Booz Allen Hamilton

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I have very little bad to say about Booz Allen. I have very high quality colleagues and challenging work.

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Defense Research Analyst in Colorado Springs, CO (US)
Current Employee - Senior Defense Research Analyst in Colorado Springs, CO (US)

I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Quality people
Challenging and meaningful work
High-integrity culture
Focus on people development through training and tuition reimbursement
Work-life balance
Executive leadership is always adjusting to the landscape and ensuring the health of the business. I believe that we have real adults in leadership in the Firm.
The bi-annual people survey is actually used to make changes that improve the work conditions for employees.

Cons

I personally do not like the fact that as one becomes more senior they are required to market. It is just not my preference.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

More flexibility to take a technical or project management track only without an emphasis on business development.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great people, great company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate in Linthicum, MD (US)
    Current Employee - Associate in Linthicum, MD (US)

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Mobility to move to different projects.
    - Great benefits
    - Great management
    - Annual amount given to employees for continuing education

    Cons

    - Hoteling
    - Recent reduction of PTO (just one day)
    - Work life balance not great at higher levels
    - No great path for promotion/advancement for those who want to stay technical and away from management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    experience will depend based on level within firm

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Washington, DC (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Washington, DC (US)

    I have been working at Booz Allen Hamilton full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    great benefits (in an effor to make up for lower compensation?)
    flexible schedule depending on project
    great work-life balance (for associates and below)
    great place to start a consulting career

    Cons

    lack of visibility into mid-level management's decisions & reasoning
    easy to feel isolated or lost in the crowd if not actively networking
    shift from private to publicly traded company has led to several cost-cutting initiatives (reduced # of paid time-off)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    provide more incentive to lower the churn rate - all the best and brightest appear to be exiting the firm. find out what is causing the departures from the firm, unless the strategy is to rely on low-cost junior staff without developing and retaining its own talent.

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