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working for my family

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16 June 2015
offend management in daily ,
learning everyday,

good relationship with my co-workers,

the hardest part of the job is handling with non-compliance prisoner.
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2.0
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3.0
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2.0
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2.0
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2.0
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Cons
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5.0
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15 January 2019
I had a very enjoyable experience at this organisation. Wide exposure to people of all walks of life. As your career progresses, you are dealing with some very serious ex-offenders.
Pros
Great career advancement
Cons
Deal with more serious offenders can be very challenging.
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Overall rating
3.8
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3.8
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3.8
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3.7
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3.5
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