City of Melbourne

City of Melbourne

3.6
3.5846 out of 5

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1 out of 51.0
2 years ago

Manager

Mar 2020

Manager

Melbourne City, VIC, Australia
5 to 6 years in the role, current employee

Started off great but deteriorated significantly

The good things

Some great colleagues, reasonable flexibility and remuneration.
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The challenges

Gobsmacked by the horrendous lack of emotional intelligence displayed at management level and above.
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3 persons found this helpful
5 out of 55.0
2 years ago

Test Lead

Mar 2020

Test Lead

Melbourne City, VIC, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role,

Great place to work, would recommend to everyone and would love to work there again

The good things

Great work culture, flexibility and mutual respects among colleagues
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The challenges

Sometimes dealing with multiple business can be a challenge
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3 out of 53.0
2 years ago

Community Engagement Officer

Mar 2020

Community Engagement Officer

Melbourne City, VIC, Australia

Stagnant

The good things

Nice people. Government perks.
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The challenges

Management are stuck in the 80s. No career development initiatives or upskilling in the workplace as with other government careers.
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1 out of 51.0
2 years ago

Accounting Role

Mar 2020

Accounting Role

Melbourne VIC, Australia

average

The good things

close to city and public transport
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The challenges

changing work practices and ineffective processes
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1 out of 51.0
2 years ago

Office Worker

Mar 2020

Office Worker

Melbourne VIC, Australia
Less than 1 year in the role,

Backward micro managed practices

The good things

The offices are easy to find
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The challenges

Extremely slow progress to do any work, plenty of outdated practices which make simple tasks painfully slow. Refusal to think outside the box.
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3 out of 53.0
2 years ago

Accountant

Mar 2020

Accountant

Melbourne VIC, Australia

The EA structure rewards & encourages mediocrity (bad culture) but the competitive salary makes up for it.

The good things

Salary is competitive
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The challenges

Management, inertia (things being done because "it's always been that way")
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2 out of 52.0
2 years ago

Planner

Mar 2020

Planner

Melbourne VIC, Australia
Less than 1 year in the role, former employee

Ineffective

The good things

Most PC office in the world
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The challenges

Layers and layers of middle management to navigate
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1 out of 51.0
2 years ago

Recreation Officer

Nov 2019

Recreation Officer

Melbourne City, VIC, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, former employee

Lots of employees who do nothing with embarrassing work practices on high rate payers salary.

The good things

High salary in the public sector
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The challenges

Backwards organisation that thinks it is forward thinking.
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5 out of 55.0
2 years ago

Application Systems and Support Analyst

Nov 2019

Application Systems and Support Analyst

Melbourne City, VIC, Australia

Perfect fitting to my skillset

The good things

Effective systems and efficient communication channels
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The challenges

New ways of doing things
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3 out of 53.0
2 years ago

Kindergarten Teacher

Nov 2019

Kindergarten Teacher

North Melbourne VIC, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, former employee

Too many cooks in the kitchen

The good things

Lots of discounts and offers for things happening around the city.
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The challenges

Too much middle management competing for control.
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