US Coast Guard

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The Boy Scouts of the Military

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Commander in Cleveland, OH
Current Employee - Commander in Cleveland, OH

I have been working at US Coast Guard full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

-Small organization
-Humanitarian Mission
-Exceptional people
-Exactly the same career opportunities as DOD, but better

Cons

-Small organization
-Lackey-mentality
-Tends to get bullied by states and other federal agancies

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Join DoD's union

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Food Service Specialist

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    Current Employee - Food Service Specialist in Alameda, CA
    Current Employee - Food Service Specialist in Alameda, CA

    I have been working at US Coast Guard full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great chance to learn leadership and management, not to mention the skills from the actual job you do while in the service.

    Cons

    You may feel overworked, under paid, and under appreciated. The time spent away from family and friends can be long.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remember to treat the people that work for you the same way you would have wanted to be treated when you were in there positions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Vast Opportunities for Professional Development

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    Current Employee - Operations Chief/Manager in Martinsburg, WV
    Current Employee - Operations Chief/Manager in Martinsburg, WV

    I have been working at US Coast Guard full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The ability to contribute to the global marketpace by managing and producting the professional credentials of more than 212,000 commercial mariners that contribute to 1 trillion dollors of our nations commerce. Regulatory inputs from working with Coast Guard have national impact.

    Cons

    Frequent moves every 3-4 years required for professional development and operation needs of the agency. Time spent cultivating professional relationships are damaged by transfer.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Investigate ways to grown and develop talent from within for the sake of continuity with regards to senior leadership. Invest in diversity (not just culturaly) but in technology, competency, and tradecraft.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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