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General Dynamics Reviews

Updated August 12, 2014
Updated August 12, 2014
149 Reviews

2.9
149 Reviews
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General Dynamics CEO Phebe N. Novakovic
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • benefits, training, responsibility, great people to work with; team-oriented (in 9 reviews)

  • The pay and benefits were incredible (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • HR and upper management are completely unaware of the male supervisors flirting with the female CSRs (in 10 reviews)

  • There are a couple big time asses that somehow manage to stay in middle management despite their incredible ineptitude and lack of people skills (in 6 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Very good company to work for while they were the prime on contract.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Los Angeles, CA

    Pros

    Very supportive management. Intelligent team of software engineers to work with.

    Cons

    Fair compensation given market conditions, nothing extraordinary.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More opportunities for training and advancement. More individualized job performance plans.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    G D was a great place to work.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Submarines  in  Goose Creek, SC
    Former Employee - Submarines in Goose Creek, SC

    Pros

    G D WAS A PROFIT SHARING COMPANY.

    Cons

    You had to be a safe working welder.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Profit is a great tool

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrator Support  in  Chantilly, VA
    Former Employee - Administrator Support in Chantilly, VA

    Pros

    They do have the best benefits, and friendly Staff.

    Cons

    Not sure nothing bad to said about the company, it is a good company to worked for.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They treat you with respect.

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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Amazing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst

    Pros

    benefits, training, responsibility, great people to work with; team-oriented.

    Cons

    Not too lenient about abrupt time off

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More thorough onboarding; more training.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Nice company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrator Support  in  McLean, VA
    Former Employee - Administrator Support in McLean, VA

    Pros

    the Benefits and the 401 very good, better than others

    Cons

    Really don't have no cons to go with.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I have none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    I have learned a lot with my Colleagues and good company to work with.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Network Technician  in  White Oak, MD
    Current Employee - Network Technician in White Oak, MD

    Pros

    most employees are knowledgeable and management are understanding.

    Cons

    I didn't find any downside yet.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    upper management are understand and help employees to achieve their goals.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    comprehensive experience directing Operations and Intelligence through strategic planning

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Strategic Planner  in  Fort Belvoir, VA
    Current Employee - Strategic Planner in Fort Belvoir, VA

    Pros

    A team builder and a team player capable of implementing best practices by motivating staff members to peak performance.

    Cons

    Company does not promote from within and there are no longevity bonuses or promotions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote form within

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    It has been a great job

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intelligence Analyst  in  Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Intelligence Analyst in Dayton, OH

    Pros

    The flexibility and time off have been a great help

    Cons

    Uncertainty of upcoming contracts with government

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more open about upcoming contracts being bid on.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Challenging work, stable, great people

    Cons

    Government contracts subject to Congress and the DoD funding lines

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Experience has been great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Company has a great reputation. Very well organized and very good HR department.

    Cons

    Health Insurance benefits keep changing every year.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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