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What are the worst things about working at your firm?

2015

"I found that the job description was not defined as clearly as it could have been."
Civil Service Graduate Development Programme,
"The workload can be heavy at times."
IGEES, Graduate Economist Development Programme,
"Work procedures can sometimes be overly complicated and bureaucratic, I have found."
Local Government Graduate Development Programme,
"I work long hours which can be difficult."
Civil Service Graduate Development Programme,
"I found it quite frustrating that I didn't know what area of Civil Service I would be in until I joined."
Civil Service Graduate Development Programme,
"The location I work in is a drawback for me."
Local Government Graduate Development Programme,
"There is a very traditional culture which can make it hard to introduce ideas for change."
Local Government Graduate Development Programme,
"I feel uncertain about my job prospects at the organisation in the future."
Local Government Graduate Development Programme,
"I want to be more challenged at work than I currently am."
Civil Service Graduate Development Programme,
"Trainees are not always familiar with the challenges of high-level economic research, which can be a challenge to adapt to."
IGEES, Graduate Economist Development Programme,
"There are a lot of departments which are geographically dispersed, which can make it difficult to access information."
Local Government Graduate Development Programme,
"You have to be able to adapt to the political realities of policy choice or other kinds of work in the Civil Service."
Civil Service Graduate Development Programme,
"There can be a negative stereotype portrayed about the Civil Service."
IGEES, Graduate Economist Development Programme,
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