Management at Department of Industry, Innovation & Science

How accessible are managers and do they make good mentors? You may want to address internal communication, performance feedback or praise and recognition.

Managers can vary, as can their styles, but I have found that they are uniformly interested in giving you opportunities to develop and distinguish yourself.
Graduate, Canberra
Executive staff differ across the department but most are very accessible and make great mentors. Many have worked in the private sector as well and can help with the transition if you're coming or going. Comms is great and achievements are well recognised.
Graduate, Canberra
Internal communication varies between different divisions, branches, and sections. Performance feedback and mentorship is consistently good, and experienced managers are always happy to provide advice, insight and guidance to new graduates at the start of their careers.
Graduate, Canberra
Mostly accessible. Keen to develop their staff and their team.
Graduate, Melbourne
I've been very happy with all of my supervisors and managers so far. They've always been supportive, encouraging, and pleasant people to work with, and have given good feedback. This isn't necessarily the case for 100% of the managers across the department but it seems like it's true for the vast majority.
Graduate, Canberra
There are many levels of management. Good interaction and support from those directly supervising you. Limited interaction with those higher up.
Graduate, Canberra
I have liked and been able to work effectively with all my managers to date. The performance feedback process has been open, productive and has helped improve the standard of my work. I have also learned a lot personally from observing and interacting with my previous managers, and keep in touch when I can.
Midlevel, Canberra
Managers and other senior executive staff take a particular interest in graduates
Graduate, Canberra
very accessible, willing and happy to discuss work
Graduate, Canberra