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US National Guard CEO Joseph L. Lengyel
Joseph L. Lengyel
52 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great place to work at with great benefits(in 58 reviews)

  • "pay is not bad for the state of MS, great coworkers to work with, and I love all the soldiers for the job they do(in 42 reviews)

Cons
  • "Biggest downside is being away from friends and family on deployments, but its part of the sacrifice for serving the nation(in 60 reviews)

  • "All cons are expected for military duty(in 44 reviews)

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  1. "review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at US National Guard full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Professional development tours, working at senior levels within the National Guard

    Cons

    Promotions to senior positions are limited.

    US National Guard2019-05-19
  2. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Military Police in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US National Guard full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    The pay and benefits make it worth staying in.

    Cons

    Bad management that makes work much harder and kills morale.

    Advice to Management

    Stop micromanaging

    US National Guard2019-05-19
  3. "Great Leadership Training"

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    Current Employee - US Army Officer in Kansas City, KS

    I have been working at US National Guard full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Great Leadership Training from the start.

    Cons

    Travel requirements can impede civilian work/life balance.

    US National Guard2019-05-14
  4. "Human Resources Command"

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    Former Employee - Diversity Director in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US National Guard full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Benefits, personal development, excellent salary vs. experience, challenges

    Cons

    There are so few cons, I am hesitant to mention one, since everyone's needs are different.

    Advice to Management

    Diversity, female and minority focus groups

    US National Guard2019-05-13
  5. "Good benefits"

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    Current Employee - 88M - Motor Transport Operator 

    I have been working at US National Guard part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    To do something beyond yourself to help others in need

    Cons

    Very disorganized, unhelpful work structure

    US National Guard2019-05-06
  6. "Supply Chain"

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    Current Employee - Supply Chain in Dublin, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US National Guard full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours and you meet some great people.

    Cons

    Sometimes planning could be better

    Advice to Management

    Take advice

    US National Guard2019-04-17
  7. "Great experiences"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at US National Guard full-time for more than 9 years

      Pros

      Variety of job experience

      Cons

      Work life balance is hard to manage

      US National Guard2019-04-04
    • "Good and Bad"

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      Current Employee - Soldier 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at US National Guard part-time

      Pros

      It gives you something and is a great way to build your career.

      Cons

      Can sometimes be terrible at execution.

      US National Guard2019-04-04
    • "Not the worst place to work, not the best"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at US National Guard full-time

      Pros

      You can excel here if you're able to be patient. The state/federal relationship within the agency has made the long time employees a bit parochial and near sighted. The agency needs some help from new employees who have worked at other agencies; there are a lot of business processes at the Army National Guard that are being done incorrectly and there's a lot of unnecessary bureaucracy too. That sounds like a negative,...

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      Cons

      Everything you try to do is harder. All of the support systems to do anything related to your job from going on travel to hooking up your computer are just so unhelpful as to be nearly useless.

      US National Guard2019-04-17
    • "Focused on ANG mission and not the individual"

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      Current Employee - Operations Intelligence 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at US National Guard full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Focused on ANG mission and not the individual

      Cons

      there are limited full time oportunities

      US National Guard2019-03-13
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