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U.S. Army Reserve Reviews

Updated Sep 18, 2019

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U.S. Army Reserve CEO Jeffrey W. Talley
Jeffrey W. Talley
218 Ratings
  1. "Civilian Jobs not the best"

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    Current Employee - Logistics Management Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, vacation time and self development

    Cons

    Under paid for work being performed, heavy work loads

    Advice to Management

    Reevaluate GS levels for positons

    U.S. Army Reserve2019-05-03
  2. "Not worth it"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    life insurance and meeting new people. Reserve status are only for a select few. Definitely consider active before this route

    Cons

    overworked and underpaid. All jobs have their issues, but the Army has a lot of them!!

    U.S. Army Reserve2019-04-29
  3. "Gain valuable experience for your career"

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    Current Employee - Sergeant Major 

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Workforce, Experience, Training, Organizational values

    Cons

    Demanding schedule Austere work locations

    U.S. Army Reserve2019-04-22
  4. "Great Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Company Commander 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great Benefits and competitive salary

    Cons

    Free trips to unpleasant areas

    U.S. Army Reserve2019-04-16
  5. "U.S. Army Reserve"

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    Current Employee - Intelligence Officer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Skilled technical training to use in the future Ability to travel to foreign countries Gain valuable professional skills

    Cons

    Required monthly weekend training and annual two weeks away from home

    U.S. Army Reserve2019-04-13
  6. "not the best in the world"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at U.S. Army Reserve full-time

    Pros

    work with good people around you

    Cons

    treated like a dog all the time

    U.S. Army Reserve2019-04-11
  7. "Good"

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    Current Employee - 68a 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of benefits that cover all your worries

    Cons

    Base pay isn’t that good

    U.S. Army Reserve2019-04-09
  8. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Experience is great Education is easy to obtain

    Cons

    Nothing really, just make sure you choose a close unit

    U.S. Army Reserve2019-04-04
  9. "Awesome experience"

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    Current Employee - Drill Instructor 

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time

    Pros

    Future soldier development and adventure

    Cons

    Long days and hours. Too much authority is given to the new recruits these days

    U.S. Army Reserve2019-04-01
  10. "Awesome place to work"

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    Current Employee - Training Sergeant in Sheffield, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great leadership and the best place to work

    Cons

    I do not have any grievances

    Advice to Management

    Stay committed to being the best!

    U.S. Army Reserve2019-03-28
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