills and experience that were developed during work would benefit your Career for a life time.

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