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General Dynamics Reviews

Updated 22 January 2015
Updated 22 January 2015
174 Reviews
3.2
174 Reviews
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General Dynamics CEO Phebe N. Novakovic
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • benefits, training, responsibility, great people to work with; team-oriented (in 11 reviews)

  • The pay and benefits were incredible (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • HR and upper management are completely unaware of the male supervisors flirting with the female CSRs (in 12 reviews)

  • There are a couple big time asses that somehow manage to stay in middle management despite their incredible ineptitude and lack of people skills (in 6 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Fairfax, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Fairfax, VA (US)

    I have been working at General Dynamics

    Pros

    Compensation, culture, depth of training available

    Cons

    Organization build heavily on matrix support

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When reorganizing to reduce costs recommend that the total person be considered as to their future value to the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    GD

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Washington, DC (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Washington, DC (US)

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great technical talent.
    Team oriented approach with my division
    Collaborative problem solving.
    Flexible schedules - 5 day/4 day alernate work weeks

    Cons

    Corporate groups are stove-piped and do not work together
    Tough to build honest internal relationships across organizations
    Work is nearly all government in my division

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Designate client / account owners in order to make organizations collaborate in win-win teams

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good company with good people.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    The onsite team are smart, dedicated and professional.

    Cons

    Benefits are awful. Very high deductible medical plans. Management does not support career development.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in your staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Great job

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Dynamics

    Pros

    quality of workplace collegues and technical

    Cons

    small cubicles and not enough air conditioning

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    better pay for wegnieers and managers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great company - good people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Dynamics

    Pros

    The company pays well and has lots of opportunity for growth within the company

    Cons

    Can't think of any. If you are a solid performer, GD will take care of you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to reward and promote top performers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Strenuous, yet satisfyingly rewarding.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Sandy, UT (US)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Sandy, UT (US)

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    I like to help others, it helps me to better myself as a person.

    Cons

    The customer's lack of understanding the limits on what one is able to do as an agent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If anything, listen to the representatives, they are taking the calls, so their views on what can help call flow, customer service, support and satisfaction as well as the work environment should be considered.

    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    General Dynamics - C4S

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Control Account Manager in Scottsdale, AZ (US)
    Former Employee - Control Account Manager in Scottsdale, AZ (US)

    I worked at General Dynamics full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Top notch organization, with highly capable individuals. Positive work environment with good personal to work balance.

    Cons

    Defense industry down and makes for an unsettled/insecured atmosphere.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Too much politics in the decision making. Heavy weighting of decisions to the east coast portion of the organization for no reason other than its the east coast portion of the organization (which oddly enough is where the executive management are from.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Good

    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at General Dynamics

    Pros

    Loved working here. Great pay. Moved that's the only reason I don't work for the company anymore.

    Cons

    Wasn't any cons, I loved the place

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good Pay, ok benefits!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at General Dynamics

    Pros

    Pay was excellent!!
    Traveled to great places!!!

    Cons

    Benefits have dropped!!!
    Management needs help!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get help!!!!

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