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Updated September 20, 2017
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  1. "Army"

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    Current Employee - US Army Officer in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - US Army Officer in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Army full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good opportunity for advancement and challenging work assignments. Good benefits for housing healthcare and education. They're also good retirement benefits

    Cons

    A lot of travel and moves for work. You will be away a good portion of the time without any flexibility in the schedule

    Advice to Management

    Go see your local Army recruiter


  2. "Working for Uncle Sam"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Army full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, builds character and a great work ethic.

    Cons

    Be ready to leave at a moment's notice. Unpredictable schedule

    Advice to Management

    Be open to subordinate suggestions

  3. "Operations Officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at US Army full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Education, job security, benefits, travel and pride

    Cons

    war, pay, loss of personal freedoms

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of all the redundant training that has nothing to do with war.


  4. "It is not what you think"

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

    I have been working at US Army full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - you will always find someone you like to work with
    - leadership is constantly improving themselves
    -advancement is easy for anyone with a good work ethic

    Cons

    -the constant moving mean you will get bad leaders here and there
    -you will be away from your family for long periods
    -the veteran status only works for you if you know when to hide it

    Advice to Management

    - Take a serious look at the pay gap between Officers and Non-commissioned Officers. The education and responsibility gap has closed but the pay gap has increased.


  5. "National Commitment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    U.S. Army is a great organization to work for.

    Cons

    Unfit leadership can be a single point of failure.


  6. "Marine Deck Officer"

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    Former Employee - Marine Deck Officer in Newport News, VA
    Former Employee - Marine Deck Officer in Newport News, VA
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Operating Army Boats all over the world!

    Cons

    Away from family often and with short notice at times.


  7. "Working for the Army as a Civilian"

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    Current Employee - Senior Management Analyst in Williamsburg, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Management Analyst in Williamsburg, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Army full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Get to be part of the team that develops equipment and trains its soldiers and leaders is a great feeling and service to our Nation.

    Cons

    TRADOC is still stuck in automating paper based procedures vice optimizing the digital work environment.

  8. "Sergeant First Class"

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    Former Employee - Senior Instructor in Columbia, SC
    Former Employee - Senior Instructor in Columbia, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Professional training, teamwork and since of purpose.

    Cons

    Sometimes the days are endless

    Advice to Management

    Continue to build strong teams and mentor younger members


  9. "Human Resources Director"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Director
    Current Employee - Human Resources Director

    I have been working at US Army full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to make a difference

    Cons

    Difficult to make family and career balance work


  10. "Senior Training Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Army full-time

    Pros

    Stability, incredible benefits, opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    Leadership can be questionable at times, but there are definitely some great leaders. Pay is not always commensurate with experience.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your directs reports. They often know more than you think they do.


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