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"Good Company"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Associate in McLean, VA
Former Employee - Associate in McLean, VA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

ECAP, Benefits, Leave. Great company to learn consulting in the federal environment. You have to be very dedicated to learning you skill set. If you want to make it at Booz you need to become a subject matter expert and learning business development. Also the culture of Booz Allen can take time to learn.

Cons

If you are looking for work life balance, Booz Allen is not the place. You are expected to be dedicated to your projects, participating in organizations outside of Booz Allen to build name recognition (your name) and doing proposal work... I would give BAH 5 stars if there was better work life balance.

Other Employee Reviews for Booz Allen Hamilton

  1. Helpful (4)

    "Not living up to expectations"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Associate in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Smart co-workers
    - Good internal support
    - Well-run company
    - Opportunities for on-the-job professional development

    Cons

    - Eroding culture - lack of investment in employee professional development is killing morale
    - Hard to collaborate with hoteling system
    - Limited social interaction with peers when you're on client site
    - Focus on federal clients can be frusturating and unrewarding for top performers
    - Senior Leadership focused on billable hours, versus other more progressive measures of productivity and contribution to firm (e.g. business development or practice development)

    Advice to Management

    Beware of brand dilution: re-invest in hiring and retaining top talent; look for opportunities beyond the federal space


  2. "Fast paced consulting firm."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Associate in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Provided good learning opportunities.
    Allowed for varying work assignments.

    Cons

    Management became "yes men" to the clients after the IPO.
    It became more cut throat after the IPO.

    Advice to Management

    Work more on supporting your front line staff, and spend less time with HR.

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