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"Good job, mediocre company"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Flexible work schedule; interesting work; excellent coworkers; decent salary; multiple work locations for easier relocation and cross-site collaboration; new computers every 2 or 3 years.

Cons

Ineffective management; government and defense sector can be a tedious industry; no raises or bonuses for the last 3 or 4 years;

Advice to Management

Management seems to be focused on the shareholders and not retaining top talent.

Other Employee Reviews for General Dynamics

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Past years have seen reductions in benefits and rounds of downsizing"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Virginia Beach, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Virginia Beach, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - great team members
    - nice office space, but everyone (except management) works in cubicles
    - nice breakroom, starbucks coffee machine kept stocked

    Cons

    - The company no longer offers a PPO Health Insurance plan, and now the only option is a high deductible Health Savings Account health insurance plan
    - Company wide downsizing rounds over the past three years has impacted morale
    - No opportunities for growth
    - Benefits like PTO have been getting reduced more and more past several years
    - web filtering prohibits accessing webmail on corportate LAN


  2. "Low morale of most employees."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Orlando, FL
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Dynamics as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Some great people work there

    Cons

    Low pay, low morale, set in their ways.

    Advice to Management

    Stop playing favorites and reward people based on merit.


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