Pros: medical insurance, work at home, flexible work schedules, pay and leave policy.
Cons: limited opportunities for advancement, retirement plan
A typical work day included reviewing a judge's writing instructions and analyzing the medical exhibits and hearing notes in order to write a legally definitive decision for a social security disability case. Working for SSA gave me a comprehensive working knowledge of physical and mental impairments, vocational factors, provisions of Title II/Title – more... XVI Federal Social Security law, and decision writing. Management overall was good. However, their micromanaging was often frustrating. The office worked as a team in order to meet our office goals as well as regional and national goals. The hardest part of the job was being limited to very few opportunities for advancement. I looked forward to work and seeing my co-workers every day. – less