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"great opportunities but you need to make your own way"

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Current Employee - Program Manager in Washington, DC
Current Employee - Program Manager in Washington, DC
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No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

working with talented people and doing interesting work. if you find the right mentor you can do very well

Cons

corporate policy and processes are constantly changing.

Advice to Management

keep connected to the day to day issues of your middle managers. too much time is spent on corporate reporting and "managing the business" and all of this time is not billable to the client. we can't bill internally either so we don't report it and just "suck it up"

Other Employee Reviews for Booz Allen Hamilton

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Smart people, but traditional and bureaucratic depending on your team alignment."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time

    Pros

    Booz Allen is a consulting firm that often inherits the culture and values of the clients they work for. So, depending on which clients and teams you are aligned to, you can expect vastly different experiences. The people are smart, and the culture is not as cutthroat as some other consulting firms, benefited by the longer projects and more stable timelines. It's definitely a great place for stability, but don't expect to be challenged, or receive the growth potential and appreciation that you might get with other firms.

    Cons

    The biggest problem currently is the bad market. It's doing fairly well at not losing values in the face of stiffer competition and less work, but the impact can be seen everywhere, from training reduction, to cuts on perks, to less flexibility and risk taking. There's also the problem of strategic hiring of individuals who don't fit the company culture or level of intelligence, but exist as managers because of their revolving door connections with the government.

    Advice to Management

    Diversify your markets, and bring younger ideas to the leadership table.


  2. "Booz Allen"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Booz is a great company if you are right out of school and want to make a career in government contracting.

    Cons

    Booz is not so great if you are a technical person, not into management.

    Advice to Management

    The government, in my view , is not looking for consultants, so much as bodies, also know as "Butts in Seats.

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