US Department of Defense
3.8 of 5 453 reviews
www.defenselink.mil Washington, DC 5000+ Employees

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Be challenged while serving your country

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsImportant work with plenty of opportunities

ConsBureaucracy and organizational inertia hamper innovation

Advice to Senior ManagementAdhere to the chain of command

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Very disappointing. They run 1/4 of the employees into the ground,, the other 3/4's sit all day and collect a paycheck.

    Aircraft Engine Mechanic (Former Employee)
    Oklahoma City, OK

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


    Pros: The hours are good, benefits and retirement. Cons: Brown nosers that move up. They are unqualified and everybody… Advice to Senior Management: Management doesn't take feedback or advice. They are moving up… 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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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

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


    Pros: Good experience, training and exposure Cons: No vision for change or forward thinking. Advice to Senior Management: Incubate forward thinking. 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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