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"Terrific mission, hard working colleagues"

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Current Employee - Public Affairs Specialist in Washington, DC
Current Employee - Public Affairs Specialist in Washington, DC
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

- Incredible mission to support military community
- Seasoned, professional co-workers, supportive and team oriented working environment
- Day to day variety in the job
- Great benefits, quality of life balance

Cons

- Occasional frustration with bureaucracy
- Occasional frustration being subject to political leadership
- Lack of career development/training opportunities due to budgetary constraints

Other Employee Reviews for US Department of Defense

  1. "Challenging, but worth the chalenge if willing to work through it."

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    Current Employee - CAO Clerk in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - CAO Clerk in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Upward mobility within the company

    Cons

    They only hire employees in as permanent part time. The only time 40 hours a week can be worked is at the convenience of the department.

    Advice to Management

    To treat the employees like they want to be treated. Interact with their employees more than what they do. Spend time in each departmenbt and find out what could be done better. Hold monthky meetings within each department.


  2. "Pays the Bills"

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    Current Employee - Crew Chief in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Crew Chief in Dayton, OH
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Opportunites to fly around the world, great educational benefits, and federal holidays off / leave benefits.

    Cons

    Poor management, travel on limited notice, rotating shifts, harsh outdoor work enviornements.

    Advice to Management

    Expand management to mid-level employees that are more educated than upper level management.

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