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3.0 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.4 ★
Career Opportunity
3.3 ★
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Metropolitan Nashville Police DepartmentMetropolitan Nashville Police Department
Police Officer
Oct 26, 2021

“Chief is working to keep employees happy”

The British ArmyThe British Army
Officer Cadet
Feb 17, 2022

“Always happy to help”

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US Army
US Army
3.8 ★
2K Jobs
43K Reviews
87K Salaries

The US Department of the Army has its marching orders. One of the three military departments (along with the Air Force and Navy) of the US Department of Defense, the Army provides ground-based military forces to deter and fight wars and protect the security of the US. The army has more than 675,000 soldiers, including active duty soldiers (nearly 75%) and reservists (Army National Guard and Army Reserves). Army personnel are deployed in about 80 countries. The Army operates about 40 forts throughout the US and has bases in Africa, Europe, Japan, the Middle East, and South Korea.

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City of New York
City of New York
3.6 ★
4K Jobs
1K Reviews
3K Salaries

New York City is home to approximately 1.64 million older adults, and the Department for the Aging is committed to helping them age in their homes and communities. Our mission is to eliminate ageism and ensure the dignity and quality of life of diverse older adults. We also work to support caregivers through service, advocacy, and education. We accomplish these goals by partnering with hundreds of community-based organizations to provide services through older adult centers, naturally occurring retirement communities, case-management and home-care agencies, home-delivered meal programs, mental health and friendly visiting programs, and much more in each borough. NYC Aging also has an Older Adult Employment Services Unit, Caregiver Resource Center, Elderly Crime Victims Resource Center, Grandparent Resource Center, Foster Grandparent Program, Bill Payer Program, and Volunteer Resource Center. We are committed to providing safe and inclusive services for diverse, older New Yorkers. All New Yorkers, regardless of immigration status, can access NYC Aging and City services. We know that older adults may have concerns about the confidentiality of their information, especially any information about their immigration status. The City has strong policies to protect the privacy of your information. You can find more information through the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. Additionally, if you are worried or have questions about immigration and public benefits for you or your loved ones, you can visit for more information. As we look to the future, when older adults are projected to reach 1.86 million - or 20.6 percent - of the City's population by 2040, we are proud to participate in Age-friendly NYC: New Commitments for a City for All Ages under Mayor Eric Adams’ leadership. Our City has already been named an age-friendly city by the World Health Organization. The Age-friendly NYC: New Commitments initiative and our work with community partners make it even better!

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