US Marine Corps - Very challenging organization to work for - it's not about performance, but who you know and are you liked. | Glassdoor
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"Very challenging organization to work for - it's not about performance, but who you know and are you liked."

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Current Employee - Staff Officer in Quantico, VA
Current Employee - Staff Officer in Quantico, VA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

30 days of leave a year, better than civilian sector

Cons

hypocritical leadership at all levels; politics over performance. Save yourself the pain, joint the Air Force.

Advice to Management

You cannot lead while sitting behind a desk.

Other Employee Reviews for US Marine Corps

  1. "Life changing experience."

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    Former Employee - 1371-Corporal in Camp Lejeune, NC
    Former Employee - 1371-Corporal in Camp Lejeune, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great networking opportunity, and instill values that will carry over to the civilian work life.

    Cons

    Mix of good and horrible leadership, will require the ability to distinguish which to emulate and which to ignore.

    Advice to Management

    Revert back to the way the Marine Corps was 10 yrs ago


  2. "Life well lived"

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    Former Employee - Marine Corps Pilot in Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Marine Corps Pilot in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Exciting, adventure everywhere, great friends, sense of worth

    Cons

    Can be fatiguing assignments, can be dangerous

    Advice to Management

    Move away from quantified assessment relating to progression, and into more personal and nuanced performance reviews with promotion decisions made at the middle management level

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