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NSW Government Reviews

Updated 30 Jan 2020

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3.8
87%
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97%
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NSW Government Premier  Gladys Berejiklian
Gladys Berejiklian
10 Ratings
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Cons
  • "Senior management is difficult to persuade the error of their ways (as they are everywhere)(in 5 reviews)

  • "limited career opps for prgression(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Improving lives"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NSW Government part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    ability to influence government policy and services

    Cons

    conservative organisation, many layers of decision-making

    NSW Government2020-01-31
  2. "Working for the Department of Planning & Environment"

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    Former Employee - Strategic Communications Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NSW Government full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Large government department with many varied career opportunities. Good opportunities for working in communications.

    Cons

    Sometimes the business processes can affect the go-to market timeframes.

    NSW Government2019-11-21
  3. "Meaningful work"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NSW Government full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Interesting work, flexible, opportunities to move into different areas,

    Cons

    Restructures can occur quite frequently

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    NSW Government2019-11-06
  4. "Great salary and friendly environment"

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    Dispute Resolution Officer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at NSW Government

    Pros

    Great salary and friendly environment

    Cons

    Limited career progression Political and hierarchical

    NSW Government2019-10-18
  5. Helpful (2)

    "An Education at Education"

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    Former Employee - Senior Policy Officer in Parramatta
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at NSW Government full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    New building at 105 Phillip St is handy if you live in the West or can commute. Social culture and friendly colleagues

    Cons

    Education at a national policy level is a rarified level of policy formulation. Be on top of your game. Better still, be a teacher or have a lot of background knowledge, to thrive in this unforgiving role.

    NSW Government2019-10-05
  6. "Good culture"

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    Former Employee - Finance Officer 

    I worked at NSW Government full-time

    Pros

    Good Salary for a grad Flexible working

    Cons

    Limited Learning and development. IT going through a lot of change

    NSW Government2019-09-17
  7. "Lots of Opportunities for growth and development"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NSW Government part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The government is so big, that there's scope to build on or apply your skills across different parts of government

    Cons

    Bureaucracy is very well developed

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    NSW Government2019-09-02
  8. "Strategy development"

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    Current Employee - Director Strategy in Sydney

    I have been working at NSW Government full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Culture, working to benefit the community

    Cons

    Tight budgets and lean teams

    NSW Government2019-08-19
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Rewards for hard work, culture improving"

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    Former Employee - Director in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at NSW Government full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Variety, ability to seek new experiences and opportunities

    Cons

    Process heavy and not value adding at times, systems outdated, poor performance not well managed

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    NSW Government2019-07-26
  10. "Good career growth"

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    Current Employee - Director Marketing in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NSW Government full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Ability to work across agencies, career growth Solid processes for robust outcomes, i.e. no cutting corners

    Cons

    Some agencies can be slow to react.

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    NSW Government2019-06-09

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