Get to know some of our employees who are making a difference for Delaware

Get To Know Me - Elaine

Position:  Human Resources Specialist III
Agency:  Pensions Office

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What is your favorite part of your job?
I enjoy the variety and analytical work. Every day is different and brings new challenges.

What types of skills are necessary for succeeding in this career?
I think for someone to succeed in this career that it is important for them to have the ability to analyze situations and make decisions based on the information accumulated from their research. I think it is also important to have a strong mathematical and accounting background.

Are you passionate about your career?
Yes, I enjoy helping people. I know I provide employees and employers with valuable information concerning retirement options through retirement counseling and retirement workshops by the many comments the Pension Office receives about the wonderful service the Pension Office provides.

How long have you worked for the state?
I have worked for the State of Delaware for 22 years.

What do you like most about working at the Pension Office?
I like working with numbers and analytical work. Working at the Pension Office calculating pensions sounded like the type of work I would like, so I applied for the position. I also wanted to learn more about my own pension plan.