The British Army

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Outstanding, but you have to accept the rough with the smooth

Major (Current Employee) Telford, England (UK)

ProsGreat opportunities for personal development both physically and mentally. You will get to work with some of the best people in the world who have all undergone a selection process to get in!

ConsThe British Army can at times take you away from your friends and family for extended periods. You will be asked to accept a high level of risk, which could be life threatening. There are periods that can often be boring as well as excitement. You have to accept the highs and the lows equally.

Advice to Senior ManagementAlways provide clear direction and empower those below you.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good training, professional but managers might execute personal agendas

    Army Officer (Former Employee)

    I worked at The British Army full-time for less than a year


    Pros: The best training in the world in terms of leadership… Cons: Living conditions can be approved Lifestyle restrictions Advice to Senior Management: There is still alot of personal agenda driven evaluation and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Experiences you won't get anywhere else... and get paid for them

    Information Systems Engineer (Former Employee) Hereford, England (UK)

    I worked at The British Army full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Travel all over the world, see places you never thought you'd see. Do thing you never thought you'd do. Get… Cons: Sometimes you'll get treated like a child. You'll do some REALLY c**p jobs. You'll learn how to sweep anywhere, get things really clean, and you'll… Advice to Senior Management: Where possible, for goodness sake treat the guys on the ground… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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