Royal Navy FAQ

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20 English questions out of 20

16 May 2019

Does Royal Navy offer dental insurance?

Pros

The money is relatively competitive and the travel is good with a strong benefits package, free health care and dental.

Cons

Lack of compassion to employees

The money is relatively competitive and the travel is good with a strong benefits package, free health care and dental.

16 May 2019

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3 August 2019

Does Royal Navy have a pension plan?

Pros

Great benefits, pension, medical and dental care, opportunities for travel

Cons

Lack of control over life

Great benefits, pension, medical and dental care, opportunities for travel

3 August 2019

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7 February 2020

Does Royal Navy offer parental leave?

Pros

Great leave, welfare, extra-curricular opportunities, and chances to be involved with sensitive and rewarding projects.

Cons

You go away from family, friends, home, basically your life, for long periods.

Advice to Management

Accept that the structure of families and expectations of employees has changed. The military model will not persist in its current guise: flexible employment and lateral re-entry should be become possible and normalised .

Great leave, welfare, extra-curricular opportunities, and chances to be involved with sensitive and rewarding projects.

7 February 2020

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16 August 2019

How are the career development opportunities at Royal Navy?

Pros

Great experience to build you into a confident and self-sufficient person

Cons

The career progression isn't as quick as the Army

The career progression isn't as quick as the Army

16 August 2019

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5 June 2018

What kind of career opportunities exist at Royal Navy?

Pros

Excellent training and lots of opportunity for personal and professional development. Plenty of opportunity for adventurous training. Great stepping stone to get a career outside of the military.

Cons

Work life balance not very good when front line. Promotion far to slow. haemorrhaging experienced people as there is a demand outside of the forces. The pensions have been reduced to the point where they are no longer attractive enough to retain people.

Advice to Management

Promote people faster. Too many people losing their enthusiasm when passed over for promotion.

Excellent training and lots of opportunity for personal and professional development.

5 June 2018

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