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"Happiness quotient depends on client."

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

Pros

The salary and benefits are great. Management is stellar.

Cons

Without a doubt, firm culture. Timesheets, Travel Expenses, Annual Review, other corporate style policies.

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    "Stay away unless desperate -- BAH is on the way out"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lucky employee will have a good "Career Manager". They will try to find billable work for the individual. Free coffee, paid parking. Lots of social events.

    Cons

    The unlucky employee, especially Consultants, are like a Styrofoam cup in the waves, but can succeed in a Dog Eat Dog environment. If you don't bring in new work you are out. Forget about raises. Lucky to get a space in a bull pen, fagetabout an office. Remember always our core principals and that you are just a disciplined pawn in a corporate ecosystem, disposable as any wildlife in the way of financial gain.There are a lot of leadership battles where interests overlap or conflict. Often people are dismissed in the wake of or or as part of a power play when these political issues arise.

    Good luck, potential employee. Keep your resume up to date.

    Advice to Management

    I would advise upper management, even if it impacts my role, ,my job, my life, to retract from expansions into non-core areas and return to the core businesses. The reputation that BA has earned over these ten decades is being diluted by expansion into other areas the BAH -- perhaps in desperation -- is trying to penetrate.


  2. "Information Security"

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

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Focused on quality of staff, excellent support to staff, willing to bench the right people for reasonable amount of time

    Cons

    consulting model used which could result in short employment if the company was/is not willing to bench the individual.

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