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Seniority is king

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  San Diego, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

I worked at General Atomics full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Good benefits (medical and dental insurance, pension, 401K) with above average vacation time and stable job security. Campuses are very well kept and a great location in San Diego.

Cons

No real incentive to better yourself. If you do the minimum required work you will be treated the same as those that go above and beyond. Compensation is very seniority based with arbitrary performance review cycles. I would not recommend this to anyone with career ambition.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Reward those that work hard and deliver. Quality and quantity of work should be the main compensation driver, not how long you have been with the company.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Program Planner

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    Current Employee - Program Planner  in  Rancho Bernardo, CA
    Current Employee - Program Planner in Rancho Bernardo, CA

    I have been working at General Atomics full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The Professionalism at this company is paramount

    Cons

    Like to see management more involved in keeping people more accountable

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not just being focuse on the project but holding people more accountable

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Wonderful

    Current Employee - Administrative  in  Palmdale, CA
    Current Employee - Administrative in Palmdale, CA

    I have been working at General Atomics full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Company, Nice people, Great Pay and Benefits

    Cons

    I cant really say that I have any cons to say about this employer except at the time when I made the decision to leave voluntarily due to personal/ family reasons, when asking HR for a leave of absence they did not have any stress related reason that I was eligible for. It was upsetting because I did not want to leave General Atomic s because I knew my situation at that time would only be temporary.

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