Booz Allen Hamilton

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Great place to work

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton

Pros

Great experience, good management, great coworkers.

Cons

Don't have a lot of wiggle room over what projects you take on.

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    L4

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton

    Pros

    Opportunities in consulting any where.

    Cons

    Working for the government only.

  2. 5 people found this helpful  

    Good firm but the Carlyle Group is slowly destroying the brand

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    Current Employee - Associate in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Associate in Baltimore, MD

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

    Pros

    Pretty good work-life balance, decent stability, ok pay. Still winning contracts and multiples on labor rates have gone down some. Still some value to the Booz Allen name and there is a consulting legacy that can be salvaged.

    Cons

    Pay a bit lower than competitors, Retirement reduced, and very stingy with leave. Lack of real engagement form so-called leadership. The Carlyle Group the equity firm that owns Booz Allen is dismantling everything that made Booz Allen a marque consulting firm. They have made near 100% billable targets, reducing opportunities for development and growth, the structure is still way too top heavy and Senior Management does little to contribute to performance and growth. Cutting retirement -ECAP is and will have negative impacts on the morale fo years to come. Our labor rates are still high but now we have sub par employees with no experience, little training and no leadership - trying to do a good job but ill equipped. The move toward "butts in seats" instead of qualified consultants is harming the Booz Allen brand and will tank our image and reputation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cut the fat at the Senior Management levels - they are not performing and you are hurting your more junior staff with the 100% billability targets. We are too expensive because we have too may Principles, VPs etc. not because Levels 1-4 weren't working hard enough. Pass on "butts in seats" type of contracts unless we can really add value. Get back to our consulting roots and be different than the other beltway bandits by getting good people and keeping them with superior benefits and engagement.

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