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Updated July 23, 2017
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  1. "personnelspecialist 3rd class"

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    Former Employee - Personnel Specialist in Millington, TN
    Former Employee - Personnel Specialist in Millington, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    got to travel. great health benefits and money wasgood

    Cons

    always on duty and not enough family time

    Advice to Management

    revamp the chain of command


  2. "Assitant Professor of Naval Science"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Bend, IN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Bend, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging, dynamic work environment. No day is the same twice. You gain a lot of experience and learn a lot in a short period of time.

    Cons

    Long hours at work and deployments can make family time difficult. There are sometimes frustrating regulations that seemingly constrict your ability to perform.

    Advice to Management

    Don't sweat the small stuff - empower junior officers and senior enlisted to run the day to day and make stuff happen.

  3. "Great Opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Lemoore Nas, CA
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Lemoore Nas, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Meeting new people and visiting new places.

    Cons

    Being away from family for long period of time.

    Advice to Management

    none


  4. "INDEPENDENT DUTY TECHNICAN/CARE PROVIDER"

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    Current Employee - Independent Duty Corpsman in Kittery, ME
    Current Employee - Independent Duty Corpsman in Kittery, ME
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Provided knowledge with enhanced leadership skills. Gave a sense of Accountability, Integrity and Stability.

    Cons

    Away from Home/Family
    Lack of Certifications
    Transfers
    Job Position versus Job trained

    Advice to Management

    Ensure Training leads to Certifications
    Credit Institutions at the Enlisted Level


  5. "Decent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ballston Spa, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ballston Spa, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great salary for a person with no degree

    Cons

    A lot of time spent at work


  6. "US Navy"

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    Former Employee - Storekeeper in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Storekeeper in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You always had a roof over your head, bills were taken care of.

    Cons

    They own you 24/7 sometimes they abuse that....when they don't have to.


  7. "I enlisted in the Navy"

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    Former Employee - Electronics Technician (Third Class) in Honolulu, HI
    Former Employee - Electronics Technician (Third Class) in Honolulu, HI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great training, pays for housing pays for food, you can go to all kinds of places in the United States and the world. If you're an ET employment after Navy looks good in that field

    Cons

    The government owns your life and you don't have the freedom to just decide to quit the job without special circumstances or if your contract is up.

    Advice to Management

    Stop wasting time on pointless renaming of things and superficial nonsense that you eventually have to backtrack on anyway

  8. "Avionics"

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    Current Employee - Avionics Technician in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Avionics Technician in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I always get a easy paycheck

    Cons

    People are dumb and dont know how to work


  9. "Good overall"

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    Current Employee - Information Systems Technician in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Information Systems Technician in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Certifications, finishing schools, college tuition assistance, on the job training, Navy COOL program, healthcare benefits, extra pay if you have dependents

    Cons

    Lack of personnel for distributed support, low morale on ships, overworked staff, not enough free time on ships for a stable personal life and to effectively go to college


  10. "Working for the us navy"

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    Former Employee - Fire Control Technician in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Fire Control Technician in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at US Navy (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Its rewarding where you work with a team to further the goals of protecting the nation.

    Cons

    Being treated like a child rather than a responsible adult.


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