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The British Army Reviews

Updated 19 Aug 2019

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3.9
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73%
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Nicholas Patrick Carter
88 Ratings
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  1. "Brilliant career for anyone who loves working with people in challenging places."

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    Former Employee - Colonel 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at The British Army full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Leading people, making a difference, overcoming complex problems, excitement.

    Cons

    Lack of manpower and resource.

    The British Army2019-07-04
  2. "Aircraft technician - the realities of the job"

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    Current Employee - Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor 

    I have been working at The British Army full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great travel, natural career progression, given the opportunity to lead and manage.

    Cons

    Pay is not equivalent to civilian industry.

    The British Army2019-08-15
  3. "A fantastic organisation that gives you many opportunities to improve and test yourself."

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    Current Employee - Officer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The British Army full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Overseas deployments World Class Training Great pay

    Cons

    Less control over your career

    The British Army2019-08-14
  4. "Royal Logistic Corp SNCO Logistic Supply Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Logistics Manager in Peterborough, England

    I have been working at The British Army full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The British Army has a very diversified training and education program and is able to teach and develop individuals over a longer period ensuring professionalism and dedicated skill knowledge.

    Cons

    Time spent away from family can have an impact on personal and professional life.

    Advice to Management

    Nil

    The British Army2019-08-13
  5. "Military career"

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    Current Employee - Officer in Salisbury, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at The British Army full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Camaderie, Teamwork and resilience experiences.

    Cons

    Lack of operational tours. Lack of real world qualifications

    The British Army2019-08-13
  6. "REME Avn"

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    Former Employee - Major 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The British Army full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great work life balance, variety and friends

    Cons

    Little opportunity to shape your career

    The British Army2019-08-12
  7. "Fantastic Experience"

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    Current Employee - British Army Officer - Captain in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at The British Army full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Working with soldiers is a privilege and extremely rewarding. Plenty of interesting opportunities to get involved in around the world. Good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Slow to implement change. Inefficient. Slave to policy.

    The British Army2019-08-12
  8. "British Army review"

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    Current Employee - Team Leader in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The British Army full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Guaranteed income and career prospects

    Cons

    Generally poor work life balance

    The British Army2019-08-19
  9. "Not worth it"

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    Current Employee - Accounting Clerk 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at The British Army full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay for the job

    Cons

    Treated like rubbish by everyone, your free time is held against you at ransom

    The British Army2019-08-18
  10. "15 years"

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    Current Employee - Corporal 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The British Army full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Job satisfaction and job security

    Cons

    Away from family and friends

    Advice to Management

    More pay

    The British Army2019-08-03
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