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Rewarding and satisfying.

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

I have been working at US Navy

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

The Navy offers many and varied opportunities such as responsibility early in career, training and education benefits (911 GI Bill and tuition assistance), travel to foreign ports and countries, and operating state of the art high tech equipment. Most important and notably, serving in the Navy is a chance to serve this great country..

Cons

Cons to military service life in general can include working extremely long hours, being away from family and friends for extended periods of time, going in harms way and difficult living conditions.

Advice to Management

Don't let politics get in the way of making the Navy the most effective and efficient force it can be. As an example, IA assignments can cost a huge amount of per diem funding and are tough on morale. Stay focused on the future while fighting the current fight.

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  1. Very useful in preparing for life after the military

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Supervisor in Virginia Beach, VA
    Current Employee - Maintenance Supervisor in Virginia Beach, VA

    I have been working at US Navy

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Security clearance, diverse peronnel, certification opportunities and trade schooling also. You will have the opportunity to test and use very complex material, that in the end the Navy is intrusting you with hundreds of thousands of dollars, and if you apply enough motivation, you can become a system matter expert in those equipments wich in the long run will give you a good skill set to apply once done with the military.

    Cons

    You may be called in after working hours to perform a job or duty, chain of command sometimes may be unfair, and contradicting.

    Advice to Management

    Help your people, give them time off when transitioning from the military so they can prepare to take care of their family for life after the Navy. I've experienced leaders who micro-manage their people, and it only stumps the opportunity to help them grow and flourish as leaders themselves. The Navy is a good place regardless, but as a leader, you're only as good as your people.


  2. Electronic Tech

    Current Employee - Electronics Technician in Virginia Beach, VA
    Current Employee - Electronics Technician in Virginia Beach, VA

    I have been working at US Navy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Provided in depth free training.

    Cons

    Having to deal with politics.

    Advice to Management

    None


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