US Department of Veterans Affairs "great benefits" Reviews | Glassdoor

US Department of Veterans Affairs Employee Reviews about "great benefits"

Updated Dec 2, 2019

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3.4
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US Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary of Veterans Affairs  Robert Wilkie
Robert Wilkie
166 Ratings
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  • "Federal job so you get paid a lot less then your private sector counterparts(in 84 reviews)

  • "Management hired was fired by previous employee yet is in upper management(in 76 reviews)

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  1. "VA LPN"

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    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse 

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and nice people

    Cons

    Political Moves to move around

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2019-10-12
  2. "Great place to gain experience"

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    Current Employee - Audiology Tech in Pensacola, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Rewarding job with the opportunity to serve those who've served. Fair pay, great benefits and decent retirement. Decent schedules, most federal holidays off and paid vacations.

    Cons

    No chance of upward mobility and pay is not on par with the civillian sector for similar or the same job. Short handed, heavy workloads.

    Advice to Management

    Unrealistic expectations placed on current staff with the current workforce shortage.

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2019-12-02
  3. "Good working environment and benefits but low pay."

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    Current Employee - Senior Medical Laboratory Scientist in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Health and retirement benefits are great

    Cons

    Low pay compared to private sector

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2019-11-28
  4. "VA"

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    Current Employee - Advanced Medical Support Assistant 

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits after finishing probational period.

    Cons

    Need more people who actually work!

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2019-11-06
  5. "Company Review"

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    Current Employee - Health Information Management Technician 

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits are great

    Cons

    Not easy to get promoted

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2019-11-08
  6. "glass ceiling"

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    Current Employee - Inventory Specialist in Evansville, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    great benefits 401k, healthcare, pension.

    Cons

    Horrible Management. Experienced gender discrimination.

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2019-10-23
  7. "Great place to Start"

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    Former Intern - Summer Law Clerk 

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs

    Pros

    Great benefits. Flexible hours.

    Cons

    Veterans law is very narrow.

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2019-10-08
  8. "Love my job"

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    Current Employee - Housekeeper in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and great hours

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say about it at all

    Advice to Management

    I would tell them to keep up with what they have been doing

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2019-10-01
  9. Helpful (2)

    "Should have been great job"

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    Former Employee - Nurse Practitioner in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Working with veterans, great benefits

    Cons

    Environment, Lack of support, morale in the gutter

    Advice to Management

    Actually listen and follow through; not just lip service

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2019-10-10
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Analysis review"

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    Former Employee - Management Analyst 

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    great benefits, medical benefits, travel, team work, good people

    Cons

    to much favoritism, no experienced management, inexperienced personnel, overworked

    Advice to Management

    Be fare

    US Department of Veterans Affairs2019-10-09
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