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Helpful (3)

Top heavy and male dominated

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time

Pros

You will not have pressure here if you are looking for a lackadaisical government job. It's the most non competitive consulting environment I've ever been in.

Cons

Top heavy--lots of Project Managers, but most don't know much about what they are managing. It is also a very male dominated boys club and work is slow. If you are looking to move up, you have to be a favorite, and competence isn't taken into consideration, hence you will most likely be training your 'manager'. I have not been impressed. Lack of leadership, and lots of insecurity and attitude because of competence levels. I honestly don't know where my 'manager' is most of the time, or what he 'manages', or if it even matters really. This is not a place to stay too long if you are trying to advance your career by utilizing/gaining actual professional competency. It's frustrating now that I can tell I have more experience than the people working above me. I wish I had researched more about the Atlanta BAH before I took this job. At orientation in DC they make you watch a video, where the CEO emphasizes 'we picked you'. Nice attitude...and actually you didn't, I picked you. I had other opportunities because I actually have technical skills. I will be peacing out very soon, I hope my work ethic and skill set had an opportunity to rub off on some of your 'leadership'.

Advice to Management

I don't really get the impression they want it, even about things I thought I was hired to do?

Other Employee Reviews for Booz Allen Hamilton

  1. Helpful (1)

    Good Company to Work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Associate in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Lead Associate in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    the people, management really cares about the people

    Cons

    99% Government based so it is at the mercy of the ups and downs of gov work


  2. Excellent company all around

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Developer in Columbia, MD
    Former Intern - Software Developer in Columbia, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Endless opportunities between locations and projects. -Very flexible work schedule, make your own hours as long as the rest of your team is fine with it.

    Cons

    -Might be limited in opportunities until you receive a clearance. -Money is very closely tied to the government since they do a lot of government contracting. My pay was reduced because of the sequester.

    Advice to Management

    None, doing great.


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