US Department of Veterans Affairs

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Voc Rehab and Employment Service

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Current Employee - Receptionist/Intern in Newnan, GA (US)
Current Employee - Receptionist/Intern in Newnan, GA (US)

I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time (less than a year)

Pros

Excellent professional assistance. Case Managers take the time to communicate with you while you are in the program. Overall excellent support for a Veteran.

Cons

Try to expedite the turn around time from initial application to actual initial interview and placement in a vocational rehabilitation and/or employment program.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Continue to hire excellent case workers.

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    Great time

    Former Intern - Student Researcher in Palo Alto, CA (US)
    Former Intern - Student Researcher in Palo Alto, CA (US)

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    A lot of good people, interacting with patients nice, fun atmosphere, great bosses, good food, good pay, great job satisfaction, helping others was good

    Cons

    The food wasn't great. The hours were quite long. Sometimes patients get cranky, but I guess this is understandable. It's really a good place, I have no qualms.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You're doing great!

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    Could be so much better!

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    Current Employee - Provider in Nashville, TN (US)
    Current Employee - Provider in Nashville, TN (US)

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits and pay; working with veterans and their families. Good training for staff. Generous amount of leave/PTO. Job security.

    Cons

    Employees do not feel valued and respected by leadership. Authoritarian leadership style prevails. Burnout is high due to multiple dysfunctional systems and overall negative work culture. Providers are given a high degree of responsibility with little freedom or empowerment. Communication is poor. Creativity and innovation are not fostered or encouraged. Incompetence in employees is too common and tolerated; this would not happen in the private sector.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leaders need training regarding ways to motivate and inspire employees as well as improve communication. Hire accessible, positive, and accountable supervisors/leaders who care about employees. Avoid too much hiring and promoting from within as this may perpetuate dysfunctional culture. Support career growth and work-life balance. Increase flexibility for employees balancing work-life demands. Don't tolerate incompetence in employees as it lowers morale for those who are effective and hard-working. Support creativity and encourage the sharing of ideas and innovation from the bottom up. Many brilliant, talented employees have skills that are not utilized.

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    Neutral Outlook
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