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General Dynamics Reviews

Updated February 23, 2015
Updated February 23, 2015
58 Reviews
4.0
58 Reviews
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General Dynamics CEO Phebe N. Novakovic
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58 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • benefits, training, responsibility, great people to work with; team-oriented (in 11 reviews)

  • The pay and benefits were incredible (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • HR and upper management are completely unaware of the male supervisors flirting with the female CSRs (in 12 reviews)

  • There are a couple big time asses that somehow manage to stay in middle management despite their incredible ineptitude and lack of people skills (in 6 reviews)

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  1.  

    Network manager

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

    I have been working at General Dynamics

    Pros

    Lots of great people, lots of oppertunities for groth

    Cons

    It a very stressful environment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nothing

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Very friendly. Very big.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Many young people. Fun working on a team.

    Cons

    Development tool-chain very weird and convoluted

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    streamline development process

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great company - good people

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Dynamics

    Pros

    The company pays well and has lots of opportunity for growth within the company

    Cons

    Can't think of any. If you are a solid performer, GD will take care of you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to reward and promote top performers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    General Dynamics - C4S

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    Former Employee - Control Account Manager in Scottsdale, AZ
    Former Employee - Control Account Manager in Scottsdale, AZ

    I worked at General Dynamics full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Top notch organization, with highly capable individuals. Positive work environment with good personal to work balance.

    Cons

    Defense industry down and makes for an unsettled/insecured atmosphere.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Too much politics in the decision making. Heavy weighting of decisions to the east coast portion of the organization for no reason other than its the east coast portion of the organization (which oddly enough is where the executive management are from.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Good

    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at General Dynamics

    Pros

    Loved working here. Great pay. Moved that's the only reason I don't work for the company anymore.

    Cons

    Wasn't any cons, I loved the place

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good Pay, ok benefits!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at General Dynamics

    Pros

    Pay was excellent!!
    Traveled to great places!!!

    Cons

    Benefits have dropped!!!
    Management needs help!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get help!!!!

  8.  

    Fair

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Dynamics

    Pros

    Good to work around and in a good environment. Company was very professionally ran, and they have good benefits overall.

    Cons

    Little upward mobility. While the overall mission was made clear, you never felt like you were contributing overall.

  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good Employer

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Technician in Goodfellow AFB, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Technician in Goodfellow AFB, TX

    I worked at General Dynamics full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    - Great People
    - Focus on providing the best service to their customers
    - Good benefits package

    Cons

    - Salaries were on the low side when I was there (2009-2010)
    - Poor performance evaluation policies (Company scale was 1-5; everyone at my site was rated between 3 (worst employees) to 3.9 (best employees) because site lead didn't want to justify higher/lower ratings.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Kind of kills morale when you are telling your people the best they can be is "satisfactory".

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    8 Years so far

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work if you are in the right division.
    Great PTO
    Good benefits
    Some good work spaces
    There's some good managers

    Cons

    AIS is currently struggling in the Scottsdale facility so it's a very stressful place.
    Old boys club mentality.
    The lowest tech company that claims to be high tech
    Open concept work spaces are terrible.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start listening to employees. They really do have good ideas.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    great experience gained in my customer service career

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Houston, TX

    I worked at General Dynamics full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    the pay was reasonable..experience great for resume...overall was quite a great experience for anyone seeking to expand their horizons .

    Cons

    training wasn't the most informative. i felt as if all the time in training was a complete waste..you don't actually learn what the job encompasses until you're actually on the floor.

    Recommends

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