US Army

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Over 26 years experience in management, recruiting, and career counseling.

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Former Employee - Career Counselor in Franklin, PA (US)
Former Employee - Career Counselor in Franklin, PA (US)

I worked at US Army full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

The Army has a very competitive salary, and educational benefits. The Army pays for all training and supplies all necessary equipment to perform all assigned tasks.

Cons

The Army has long work hours depending on your individual job or specialty. Also you may be required to leave you family for long extended periods of time.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

The only advise I can give to management is to listen to your subordinates suggestions and ideas. They are the ones that actually do the job and have first hand knowledge on how to make things better.

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    It was a great experience with tons of cross-training.

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Specialist in Fort Campbell, KY (US)
    Former Employee - Human Resources Specialist in Fort Campbell, KY (US)

    I worked at US Army full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    I learned a lot about how human resources actually work within an organization. There was always a chance to cross-train and learn other things. Also, you get to change your scenery every couple years, which isn't so bad. I loved working with a multitude of people in international and domestic settings.

    Cons

    Leaving people you grow close with, having to change assignments that may be fulfilling to do something less satisfying, always being at the "need of the Army", and not always getting promoted in a timely manner.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote on work ethic and merit.

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    Eye opener

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Army full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, served my country

    Cons

    Lack of common sense in some leadership, Long long hours, no respect for rank from what I saw. I know it doesn't happen everywhere.

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