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Updated October 17, 2017
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Pros
  • Good benefits I liked working for them (in 7 reviews)

  • Takes care of their people; great work environment; (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "DCTC"

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    Current Employee - DCTC in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - DCTC in Arlington, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mission Essential full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great respond from HR and friendly environment
    Growing fast

    Cons

    lack of salary
    small room for growth


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company To work For!"

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    Current Employee - Sharepoint Developer
    Current Employee - Sharepoint Developer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mission Essential full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment. Great team to work with.

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. "If you have don't have other options"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Quick hiring process and good follow-up for future positions.

    Cons

    You are treated as a number. Poor relationship with employees. Puts company interests above all else. Poor communication. I had no idea what exactly I would be doing when I was hired. Was given a vague job/duties responsibilities description that ended up being completely wrong.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in employees and build a better relationship with employees.


  4. "Good family to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Mission Essential full-time

    Pros

    Flexible with competitive salaries. Good benefits

    Cons

    not many promotions for lower grade employees


  5. "Business Development"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Mission Essential full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I do not have any pros for this company

    Cons

    Leadership at this company leaves much to be desired especially on the Intel team. The Director of the Intel team is a pushover and will just nod in your direction to let you know he heard you, but doesn't give a crap what you say. The CEO will walk right past you in the morning and not even say "good morning." The company is more concerned with underbidding their biggest competition than they are about the mission. They tried to get involved in the IT realm of government contracting and failed miserably because they do not hire the right people to propose the technical solutions. Nobody is open to new ideas and the proposal manager on the Intel side is a complete bully. She's still working at the company even though multiple people have reported her to Human Resources for bullying. Stay away from this company if you know what's best for you.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the people you hire for new ideas and strategies. You might be surprised by the knowledge they bring to the table.


  6. "Linguist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Mission Essential full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits I liked working for them.

    Cons

    Work over seas. Not enough vocation

    Advice to Management

    NA


  7. Helpful (1)

    "They will underbid EVERYONE"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Mission Essential full-time

    Pros

    I cannot think of a single one. This company scores pretty low on the morality scale.

    Cons

    Mission Essential is only concerned with their bottom line, not with the quality of their work or the quality of their hires. I know - typical defense contracting, right? But not every company is willing to sink this low. They underbid everyone with an absolute lack of morality. No perks. Terrible benefits.

  8. "Overseas_lingusts"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Mission Essential full-time

    Pros

    good benefits for long term employees

    Cons

    Horrible and abusive overseas site managers. Also, the company staff will take your military bags and equipment if you have to leave your assignment early. watch out for them in Kuwait. Then the company will withhold your pay for military gear that is donated claiming you lost it when in fact it was taken when you were not around the open "luggage" area by the ME staff.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your overseas linguists like human beings once they are out of the US soil, they are treated like animals or just bodies to help you collect a hefty fee per body. The trainers in the US also would become abusive and impatient.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Mission Essential full-time

    Pros

    Great leadership, training, interesting work

    Cons

    Not really any cons for this agency


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Mission Essential full-time

    Pros

    Good corporate environment. Company performs important work and knows it.

    Cons

    Home office split between Ohio and Virginia can cause issues.


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