Henry M. Jackson Foundation

  www.hjf.org
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HJF is an excellent place to work.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD

I have been working at Henry M. Jackson Foundation full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

HJF has an extremely generous and comprehensive benefits package, has a rewarding mission to advance military medicine and health worldwide, and has ongoing training opportunities.

Cons

Perhaps largely due to is fairly rapid growth, HJF does have some significant duplication of duties in various departments. This can result in quality that is not uniform company-wide. The ability to advance is quite limited, and does vary significantly, depending on management style of the department vice-president or director.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Recent management training efforts are helping. Try to allow employees to advance, wherever possible.

Recommends
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    Mixed feelings

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rockville, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rockville, MD

    I have been working at Henry M. Jackson Foundation

    Pros

    The benefits are good, the labs are well equipped, there is work schedule flexibility and not much competition. Some of the research topics are definitely interesting.

    Cons

    A lot of office politics, lack of communication, poor management (but there are few exceptions ), salaries frozen, pending budget cuts.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Open the dialogue with the employees, communicate clearly what are the duties and the expectations, discuss openly the job related issues.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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    good

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at Henry M. Jackson Foundation

    Pros

    fiendly staff, easy work i think it is a fun place to work but sometimes there's a lot of work

    Cons

    low pay small company low benefits high turnover and such things happen in these times lay offs eventually okay company

    No opinion of CEO
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