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Deckhand/AB Galveston Ferry

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Current Employee - Able Bodied Seaman in Galveston, TX (US)
Current Employee - Able Bodied Seaman in Galveston, TX (US)

I have been working at TxDOT full-time

Pros

Home every night, enjoy my job

Cons

we do not get paid industry standard wages

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    welder

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    Current Employee - Welder in El Paso, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Welder in El Paso, TX (US)

    I have been working at TxDOT full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    hours holidays insurance own office partys

    Cons

    poor pay bad superviser too many rules

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    grow up

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    Every other opportunity is better.

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    Former Employee - IT in Austin, TX (US)
    Former Employee - IT in Austin, TX (US)

    I worked at TxDOT full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    * reasonable work hours; almost always 40, unless you want to do more.

    Cons

    * below market salary rates
    * lack of mentoring / direction for new employees
    * lots of arbitrary deadlines
    * culture of poor communication. employees on the ground have little chance of knowing what's actually going on.
    * lots of administrative overhead (detailed timesheets, status reports, a fair number of unnecessary meetings)
    * large bureaucracy makes it difficult to get things done
    * management never makes changes in response to feedback

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Basically, you have no trust or respect from the employees whatsoever. Management only appears to be interested in cost-cutting and outsourcing, and is destroying the organizational culture. Employees in the halls talk openly about when they're "getting out." Without exaggeration, I can say that this is the worst management I've ever seen, and they could hardly do worse if they were trying.

    Doesn't Recommend
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