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"Interesting life experience that has its rewards."

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Current Employee - E4 - Marines - Corporal in Havelock, NC
Current Employee - E4 - Marines - Corporal in Havelock, NC
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Good dependable pay and benefits, see things and go places many others never get to see.

Cons

Have to leave your family behind for long periods of time, usually a higher number of things you're going to hate doing vs. the things that are going to be fun and exciting.

Advice to Management

N/A never made it up the ranks high enough to be in the position to advise the management.

Other Employee Reviews for US Marine Corps

  1. "8 years- sergeant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Specialist NCO in Broken Arrow, OK
    Current Employee - Administrative Specialist NCO in Broken Arrow, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Marine Corps part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    stability, medical coverage, sence of pride, fitness, free education to an extent.

    Cons

    normal stresses of work, stress of being physically fit, personality conflicts, young people placed in leadership positions

    Advice to Management

    sometimes reporting systems fail- there is emphasis on chain of command and team work, but at the end of the day its up to the individual to ensure all records are ran and ran correctly.


  2. "Shaped me to become happy and confident in myself. Also I learned good and bad management/leadership do's and don'ts."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Rocket Assault/Infantry in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Rocket Assault/Infantry in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    You surpass what you previously thought you could accomplish.

    Cons

    You can't pick your "boss" and reputation can influence your career progress.

    Advice to Management

    Your NCO's run the machine, listen to them.

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