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HR Director within DoD

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Current Employee - Director, Human Resources in Washington, DC
Current Employee - Director, Human Resources in Washington, DC

I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (More than 10 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Very 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.

Cons

Limited 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 Management

More training is needed for military personnel in the education of civilian employees in the military work environment.

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  1. An excellent working environment with committed people

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Washington, DC
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Washington, DC

    I worked at US Department of Defense as an intern

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Stellar people, committed to their jobs. Always a helping hand. Personally, it was fulfilling knowing that even the most mundane tasks were vital to the mission.

    Cons

    Those that are not current/prior military will experience a steep learning curve in terms of culture and language. But it's not insurmountable.


  2. Sweet..

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    Current Employee - The Man in Keesler AFB, MS
    Current Employee - The Man in Keesler AFB, MS

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Travel and training are the best.

    Cons

    Deployment is sometimes a problem, but you signed the line.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work..


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