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Updated 18 September 2018
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US Navy Acting Secretary Sean Stackley
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  1. "Life Changer"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Ventura, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Ventura, CA (US)

    I worked at US Navy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stability, career, steady pay, flexibility

    Cons

    Deployments, long hours, seperations, long work


  2. "F-18 WSO"

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    Current Employee - F-18 WSO
    Current Employee - F-18 WSO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best job in the world, independence, challenging, lots of responsibility. Flying on and off aircraft carriers and dropping bombs, what could be better?!

    Cons

    Lack of resources, lack of diversity and inclusion, lack of support from leadership, career path rigidity

  3. "Great opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    -Opportunity to do and see things most people won't get

    Cons

    -Promotion is based largely on timing, so even if you perform at the top of your pool, you may not be "on track" for promotion to O4 or O5


  4. "Chief Petty Officer"

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

    Pros

    Benefits, Travel, Upward mobility, friendships

    Cons

    Same pros and cons as with every company in America

    Advice to Management

    Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do, and let them surprise you with their results


  5. "FTO"

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

    I worked at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    good people to work with

    Cons

    long working hours. Not enough work

    Advice to Management

    Provide more work to personnel


  6. "Navy Commander"

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    Current Employee - Navy Commander in Virginia Beach, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Navy Commander in Virginia Beach, VA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, travel, training, responsibility, excitement, impact

    Cons

    Time away from family, long deployments

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. Get more Sailors back on ships.


  7. "Electrician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    learning a new job and coming together for a common goal.

    Cons

    long hours and unpredictable schedule.

  8. "Supply Officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Serve your country, travel the world, great benefits and retirement plan.

    Cons

    You move a lot, can be very hard on the family, and sometimes your work and sacrifice isn't reflected in your career progression.


  9. "Good Challenging Career"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Challenging mission, strong growth, and great community

    Cons

    High tempo, high stress, under resourced


  10. "Leading Chief Petty Officer"

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    Current Employee - Leading Chief Petty Officer in Washington, DC (US)
    Current Employee - Leading Chief Petty Officer in Washington, DC (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Medical, Dental, Leave, Travel, Work Stability

    Cons

    Time away from home, Family Stability, Lack of Options

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your Chief's!!!


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