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Still a Good Place to Work

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Former Employee - Associate in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Associate in San Francisco, CA

I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time (More than 5 years)

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

Pros

Excellent Work/Life balance.
Benefits are very good.
Career advancement is clearly defined.
Up to $5,000/year in training allowance.

Cons

May need to relocate to find a new project, that is the nature of contracting work.
After 30-years they have done away with their 10% bonus plan. Now it is a 401k with matching up to 6%.

Advice to Management

Pay more attention to offices outside the DC area.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great company of highly motivated professionals

    Current Employee - Lead Technologist in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Lead Technologist in McLean, VA

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great working environment with the opportunity to work with other highly motivated professionals. Able to learn a great deal with good benefits.

    Cons

    Work/Life balance has been on a steady decline as they "encourage" you to work specifically on-site at client environments. Given the primary focus of the business is still currently working with DoD, contracts tend to be a bit on the volatile side given the current political climate.

    Advice to Management

    Over the past few years, have felt very disjoint from organization as a whole. Lack of team building activities leads to becoming disenchanted with working for Booz Allen versus being an employee for the client themselves. Fostering organizational/team culture should be better emphasized to encourage a sense of organizational community that is currently lacking.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Promotes engaging, creative work with strong reach back support and flexible work options. All round very satisfied.

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

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time

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

    Pros

    The company has an excellent culture of sharing intellectual capital, collaboration,and mentorship. Salaries and benefits are still better than competitors, and I really feel valued in my job. Leadership is good and stable; people you actually look up to.

    Cons

    The firm is moving from a pure consulting firm to a personal services firm and is not diversifying outside the government sector fast enough to mitigate the risk of a shrinking government. Benefits are also reducing more and more every year to stay competitive. Somewhat to be expected after going public and the downturn in the economy, but still unsettling.

    Advice to Management

    For a firm that prides itself on its change experts, leadership does need to do a better job on socializing change internally and being transparent on the decisions they make to stay competitive in the market. They also need to be more bullish about getting into new markets, particularly the energy and financial industries.


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