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Reviews for City of Milwaukee

Review factors

Feel-Good Factor

Company Culture
3.19
Support from management
3.50
Teamwork
3.50
Freedom to work independently
3.25
Internal Communication
3.00
Office / Work Environment
3.47
Environmental Friendliness
3.25
Work-Life Balance
3.25
Challenging Work
3.50
Inclusive / Diverse
3.60

Career factor

Gender Equality
3.53
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.44
Career Development
3.06
Overall compensation for your work
3.33
Company Image
3.38
Job Security
3.87
Handicapped Accessibility
4.06
Workplace Safety
3.50
Benefits

The following benefits are offered

Flex. working hours in 3 of 16 reviews Parking in 4 of 16 reviews Easy access to public transportation in 4 of 16 reviews Stock or equity options in 1 of 16 reviews 401(k) in 8 of 16 reviews No onsite daycare facility Reimbursed daycare in 1 of 16 reviews Ability to work remotely in 3 of 16 reviews Desirable office location in 3 of 16 reviews Tuition assistance in 7 of 16 reviews Paid Parental Leave in 2 of 16 reviews No defined contribution company match/employer 401(k) match Flexible spending account in 5 of 16 reviews Paid time off in 9 of 16 reviews Healthcare (including vision and dental) in 9 of 16 reviews No relocation allowance Life insurance in 8 of 16 reviews

The following perks are offered

On site cafeteria in 5 of 16 reviews Free (company provided) Meals in 1 of 16 reviews Health and wellness programs in 9 of 16 reviews Employee discounts in 1 of 16 reviews No vehicle allowance Employee events in 3 of 16 reviews No dogs allowed Fitness center on site in 2 of 16 reviews Free Snacks/Drinks in 1 of 16 reviews
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  • 20.Mar 2019
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Nothing really in particular, except that in our particular department, the division between attorneys and office staff is way too stark.

What I like about the company

I enjoy working for the City of Milwaukee, overall, though the benefits are often the best part. If my co-workers are decent at the time, that helps also.

What I dislike about the company

Because it's working for a municipality, everything is controlled by statutes and ordinances, which gets annoying and prevents some of the benefits of other employment (like raises, bonuses, etc.)

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
3.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
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

Easy access to public transportation is offered Stock or equity options is offered Reimbursed daycare is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Desirable office location 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 Milwaukee
  • City
    Milwaukee
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered
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  • 08.Dec 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Bigger budget for some departments

What I like about the company

Allowing room for growth, and no micro managing

What I dislike about the company

This is near impossible, but less “red tape”

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

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    City of Milwaukee
  • City
    Milwaukee
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee events is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • Supporting employees in crisis

What I like about the company

None. Everyone in management did not take action on compaints regarding personnel issues.

What I dislike about the company

No employee support and change to emploee paid pension plan

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

The following benefits were offered to me

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 Milwaukee
  • City
    Milwaukee
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • The building I work in is infested with cockroaches and there could be more effort to eradicate that problem.

What I like about the company

The benefits are great. I went to school for a master’s degree and received tuition reimbursement, there is a very good health and dental plan with relatively low deductibles, paid time off, flexible spending plans, wellness program with the potential to earn up to $700 FSA annually. Coworkers are friendly, supportive and helpful. Flexibility to take time off.

What I dislike about the company

The pay could be better and there are no increases. Employees have to pay for parking.

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

The following benefits were offered to me

Ability to work remotely is offered Desirable office location is offered Flexible spending account is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    City of Milwaukee
  • City
    Milwaukee
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Free (company provided) Meals is offered Employee events is offered Free Snacks/Drinks is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • They need to listen to employee feedback about management and they need to stop playing favorites with certain employees. Treat everyone the same!

What I like about the company

I work with some nice people and learn a lot about Milwaukee

What I dislike about the company

They have a lot of policies about things like discrimination and harassment but no consequences for anyone who violates the policies.

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

The following benefits were offered to me

Easy access to public transportation is offered 401(k) is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    City of Milwaukee
  • City
    Milwaukee
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • It would be nice if we could have longer shifts and an extra day off.

What I like about the company

Everyone is extremely supportive and they care about the well being of all employees.

What I dislike about the company

Some of the supervisors can be extremely strict.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
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
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Tuition assistance 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 Milwaukee
  • City
    Milwaukee
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 23.Mar 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Management has unrealistic expectations.

What I like about the company

It has great benefits and a pension

What I dislike about the company

The pay is low and it’s hard to get a raise.

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

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Easy access to public transportation is offered 401(k) is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    City of Milwaukee
  • City
    Milwaukee
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered
  • 07.Feb 2017
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Increased pay. Merit pay increases. More vacation.

What I like about the company

Good atmosphere and co-workers. I generally feel appreciated.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
4.00
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 401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Desirable office location is offered Tuition assistance 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 Milwaukee
  • City
    Milwaukee
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    C-Suite / Leadership

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered
  • 30.Sep 2016
  • Employee

Company Culture

Lies lies lies. Everyone lies and stabs you in the back.

Internal Communication

No one listens to you when you have issues. Rules are never followed

Attitude towards older colleagues

Never listen to you bosses steal your ideas

Career Development

Put me down alot

Environmental Friendliness

They do recycle

Work-Life Balance

No you are there person the job comes before the family

Company Image

No. when I quit I felt like this huge weight was taken off my shoulders.

Handicapped Accessibility

Yes

Workplace Safety

They don't care if you get hurt and when you do get hurt they try tand blame the injury happen off of work so they don't have to pay for your doctors and what not

Challenging Work

Nope

Inclusive / Diverse

Not sure as I was the but of jokes because of my sexual orientation

Suggestions for improvement

  • Fire every boss hire all new one that have degrees and training on how to interact with employees

What I like about the company

Nothing

What I dislike about the company

I can't say I will break the rules

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
1.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
1.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Tuition assistance is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    City of Milwaukee
  • City
    Milwaukee
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former job since 2016
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Others

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 19.Aug 2018
  • Employee
Company Culture
2.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
2.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Office / Work Environment
1.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
3.00
Handicapped Accessibility
2.00
Workplace Safety
1.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Tuition assistance is offered Paid time off is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    City of Milwaukee
  • City
    Milwaukee
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Legal/tax

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered