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Civilian Employment with DoD

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Current Employee - Supervisory Financial Analyst  in  Washington, DC
Current Employee - Supervisory Financial Analyst in Washington, DC

I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Very dedicated and hard working staff. Abiltiy to work in an up and coming area of defense. Excellent ability to grow in skill level and continue job advancement throughout a lifelong career within DoD.

Cons

Often long hours required even as a civilian employee; Military culture dominates.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook

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    Great missions.....tough job with budget and staffing constraints

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    Current Employee - Information Technology Specialist
    Current Employee - Information Technology Specialist

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

    Pros

    1. The mission of supporting our troops.
    2. Diversity of the work.
    3. Talent of staff
    4. Never dull
    5. Travel/Overseas living opportunities

    Cons

    1. Budget issues - constantly.
    2. Staffing issues - need more people to do all the tasks
    3. Stressful - 75% of the time
    4. Short timelines to do major projects

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to address staffing issues where they exist instead of building up in areas that are already staffed adequately.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    PAQ PM Trainee Program

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    Current Employee - Acquisition Program Manager  in  Hanscom AFB, MA
    Current Employee - Acquisition Program Manager in Hanscom AFB, MA

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

    Pros

    Three, one year rotations that give you a breath of knowledge.

    Cons

    The gov is slow moving.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Act on decisions.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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