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Updated 18 October 2018
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  1. "Great travel plans"

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    Former Employee - QMC in Navigator
    Former Employee - QMC in Navigator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay and medical care for family

    Cons

    First 2 years are hard


  2. "Information Warfare Officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Challenging and exciting work utilizing cutting edge technology.

    Cons

    Changing location every 2-3 years.

  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
    Recommends
    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. "SWO"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA (US)

    I have been working at US Navy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of great experiences. Good benefits.

    Cons

    You don't get to choose where you live all the time.


  6. "Go Navy"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity for people willing to work.

    Cons

    Home life balance is tough.


  7. "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

  8. "Leadership"

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    Current Employee - Naval Officer in Norfolk, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Naval Officer in Norfolk, VA (US)
    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.


  9. "Dog handler"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    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


  10. "Work Experience and Benefits A Plus"

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

    I worked at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Workplace experience, medical benefits/cost, education benefits, opportunities to try something new

    Cons

    Prolific sexism, racism, and sexual harassment

    Advice to Management

    Listen to best practices in society rather than historically-utilized computer training sessions.


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