GovHK Reviews

Updated Sep 18, 2022

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Found 135 of over 191 reviews

3.3
55%
Recommend to a Friend
1%
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GovHK Chief Executive Carrie Lam
Carrie Lam
16 Ratings
Pros
  • "High salary and Work life balance(in 16 reviews)

  • "Good working environment and management(in 14 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Stupid hierarchy, no way to change working environment(in 7 reviews)

  • "Boring Job, no challenge at all(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      High Pay

      Dec 28, 2021 - Executive Officer in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      High pay and workload is fair

      Cons

      sometimes need OT and work on holidays

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      AO

      Sep 18, 2022 - Administrative Officer in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Stable, secure, usually pay rise every year

      Cons

      Workload depends largely on posting

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    3. 1.0
      Current Employee

      No comment

      Jul 5, 2022 - Analyst Programmer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Paid on time. Salary at high side

      Cons

      No comment on cons as it may against the law

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Civil Servant

      May 31, 2022 - Civil Servant in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Salary offered on pay scale

      Cons

      Low job mobility and standard career path

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Regular

      Apr 24, 2022 - Software Developer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Regular hours, steady, decent pay, non-demanding

      Cons

      Slow pace, old tech stack

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      EO

      Apr 6, 2022 - Executive Officer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Competitive pay - Job stability - Clear career path

      Cons

      - Full of rules and regulations - Still stuck in a paper-driven culture - Bureaucracy

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Government job review

      Mar 16, 2022 - Immigration Officer in Yuen Long
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good prospect, stable salary and good working hours

      Cons

      Relationship is all matters to climb up the promotion ladder

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      stable

      Mar 22, 2022 - Clerk 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      working environment is good, stable

      Cons

      culture is stable, no challenge

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Pay is everything

      Mar 17, 2022 - Civil Engineer in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      nice pay for the job

      Cons

      no bonus and insurance plans

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Stability

      Mar 15, 2022 - Executive Officer in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Predictable career progress with stable work conditions

      Cons

      Works may be tedious, depending on the tasks assigned

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    GovHK Reviews FAQs

    GovHK has an overall rating of 3.3 out of 5, based on over 191 reviews left anonymously by employees. 55% of employees would recommend working at GovHK to a friend and 28% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, GovHK employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at GovHK. This rating has decreased by -7% over the last 12 months.

    55% of GovHK employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated GovHK 3.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 2.6 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

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