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"Good Job!"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dulles, VA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dulles, VA
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great collaborative environment. management is all qualified and encourage learning.

Cons

None. The only thing I can say is that there are so many employees that it is easy to get lost in the crowd.

Other Employee Reviews for Raytheon

  1. "Becoming one company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Raytheon like many companies in the defense industry is made up of several prior companies and is working to take the best of the best.

    Cons

    Too much anticipating the company will become one from the grass roots level. Need top down Corporate mandating alignment. Still operates like several companies instead of one company.

    Advice to Management

    Take a lesson from a competitor - "one company, one team"


  2. Helpful (3)

    "OK. OK. OK. OK. SUCKED."

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Segundo, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Segundo, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Benefits were quite good eg 7% total 401k match
    - Flexible schedule, altho it depended on
    - Once you got to know the people, many of them were quite nice

    Cons

    - It was impossible to get a promotion/ decent raise
    - R6S was a joke. At one point, my dept required each of us to 2 projects per year. They were a huge waste of time that were only completed to "check the box" for Annual review time
    - In many depts home/ work life balance was none existent. I knew people who were supposedly on the 9/80 schedule and who worked EVERY Friday without exception. In my case, towards the end, I was working late nights, and at least 8 - 12 hours a weekend.
    - Management biases against minorities
    - Incompetent management that did not know anything about the jobs/ responsibilities of the people they managed

    Advice to Management

    - Communicate what is happening in the company. It doesnt make sense to send one message when the troops in the trenches are aware of a completely different reality e.g. saying the company is doing great and is profitable and then having several rounds of RIFs
    - Be open to hearing ideas that are different from your own

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