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Good Company, Tedious Work.
Mechanic (Current Employee), JBLM, WAAugust 22, 2014
Pros: good way to travel the world, great pay
Cons: long hours, away from family for along time
Typical day would be I show up at the office at 0720, 0740 safety meeting begins. At 0800 drive your personal vehicle over to the service bay start unpacking a connex into the bay. Move vehicles into the bay and start servicing them. At 1200 take lunch, 1300 go back to to work until vehicles are complete or 1530, whichever one comes first. 1600 start – more... doing time-cards on KIOSKS (2 laptops, 10 people). 1630 leave the work site for the house. – less
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Hard work. But, good people to do it with
Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee), Getzville NYAugust 22, 2014
Pros: great people to work with
Cons: losing ground on maintaining work
5x8 work week when not under the gun
60 or 80 hr work week when under the gun
hard work and results don't always pay off
management would work with you
co-workers were good at their work and good to be around
finding out that we didn't have more work awarded
the feeling of accomplishment when you and your team delivers
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Medicare Representative at GDIT
Medicare Bilingual Specialist (Current Employee), Riverview, FLAugust 22, 2014
Pros: excellent pay and benefits
Cons: lack of leadership, poor managment
Calls are always back to back, but it is a very easy job.
The company trains you well and you are provided with all the materials needed to perform an excellent job. Lots of overtime during Open Enrollment Season
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Tough, but good work environment
Current Employee (Current Employee), San Diego, CAAugust 20, 2014
Good for driven people. Good room for advancement. No negatives, not much management favoritism. Must be good at your craft or profession, nothing wrong with that. Pay is competitive, however global competition in shipbuilding industry may keep salary down. Better salaries for your skill set are likely. However, good place to get your feet wet and learn. – more... Pro process improvement environment, everyone from sweepers to VP's participate. Team worker is key to success. – less
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Excellent Company
Engineering Technician III (Former Employee), Atlantic Beach, FLAugust 19, 2014
Pros: daily interraction with personnel
Cons: limited funding for repairs and logistics
Great Opportunities to interact with Sailors and improve upon their abilities to repair and maintain their equipment, Each day was exciting and rewarding in that a skill was imparted upon a group or individual that allowed for improvement in operations and reduction in maintenance and repairs.
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decent place to work
Bilingual Customer Service Specialist (Former Employee), Lawrence, KSAugust 19, 2014
Pros: reliable, decent pay, good coworkers.
Cons: not flexible, no reward for working harder, no career advancement
very difficult to be promoted, a solid job for those who have strong attendance. They recognize attendance over quality of work. I did learn about the lending process with the Dept of Education. Left job because they were not flexible with scheduling and there were no opportunities for career advancement.
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Productive workplace , helping elderly people
Cusomer Service Rep (Former Employee), chester, vaAugust 18, 2014
customer service rep, answering phone calls, helping elderly people with medicare
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Long term friends
Executive Assistant (Former Employee), Lombard, ILAugust 18, 2014
Everyone worked very well together and were willing to led a hand in any area. Company was like family.
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Productive work enviornment
Service Desk Technician (Current Employee), Chantilly, VAAugust 16, 2014
I enjoy working with General Dynamics. I am a Tier One Technical Support Specialist and Help Desk Technician
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Growth
Sr. Systems Administrator (Former Employee), Fort Hood, TXAugust 12, 2014
Pros: advancement
Enjoy working with people and military personnel. Friendly enviornment.
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Productive and fun place to work
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee), Houston, TXAugust 12, 2014
Pros: excellent experience working to help others get insured.
Cons: temporary position
Work day was repetitious, good co-workers, easy and enjoyable job.
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Good company to work for
FST/FSR New Equipment Trainer (Former Employee), MIAugust 11, 2014
Overall good company. Pay was great, overseas contract...Take care of their employee.
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A collegiate atmosphere throughout the organization
Corporate Director of Government Relations (Former Employee), Falls Church, VAAugust 11, 2014
Pros: wonderful products, corporate structure, colleagues and pay
Cons: shipyard visits in the winter
General Dynamics prides its self in going after and obtaining seasoned talent, particularly from our military. Because many had a similar background, similar accomplishments and similar work ethics, it was much like working on a college campus. I learned how to be a corporate professional while at General Dynamics. It held to strict standards that was – more... part of your daily work life. Management provided a great learning atmosphere because they were seasoned, accomplished and willing to show you how to do it. They understood leadership - what it was and more importantly, what it wasn't. Co-workers were a talented bunch that you would take home to have dinner with your family. The hardest part of the job was the realization that if you did not do your job well, others who were doing a great job may be laid off due to the lack of Congressional funding. The most enjoyable part of the job was my colleagues and working with the Abrams Main Battle Tank and the Stryker Family of Vehicles. – less
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a fun work place
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee), Lynn Haven, FLAugust 8, 2014
I learned how to communicate with consumers when they were really upset. My co workers were great. Management was one of the best they were very helpful when we needed them. The hardest part of this job was trying not to give attitude to the consumer especially when you was giving them the right information but the consumer would not want to hear it.
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Wonderful Place to Work
Customer Service Assistant (Current Employee), Lynn Haven, FLAugust 8, 2014
Performed duties as a receptionist and a courier. Enjoyed the beauty of working downtown Washington, DC
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Take good care of employees.
Field Systems Engineer (Former Employee), Fort Hood, TXAugust 7, 2014
Pros: promotions
Cons: almost none
Always provided a challenging environment. Pay raises were timely and usually based on performance. Also provided promotions opportunities.
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Very good company when government has contracts available
Senior Robotics Technician (Former Employee), Westminster, MDAugust 7, 2014
Very collaborative atmosphere, short sighted executive management.
Should have diversified into commercial contracts, when Govt. contracts expired. Will suffer loss of subject matter experts for many years to come.
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its onlya temporary job
Marine Machine Mechanic (Current Employee), norfolk,vaAugust 6, 2014
it doesn't give you any benefits.
no incentives
a lot of over time hours
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no one on one customer contact was difficult for me
Telemarketing (Former Employee), Las Cruces NMAugust 5, 2014
Pros: pay
Cons: on the phone the entire time
I truly enjoy one on one contact with customers, this position was confined to a cubicle and a phone, was not something I enjoyed
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Large Company. Decent benefits. Average Salary. Good Managers.
Security Control Assessor (Current Employee), VirginiaAugust 4, 2014
The workforce was good. Large company but you still felt somewhat like family with your immediate management. Flexible hours when the Contract could support it. Management was good at providing a work-life balance approach.

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