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"Opportunities for High School Grads"

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Former Employee - Director in Washington, DC
Former Employee - Director in Washington, DC
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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at US Coast Guard full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

If you are not sure what you want to do when you get out of High School, strongly consider the Coast Guard! It offers a great starting salary, retirement after only 20 years still giving you time for a 2nd career. You opportunities to be promoted are limited only to your own personal perseverance. Personal satisfaction saving lives and supporting the Coast Guards Core Values, Honor, Respect and Devotion to Duty.

Cons

Frequently you will have to stand duty watches on weekends or evenings.

Advice to Management

Contrinue creating opportunities for High School Grads.

Other Employee Reviews for US Coast Guard

  1. "Not much opportunity for thinking"

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    Current Employee - Petty Officer in Honolulu, HI
    Current Employee - Petty Officer in Honolulu, HI
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at US Coast Guard full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, good opportunities for the right people

    Cons

    Opportunities only open to select few with the right connections

    Advice to Management

    Results orientated workplace, as opposed to mindless rule following


  2. "Great Organization"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Communications in Staten Island, NY
    Former Employee - Communications in Staten Island, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Coast Guard full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, pay, educations opportunities, training, and traveling is great.

    Cons

    Leaving love ones behind when you go out to sea or to other place to do the job.

    Advice to Management

    Travel more and get out and listen to your people.


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