Booz Allen Hamilton Reviews

Updated July 1, 2015
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Horacio D. Rozanski
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Pros
  • Work-Life balance is pretty awesome (in 295 reviews)

  • High opportunity ceiling; great benefits; worthwhile challenges; ability to influence work that matters (in 106 reviews)

Cons
  • It's challenging to find proper work/life balance (in 114 reviews)

  • It is not uncommon for a person to be hired and then let go in a few months for "lack of work" (in 49 reviews)

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  1. Director

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great Brand Name
    Work/Life Balance
    Client Exposure

    Cons

    Conservative
    Lot of layers of Management
    Not Very Diverse
    Very Government Focused

    Advice to Management

    Increase Consumer Client Base


  2. Excellent

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    This organization is open to innovation, new ideas, improvement from the bottom to the top, and top management really listens

    Cons

    A lot of things going on at once, but that's actually better than places that don't have enough work to keep employees employed!


  3. Great Experience

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA

    I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent mentoring, career/personal development training, tools and practices for networking expertise and opportunities

    Cons

    Have to always be looking for the next gig

    Advice to Management

    Stay in touch regularly with client-site team members


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  5. Helpful (1)

    Great Company With Ethics

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton

    Pros

    Excellent company with great benefits. Company hires top-notch talent and is an industry leader in military consulting.

    Cons

    Contracts end. But the company does well to place you in other contract vehicles


  6. Helpful (2)

    Great Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great support for employee growth and development

    Cons

    Contract work is always tough.


  7. Consultant

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It's a great starting position for a first job into your career.

    Cons

    The work hours can be longer than the expected hours for your level

    Advice to Management

    Tighten the expectations of each employer so teams can function together more efficiently


  8. still solid

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Herndon, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Herndon, VA

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great work-life balance, good salaries, very talented co-workers, opportunities to grow if you work hard

    Cons

    Benefits dropped pretty bad last year, only con I've seen

    Advice to Management

    Nothing to management, but fix benefits!


  9. Great Company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton

    Pros

    Flexible schedules, great co-worker, quality work

    Cons

    Subject to government contract funding


  10. Helpful (5)

    Big Firm with a Boutique Feel

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Associate in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great colleagues. Great collaboration

    Cons

    Federal government clientele depresses me as a taxpayer


  11. Business Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Business Analyst in Memphis, TN
    Current Contractor - Business Analyst in Memphis, TN

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton as a contractor (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    This is a great company and you will learn a lot!

    Cons

    There is mostly contract work and you run the risk of being out of work.

    Advice to Management

    Management is great!



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