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Reviews for City of Hartford

Review factors

Feel-Good Factor

Company Culture
3.50
Support from management
3.13
Teamwork
3.63
Freedom to work independently
3.25
Internal Communication
3.00
Office / Work Environment
3.25
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
3.50
Challenging Work
4.38
Inclusive / Diverse
4.38

Career factor

Gender Equality
3.88
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
3.25
Overall compensation for your work
3.25
Company Image
3.38
Job Security
3.63
Handicapped Accessibility
3.63
Workplace Safety
3.75
Benefits

The following benefits are offered

Flex. working hours in 2 of 8 reviews Parking in 6 of 8 reviews Easy access to public transportation in 5 of 8 reviews No stock or equity options 401(k) in 2 of 8 reviews No onsite daycare facility No reimbursed daycare Ability to work remotely in 1 of 8 reviews No desirable office location Tuition assistance in 5 of 8 reviews Paid Parental Leave in 4 of 8 reviews 401(k) Match in 2 of 8 reviews Flexible spending account in 1 of 8 reviews Paid time off in 5 of 8 reviews Healthcare (including vision and dental) in 5 of 8 reviews Relocation allowance in 1 of 8 reviews Life insurance in 4 of 8 reviews

The following perks are offered

No on site cafeteria Free (company provided) Meals in 1 of 8 reviews Health and wellness programs in 2 of 8 reviews Employee discounts in 2 of 8 reviews No vehicle allowance Employee events in 3 of 8 reviews No dogs allowed Fitness center on site in 2 of 8 reviews No company provided food and/or drink
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Suggestions for improvement

  • Try caring about your employees and seeing what actually transpires in the schools each day so you’re decisions are made from an educated perspective.

What I like about the company

Job stability because of your union.

What I dislike about the company

Reinventing the entire board of education and screwing over your employees is not helpful for the kids or the schools.

Company Culture
2.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
2.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    City of Hartford
  • City
    Hartford
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
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Suggestions for improvement

  • Communications systems should be updated to the most advanced systems. Company website should seamlessly connect residents to needed services.

What I like about the company

Able to make my own schedule, made valuable community contacts, learning how city governments work

What I dislike about the company

Lack of transparency with residents, lack of urgency to address educational concerns

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered Easy access to public transportation is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered Paid time off is offered
  • Company
    City of Hartford
  • City
    Hartford
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Not specified

The following perks were offered to me

Employee events is offered
  • 10.Nov 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • More resources and staff to support the needs of children

What I like about the company

It is rewarding but challenging

What I dislike about the company

Lack of resources and support often drains morale

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
2.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Easy access to public transportation is offered Paid time off is offered
  • Company
    City of Hartford
  • City
    Hartford
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • 17.Jul 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Allow flexible work schedules. Allow work from home. Offer more guidance to employees. Hire supervisors that know how to manage staff and programs.

What I like about the company

None at this time. No progress. So support. No trust.

What I dislike about the company

Lack of support. Lack of communication. Lack of trust. Lack of guidance

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
2.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
2.00
Environmental Friendliness
2.00
Work-Life Balance
2.00
Company Image
2.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
2.00
Workplace Safety
2.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00
  • Company
    City of Hartford
  • City
    Hartford
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Higher pay for all staff. Paid one hour lunch break included in our 8 hour shift

What I like about the company

I have grown as a professional and I will continue to learn different strategies to benefit my career and the everyday difference I make in helping the children and families in my community.

What I dislike about the company

I think more professional development trainings to help me teach better children with autism and learning disabilities. I would like paid maternity leave and employe recognition awards.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    City of Hartford
  • City
    Hartford
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Free (company provided) Meals is offered
  • 11.Jan 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Stop changing systems, curriculum, grading, etc, every other year!

What I like about the company

Administration makes all the difference. I've worked for terrible principals and incredible principals. I am so happy with my current principal!

What I dislike about the company

The previous administration should have been removed LONG before he was.

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
2.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
3.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Easy access to public transportation is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    City of Hartford
  • City
    Hartford
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • 02.May 2017
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • To be supportive to the workers when they have an subjection, and weigh all options.

What I like about the company

Working as a team and helping the tax payers. Which are the person that comes through the tax and assessor office for help. Not understanding their bills they received.

What I dislike about the company

There are nothing that I can say about working at the City of Hartford. I had a exciting time and a learning experience on how to respect all person. Even through we had our ups and downs we seems to pull together.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered Easy access to public transportation is offered 401(k) is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered 401(k) Match is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Relocation allowance is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    City of Hartford
  • City
    Hartford
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former job since 2017
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Finance

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 10.Sep 2016
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • For the most part the City of Hartford did a good job towards their employees.

What I like about the company

I was born in the City of Hartford and therefore was invested in my work and cared for the residents of the City of Hartford

What I dislike about the company

Our salaries were good but could be better. Some of the residents (taxpayers) could be a little unrealistic with their expectation of service from the City.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Easy access to public transportation is offered 401(k) is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered 401(k) Match is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    City of Hartford
  • City
    Hartford
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former job since 2016
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Administration

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered