U.S. Government
Happiness rating is 75 out of 100
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About the company

  • Founded
  • Company size
    1001 to 5,000
  • Revenue
    less than $1M (USD)
  • Industry
    Government & Public Administration
  • Link
    U.S. Government website
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Employees at U.S. Government have reported receiving these benefits. They will vary by role and location.

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Parental leave

Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 704 reviews and is evolving.



Security Protective Officer in Herndon, VA
on March 22, 2017
Good place to work. Job responsibility is reasonable. This job gives satisfaction in pride, accomplishment and financial compensation. Good benefit for retirement.
Customer Service Representative in Baltimore, MD
on May 21, 2022
The government offers job security in advancement no dress code at ssa , the pay definitely can be better the starting pay sucks but they will push you forward and help you move up and around
US Army in Lufkin, TX
on May 8, 2022
USA! It is really what you make it. The resources are there to help you accomplish whatever it is that you desire to accomplish. You just have to stay focused and stay fit. Really not a bad bid.
Business Analyst in District of Columbia
on May 1, 2022
Fun and Productive place to work. Great hours, great pay, it's a fabulous place to work. No overtime, work from home for the past 2 years. what else can I say.
Investigator in Washington, DC
on April 12, 2022
I've enjoyed my time working with the DCSA. They provided me many opportunities to move ahead and continue various duties outside of my typical day-to-day duties.

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Interview insights

Insights from 134 Indeed users who have interviewed with U.S. Government within the last 5 years.

Favorable experience
Interview is average
Process takes more than one month

Interview Questions

Di-centennial (every 10 years) hiring event for the Census Bureau to count people. You apply on-line and wait for a call. They hire anyone who passes the background check. If you cannot process the job well then you are let go.

Shared on July 30, 2020

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Shared on October 31, 2017

It was a barrage of personal and health questions along with a detailed examination by doctors of various kinds. physical, mental, and spiritual health questions were conducted

Shared on September 1, 2017

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