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Department of Human Services experience report

  • 16.Apr 2019
  • Employee

I really enjoyed my job up until the point of new management. That supervisor really was not functional.

3.11

Company Culture

Sometimes the culture is too lax to me

Teamwork

Previous supervisor liked to cause dissension amongst workers

Freedom to work independently

You had no choice but to work independently because previous supervisor either didn't know anything and/or confused the situation further.

Internal Communication

Did not communicate well. In fact they rarely shared any information.

Gender Equality

Yes I would say that there was opportunity that was fair across the board

Attitude towards older colleagues

Everyone was able to advance regardless of Age

Career Development

Opportunities for advancement was available

Overall compensation for your work

Pay was good support was not always there

Office / Work Environment

Environment was subject to change day to day

Environmental Friendliness

Do offer recycling

Work-Life Balance

You had to personally etch out a work-life balance to maintain your sanity

Company Image

I enjoyed working for previous employer but strongly disliked how my unit was run

Job Security

I felt position was stable but did not care to remain there

Handicapped Accessibility

Company was able to accommodate disabilities

Workplace Safety

Trainings were offered frequently

Challenging Work

It was challenging due to incompetent supervisor

Inclusive / Diverse

Very diverse atmosphere

Suggestions for improvement

  • I would like to see a more interactive environment. I would like to see the workload be more manageable for each employee.

What I like about the company

I really enjoyed my co-workers. I found them to be the most supportive professionally and personally.

What I dislike about the company

I disapprove of management maintaining supervisors that are incompetent.

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
2.00
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 Ability to work remotely is offered Desirable office location is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Department of Human Services
  • City
    Philadelphia
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Employee discounts is offered