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Updated October 18, 2018
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  1. "Dog handler"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and so many skills to learn.

    Cons

    Deploying and being away from home


  2. "Health Care Administrator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Travel, pay, vacation and education

    Cons

    Being away from family. Being forced to do unethical things.

  3. "Chief Petty Officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to travel if on sea duty. Ample opportunity to go to college.

    Cons

    Potential to spend more than half your career on sea duty.

    Advice to Management

    Communication that only goes top down is deaf to new ideas.


  4. "Legal Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance is great

    Cons

    No growth available. Hard to move up.


  5. "Hospital Corpsman"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

    I worked at US Navy full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great opportunity to serve my country and gain education.

    Cons

    Nothing was wrong it was so much fun and great learning experience.


  6. "Second Class Petty Officer E-5"

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    Former Employee - E5 - Navy - Petty Officer Second Class
    Former Employee - E5 - Navy - Petty Officer Second Class
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You know you will receive a paycheck unless the government shuts down. Job training, ability to cross train in different rates.

    Cons

    first two years are difficult

    Advice to Management

    Just because someone is promoted to a different rank doesnt mean they can lead


  7. "Navy Officer"

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

    I worked at US Navy (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, people, travel, variety of assignments, career choices, senior leadership varries

    Cons

    Salary employee so you work whenever

    Advice to Management

    Don't just change for change sake

  8. "Go Navy"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity for people willing to work.

    Cons

    Home life balance is tough.


  9. "Electrical Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer

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

    Pros

    Compensation
    Benefits
    Support
    Healthcare
    Family Support
    Travel
    College
    Children Care
    Schooling
    Training
    Road to leadership

    Cons

    Manhours
    Overworked
    Lack of freedom
    lack of liberties
    Weird people
    Lack of empathy
    lack of understanding
    sometimes slowed growth
    high school like environment
    favoritism


  10. "Leadership"

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    Current Employee - Naval Officer in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Naval Officer in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    An outstanding opportunity for anyone. It's a great way to have a positive impact on the world.

    Cons

    Some time away from home.


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