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Fun place to work and outstanding employees.

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Keep your head up your nose clean and work with integrity. You are the example for the state and other people see all that you do. These jobs are not for the lazy people.
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Stay away!! Management is terrible

Do yourself a favor and stay far, far away until management is changed. From hospital administration to police administration, they are self serving, brainless, spineless, and petty. They try to make every waking second of your life miserable with petty discipline, strict directives (over 300 issued in 4 years on top of strict policies), and review of cameras to watch what you do. Not to mention, if one person in the department makes them mad, they will change the entire work schedule for “coverage” just to make everyone’s lives difficult. We have had 3 schedule changes in 12 months, currently working 6 days in a row with rotating 2 days off for 4 weeks straight to only have 2 3 day weekends. Do yourself a favor and DONT WORK HERE

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State benefits

Cons

Management is awful, no stability, write ups galore, awful hours, mandation galore
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Waste of time

It is a waste of time to work here. No promotion and there is a lot of favoritism. Management only cares about making themselves look good. Overall, it is the worst place to work.

Pros

Nothing any other company offers.

Cons

Management, lack of advancement, favoritism.
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High turnover

Horrible pressure, non transparent metrics, impossible call time goals to address tax payer issues. Started with 11 person group and at the end was the last of 3. Run.

Pros

Coffee club

Cons

Management and trainers
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Do not recommend

They DO NOT care about their staff. Overtime is horrendous. Not a safe working environment at all. If you like overtime it is for you. The white shirts are not professional

Pros

Accumulate sick time. You will need it!

Cons

Management
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Ok

It is ok if you like inept management. It pays well and the benefits are good . I think management ahould listen to employees more. I think they can do more for their employees
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Great EMPLOYER To work for!

I started as a temp and kept applying until I got the position I wanted! Very hard to get in but nice to know you can move within different agencies.
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Too much transition

People come in and out because the pay is low, makes it hard for anything to be consistent. People are treated fairly only because they have to, not because it is the culture.
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Stressfull environment

Working in a prison is very stressful. Plus is the staff always came to assistance and fast when you needed them. Staff can be worse than inmates. And management is worse than both
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Great place to utilize education and skills

It's been a great ride, but retirement is calling. The current senior management team needs to lose their fear of covid and let the field consultants return to the field instead of working remotely. It's hard to collect air and noise samples from an office...

Pros

Set your own schedule, visit multiple factories throughout the year

Cons

Senior leadership is a mess
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Bad supervisors

Would be a great place to work except most supervisors were terrible. They also had terrible promotion standards. They never promoted anyone who was qualified and deserved the promotion. They hired who they liked!

Pros

pay

Cons

Management kept taking benefits away on each contract
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Always interesting

I work as a CSR for unemployment. It is fast paced. The training could be a lot more comprehensive. Supervisors are so so. The people I work with are wonderful.

Pros

Decent wages, great 401k, great co workers

Cons

Could use more upfront training, It seems most is on the job training and many supervisors dont want to help.
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Not a division of the state you want to work in

Fast pace and pressured place to work. Don’t be forgetful or mgt will write you up. Management needs an overhaul, employees have to agree with management, if you don’t you’re on the radar and can get excluded from company related events.This can be a dangerous place to work, if assaulted by a patient instead of support being offered they want to know what could have been done to prevent the assault. Once you’re on the radar mgt can be petty for write ups and make the employee want to leave. A lot of good people have left.

Pros

Good benefits

Cons

Backstabbing, petty people. Weak union.
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Good place to work

Great place to work. The level of diversity and the number of people in the building guarantees meeting new and different people. Also a good way to develop professional contacts.

Pros

Room for advancement, decent pay and benefits

Cons

Parking is trash
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Good people

I love working here. The middle management is usually good. Upper management can use some work. Plenty of room to move up. The hours can be tough but the pay is pretty good.

Pros

Great people

Cons

Hours and schedule
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Good Pay and benefits

Your treated like a number , just like an inmate. Nothing more , nothing less. No choice on shift or days off. Staff assaults are normal , and no help from supervisors is the norm.

Pros

No lunch

Cons

Mandatory OT
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Good pay and benefits

Some agencies are run better than others, but overall a good place to work. Good pay and benefits after probationary period. A lot of OT available and union benefits.

Pros

Pay, benefits, union.

Cons

Management communication, organization
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USED to be a great place to work

I work for CaDC for almost 4 years. When I first started, it was an amazing place to be. Very client focused and staff was supported and appreciated. In the 4 years I was employed with CaDC, we had 3 Superintendents. Great managers fired or asked to resign, demotions for unexplained reasons and one of the highest turn-over rates locally. Management lacked rapport with their staff and executives going outside boundaries with clients that would cause extreme behaviors. The pay is decent but its very high stress!

Pros

Good pay and benefits

Cons

Terribly short staff, lack of rapport from management, very dangerous clients and sometimes work environments.
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Very Union vs Management

Union looks out for senior members and management looks out for themselves in most cases. You get the rare brass that remembered where they came from, the rest are very entitled

Pros

Pay

Cons

Stress
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Educational opportunities , pay and benefits

structured day at workdysfunctional managementtoxic culturenot much varietylots of top end management with a gap of structured opportunitiesfor upper level advancement

Pros

Pay

Cons

paperwork
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Steady and secure job

Favoritism at its best. It’s good experience but moral was terrible. This is job is good as a stepping stone because of the experience. It’s not for everyone.

Pros

Great benefits

Cons

Management can be a hit or miss
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