Most of my jobs were very enjoyable, but tough.
Pros: the people i encounter, co-workers and patients.
Up until about 4 years ago, the VA was a very good place to work. It was tough some days, but nobody mind coming to work. We had less staff and more patients(harder patients), but we had a good working team. They now have more staff and less patients, but the work has become more difficult to do safely. It is much more stressful, and what was okay today would get you fired tomorrow. My fellow workers are still supportive and the patients are wonderful and a joy to help. The hardest part of the job lately is management who do not really know their job.