HM Armed Forces Reviews

Updated Jul 19, 2022

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3.8
67%
Recommend to a Friend
24%
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Pros
  • "Job security, training incentives, advancement, pension and travel options(in 16 reviews)

  • "Looked after well, good working environment, get to see the world(in 9 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "You can spend a lot of time away from home, but you are rewarded with 38 days leave per year(in 26 reviews)

  • "can be dangerous and spend long periods away from home(in 23 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      fine

      May 17, 2022 - Assistant Project Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      leave for holidays is great

      Cons

      depending on you roll can be boring

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      British Army

      Jul 12, 2022 - Soldier 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amounts of opportunities to do different things

      Cons

      The Pay as for what is required of us it could be a lot better

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good job, shame about the people

      Jul 19, 2022 - HR Administrator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Allowances, health care, pay, leave days

      Cons

      Some of the higher ranks are just plain awful

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Okay

      Jul 13, 2022 - Marine Engineer in Portsmouth, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Meeting different types of personnel

      Cons

      Job satisfaction for example there's only certain roles in the navy were people stay in

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Transparent

      Mar 9, 2022 - Captain in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Transparent salaries and benefits package

      Cons

      Lack of incentive for performance

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good job, too much moving around

      Feb 19, 2022 - Army Officer in Pirbright, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good opportunities Personal development Extra curricular activity

      Cons

      Unstable hours Move every 2 years

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Role

      Jan 28, 2022 - Sergeant in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      multiple avenues to pursue a meaningful role

      Cons

      weekend work is frequent with no opportunity of extra pay when a weekend is worked.

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good when you are young

      Jan 13, 2022 - Consultant in Bristol, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Travel, helicopters, laughs, adventures, going places others do not.

      Cons

      Boredom, bullying, un-imaginative employer that is terrible for your personal life

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      A great employer

      Dec 14, 2021 - Warrant Officer in Darlington, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pension, travel, pay, lifestyle, opportunity

      Cons

      Flexibility, away from home, family

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Need a Change

      Dec 28, 2021 - Information Management Specialist in Northwood, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Leave, flexible working, stability

      Cons

      Convoluted and unfair recruitment and promotion system. Very difficult to fire someone even when fully justified.

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    HM Armed Forces Reviews FAQs

    HM Armed Forces has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 216 reviews left anonymously by employees. 67% of employees would recommend working at HM Armed Forces to a friend and 47% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, HM Armed Forces employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at HM Armed Forces. This rating has improved by 7% over the last 12 months.

    67% of HM Armed Forces employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated HM Armed Forces 2.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at HM Armed Forces to be coworkers, benefits, career development and the cons to be culture, management, work life balance.

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