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Booz Allen is a decent place to work, but you must be on the right team

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Former Employee - Lead Associate in Washington, DC
Former Employee - Lead Associate in Washington, DC

I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time (More than 3 years)

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

Pros

Solid reputation with government clients

Cons

Average to below average compensation
Slow to move and bureaucratic

Advice to Management

Pay attention to 360 reviews of Sr. Associates and Principals and remove people who aren't truly living the firm's values and treating people with respect.

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  1. Reputable company, but at luck of the draw of what project/task they assign you.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant Level II in McLean, VA
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant Level II in McLean, VA

    I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Very reputable company. It is a "people" company where they care about the person first. If you are between tasks (BAH calls, "On the beach") they will try to find new a new one. Not always successful in that regard, but at least you know they are trying to look out for you when you are done with a project unlike other places I worked.

    Cons

    Some of the projects they assign are on thin ice. Some you go to and do not really work. I understand that you need to take the initiative, but when your client has nothing for you, you begin to stray away from what you were hired for. We had to see if other sections of our client (from our assigned one) had anything we can help with. Some did, some did not. Also, you may have the credentials to work for this company when you apply, but it is fifty-fifty whether they will call you for that first interview.

    Advice to Management

    So far, so good on treating the employee with respect and trying to find a new assignment for those "on the beach." But it seems bueracracy is starting to show its ugly head. Try to minumize that. Also, check out some of the projects BAH has, some employees are just "collecting a check" through no fault of their own.


  2. Great Firm

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Associate in McLean, VA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work-Life Balance and competitive environment

    Cons

    Not know to commercial market

    Advice to Management

    Work on gaining more commercial opportunities


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