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Pretty Good...

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Current Employee - Associate  in  Washington, DC
Current Employee - Associate in Washington, DC

I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Great people to work with. Everyone is very smart and nice. It's a great place to grow your career.

Cons

Not as flexible as some say.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Hard to get in, excellent once you are in.

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    Current Employee - Administrative Professional  in  McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Administrative Professional in McLean, VA

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great Benefits, flexible schedules, competitive pay, advancement opportunities, education opportunities

    Cons

    Constant Professionalism, expectation to perform at peak levels

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Should have been better.

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    Former Employee - Associate  in  McLean, VA
    Former Employee - Associate in McLean, VA

    I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Name brand recognition, continuing education benefits are available to all, not just a percentage of employees, and exposure to some very intelligent and talented colleagues.

    Cons

    Arrogance.

    The inflexible corporate structure does not lend itself towards putting together the best qualified teams of professionals to succeed at customer solutions. Principals and Sr. Associates often assign unqualified consultants simply because their performance numbers are skewed towards employees in their downstream being billable before seeking competence from across teams.

    I have seen leadership turn a blind eye to providing the best solution for a client if it went against quarterly profit goals.

    Rapid growth from 2001 to 2009 created a shift in the firm from consulting to staff augmentation. Pressures upon Sr. Associates to meet business development goals led to pursuit of government staff augmentation contracts that were actually beneath BAH's former stature as a leading consultancy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Rid the firm of outside performance pressures due to being a publically traded firm and return to privately held ownership. Focus on profit margins versus year-after-year growth which has actually led to dilution of your brand.

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    Disapproves of CEO
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