US Department of Defense

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Get it done.

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Current Employee - Curriculum Manager in Pensacola, FL
Current Employee - Curriculum Manager in Pensacola, FL

I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Stable work. Challenging work and people. Allows you a chance to support the military.

Cons

Pay that does not change. Promotion opportunities are almost none existent. if you move to another location and the locality pay is lower. You have to take a pay cut. Work with a lot of retired military who are not qualified for the jobs but were hired because of their prior military status.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Hire people who are qualified and promote people who have earned it.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    DoD behind the times on diversity and inclusion but provides stable career

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

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, good camaraderie, stable income, variety of career paths for both military and civilians

    Cons

    Old-fashioned, conservative values can get in the way of equality and civil rights even in the face of executive orders and OPM policy demanding equality, diversity, and inclusion; the LGBT community within DoD receives no partner or survivor benefits unlike its counterparts at the State Department

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Strategically plan how to include the LGBT workforce to the fullest extent allowed under the law instead of playing catch up after the executive orders/laws are changed. Include LGBT as strategic HR/EO partners by including the community as one of the Special Emphasis Program Managers (SEPM). Lean forward with diversity and inclusion rather than waiting for it to be mandated and enforced.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    A mixed bag.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intelligence Analyst in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Intelligence Analyst in Colorado Springs, CO

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to serve in meaningful way,

    Cons

    Management has old fashioned approach.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Understand civilian workforce.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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