US Navy
3.9 of 5 2,824 reviews
www.navy.mil Washington, DC 5000+ Employees

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Great Opportunity

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I have been working at US Navy full-time for more than 10 years

ProsThere are many opportunities for young people who are uncertain of what they want to be when they "grow up". Joining the Navy gives the ability to learn who they will be and what they are a capable of without being secluded in the comfort of home. The skills one learns through seasoned mentorship while in sometimes stressful situations cannot be bought through a college education, nor can it learned without stretching the limits away from home.
 -Great way to learn how to work in a diverse environment
 -Great way to learn a trade
 -Great way to see what the world has to offer
 -Great way to serve for those who feel they have something to offer others
.....All this and you can retire when your 38 if you join right out of High School.

ConsThough the Pros by far out weigh the Cons, there is a saying known well in the Navy..."Choose your rate, choose your fate". This means that certain professions have better opportunities for advancement dependent on the current staffing levels at any given time. So for those looking to start a new career, just know to research the position and make sure that it is a good fit. But be mindful, promotion opportunities are not necessarily a concern for a person just looking to start a great career, because the Navy IS a great career for those who can follow instruction and are willing to work hard.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Pros: Travel is free and unlimited Cons: There is a full spectrum of competencies Advice to Senior Management: Only 20% of your people are actually producing work. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Excellent job security, an adventure, see the world, the best decision i ever made.

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I have been working at US Navy full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: travel the world, great medical benefits, family health care, good… Cons: time away from home, family always moving around, Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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