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A learning experience

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Current Employee - Program Manager in Portsmouth, VA
Current Employee - Program Manager in Portsmouth, VA

I have been working at Henry M. Jackson Foundation full-time (More than 5 years)

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

Pros

The benefits are pretty good.

Cons

There are very limited advancement opportunities

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  1. HJF is an excellent place to work.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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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)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

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


  2. Mixed feelings

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rockville, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rockville, MD

    I have been working at Henry M. Jackson Foundation

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    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 Management

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


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