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Assistant Crew Leader

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Former Employee - Assistant Crew Leader in Pasadena, CA (US)
Former Employee - Assistant Crew Leader in Pasadena, CA (US)

I worked at US Census Bureau as a contractor (less than an year)

Pros

Opportunities to meet lots of interesting people and get to know your community better.

Cons

You never know from one operation to the next who your boss will be, and some are just are much more competent than others.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Give talented enumerators chances to move into management. You'll get better results.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
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    Assistant Manager Administration

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager Administration in Providence, RI (US)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager Administration in Providence, RI (US)

    I worked at US Census Bureau full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Fast paced very exciting job.

    Cons

    No overtime legally allowed, but average work week for all Assistant Managers was in the 50 to 60 hour a week range. During the hiring stage and training stage of operations for thousands of enumerators the average work week was well over 60 to 70 hours a week. If you asked for overtime pay it was immediate termination. Temp. position, no benefits.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    This is not the job for you if you are looking to stay with a company and have any future opportunities. Of all the 50 locations that I was in contact with daily, they often pit the different managers against each other to get as much work as possible out of the employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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    Census Bureau

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Census Bureau full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Made great friends, some temp. advancement ops, many different areas to work in

    Cons

    most of the people I worked with were long-timers and were in cliques, like high school all over again, even management. people KNOW knowledge is power so nobody shares what they know

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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