US Department of Defense
3.8 of 5 413 reviews
www.defenselink.mil Washington, DC 5000+ Employees

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HR Director within DoD

Director, Human Resources (Current Employee)
Washington, DC

I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time for more than 10 years

ProsVery secure and excellent pay with outstanding benefits. Good career development and training programs for DoD civilian personnel willing to seek out the opportunities and act on them.

ConsLimited promotion potential unless on is willing to apply for jobs outside of their current agency or geographic location. Pay freeze is in place.

Advice to Senior ManagementMore training is needed for military personnel in the education of civilian employees in the military work environment.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Contract Administrator (Former Employee)
Philadelphia, PA

I worked at US Department of Defense full-time for more than a year


Pros: - Good job security - Good benefits - Excellent travel ops Cons: - Working with government employees was one of the most eye opening and discouraging experience I have ever had. Coming from the private sector,… Advice to Senior Management: Serious house cleaning is needed. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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An excellent working environment with committed people

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Washington, DC

I worked at US Department of Defense as an intern


Pros: Stellar people, committed to their jobs. Always a helping hand. Personally, it was… Cons: Those that are not current/prior military will experience a steep learning… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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