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State of Illinois
3.8 (13)
HQ: Springfield, IL

State of Illinois Reviews

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3.8
Average Rating
(based on 8 State of Illinois Review Ratings)
Company Culture 3.7
Growth Opportunities 2.6
People You Work With 4.3
Person You Work For 4.4
Rewards You Receive 3.1
Support You Get 3.6
Way You Work 4.2
Work Setting 4.2
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13 State of Illinois Company Reviews and Ratings

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Programmer
Posted last year in Springfield, IL

What do you like about working at State of Illinois?

"It is a great company to work for because I have a great boss with lots of freedom to learn new skills."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It is your loss if you can't get the job you interview for as these people seem to be easy going and nice people."

What don't you like about working at State of Illinois?

"I wish you could work full time but the hours are limmited."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I am too young and too green to even give suggestions."

People You Work With 5 Company Culture 5 Rewards You Receive 4
Work Setting 5 Support You Get 4 Person You Work For 5
Way You Work 4 Growth Opportunities 4
Caregiver
Posted last year in Darien, IL

What do you like about working at State of Illinois?

"Liked the Hands on approach I had with the job"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be kind and have experience in taking care of someone."

What don't you like about working at State of Illinois?

"The people in charge of the Company were not responsive."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Start caring about your employees and start listening when a problem arises."

Way You Work 5 Support You Get 2 Person You Work For 5
Work Setting 5 Growth Opportunities 1 Rewards You Receive 2
Company Culture 2 People You Work With 3

Average State of Illinois Ratings in the Past 5 Years

Year Salary
2011 $3
2012 $3
Help Desk Support Technician
Posted last year in Springfield, IL

What do you like about working at State of Illinois?

"Pay was excellent and there were good working conditions at the site."

What don't you like about working at State of Illinois?

"It was a contract position, people weren't too friendly and there were no benefits."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None, management was good with working with employes and understanding."

Growth Opportunities 5 Way You Work 5 People You Work With 5
Person You Work For 5 Work Setting 5 Company Culture 5
Support You Get 5 Rewards You Receive 3
Administrative Specialist
Posted last year in Chicago, IL

What do you like about working at State of Illinois?

"There are so many departments that you can learn from and we all work hand in hand."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"To do your homework regarding the department you are interviewing and make sure you truly have the experience they are looking for."

What don't you like about working at State of Illinois?

"That we don't always know who is handling what - which is important when you are servicing the public."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"At least a once a year staff meeting of both Chicago and Springfield."

Person You Work For 4 Work Setting 5 Company Culture 5
People You Work With 5 Rewards You Receive 3 Way You Work 4
Support You Get 4 Growth Opportunities 3
Administrative Support Associate
Posted last year in Chicago, IL

What do you like about working at State of Illinois?

"I enjoy the benefits and helping others. Working in Child Support has provided me an opportunity to help families get the benefits they need to survive."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If you have a degree in social work, State government will provide you with an excellent opportunity to help others. If you maximize your talents, you will get hired."

What don't you like about working at State of Illinois?

"I am disappointed in the growth opportunity that is available to me. It is very difficult to obtain a position without senority."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I thnk management works hard to give us the tools to do our job well."

Rewards You Receive 2 Work Setting 1 Way You Work 4
Support You Get 4 People You Work With 3 Growth Opportunities 1
Person You Work For 4 Company Culture 2
Assistant Webmaster
Posted 2 years ago in Downers Grove, IL
Growth Opportunities 1.6 Work Setting 3.5 People You Work With 4
Way You Work 2.5 Rewards You Receive 2 Support You Get 2.1
Company Culture 2.5 Person You Work For 3
Communications Intern
Posted 2 years ago in Downers Grove, IL
Growth Opportunities 2.1 Support You Get 3 Rewards You Receive 4
Person You Work For 4.7 Work Setting 4 Way You Work 4.4
People You Work With 4.7 Company Culture 4
Mediator
Posted 2 years ago in Springfield, IL
Person You Work For 4.7 Growth Opportunities 3 People You Work With 5
Support You Get 5 Rewards You Receive 5 Way You Work 5
Company Culture 4 Work Setting 5
Administrative Assistant
Posted 4 years ago in Tinley Park, IL

What do you like about working at State of Illinois?

"The people and information that I learned."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prepared."

What don't you like about working at State of Illinois?

"Government is a slow process."

Actuarial Examiner
Posted 4 years ago in Chicago, IL

"Too much down time."

What do you like about working at State of Illinois?

"Being respected by insurance company executives"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Do what you do with excellence when on job assignments or audits because you are representing the IL Dept. of Insurance."

What don't you like about working at State of Illinois?

"There was too much down time. There were lots of times where we were waiting for information from insurance company employees and it was demotivating for me. I like to keep busy and like to have several different things going on at the same time."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Find ways to motivate employees"

Assistant Vice President
Posted 4 years ago in Springfield, IL

"Great place to get started in the financial world."

What do you like about working at State of Illinois?

"Learned a great deal about the finance world"

What don't you like about working at State of Illinois?

"No room for advancement"

Substitute Teacher
Posted 4 years ago

"I had a blast teaching kids"

What do you like about working at State of Illinois?

"The challenges that faced the job"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"make sure they have their acts together, the kids are always prepared for their classes"

What don't you like about working at State of Illinois?

"nothing having enough time to prepare for the classes like I will like to"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep the good work"

Tax Appeals Administrator
Posted 4 years ago in Chicago, IL

What do you like about working at State of Illinois?

"Great exposure to major businesses throughout the United States and development of business contacts and networking."

What don't you like about working at State of Illinois?

"Limited Compensation"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Remove politics from who the state hires."

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