US Department of Defense
3.8 of 5 412 reviews
www.defenselink.mil Washington, DC 5000+ Employees

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Clerk (Former Employee)
Killeen, TX

I worked at US Department of Defense full-time for more than 3 years

ProsIt is very good. Nice atmosphere. Good place to meet new people.

ConsLong hours. Deployment in the future.

Advice to Senior ManagementNo advice needed to be given.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Overall nice place to work, not much chance for advancement unless you're military or a higher power official

Visual Information Specialist (Current Employee)
Washington, DC

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


Pros: Great benefits, location, decent pay and amenities. Cons: Not much chance for advancement for intellectual worker bees and… Advice to Senior Management: Cut from the top, increase the salaries a bit for the tech, scientist, smart civilian workforce as they have no other means of meaningful recognition… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Program Manager (Current Employee)
Saint Louis, MO

I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time for less than a year


Pros: Job security Good benefits Flexible work hours Ability to move up in a… Cons: Beauracracy/red tape makes it difficult to get job done sometimes Unmotivated… Advice to Senior Management: Encourage more creativity and innovation from employees, instead of focusing… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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