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Updated 9 Jan 2020

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  1. "review"

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    Current Employee - Captain 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Annual leave. Working hours. Limited working locations.

    Cons

    work/life balance. Time away from home.

    The British Army2020-01-06
  2. "Not what it used to be."

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    Former Employee - Aircraft Technician in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good opportunities to travel Pension Pay Teamwork Flexible

    Cons

    Time away from family New pension not as good

    Advice to Management

    Treat your soldiers with respect.

    The British Army2020-01-09
  3. "Good career prospects"

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    Current Employee - Captain, British Army in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Well paid, good career progression, varied jobs

    Cons

    Time away, mixed leadership within the organisation

    The British Army2019-12-13
  4. "musician"

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    Former Employee - Musician 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at The British Army full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    get to see the world

    Cons

    much time away from family

    The British Army2019-11-20
  5. "Great career"

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    Former Employee - Squadron Sergeant major in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pension, great career opportunities, investors in people.

    Cons

    Instability, time away from home and family.

    Advice to Management

    APC need to up their game for retention of personel

    The British Army2019-11-07
  6. "Intelligence analyst"

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    Current Employee - Intelligence Analyst 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging situations and working with driven people

    Cons

    A lot of time away from home

    The British Army2019-11-17
  7. "Made me the man I am today"

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    Current Employee - FST Commander in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The British Army full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Tremendous opportunities and leadership development.

    Cons

    Lots of time away from home and instability in personal life.

    The British Army2019-10-02
  8. "Best 12 Years"

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    Current Employee - Lcpl British Army 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Salary made good friends travel the world

    Cons

    Time away from family long hours

    The British Army2019-09-28
  9. "Big ups big downs"

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    Current Employee - Communication Systems Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at The British Army full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good platform for future employment

    Cons

    Time away. Substandard equipment. Slow to move with the times.

    The British Army2019-10-01
  10. "Serving solider"

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    Current Employee - Electrical Mechanical Engineer in Stafford, England
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    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I Gained valuable life experience

    Cons

    There is To much time away.

    The British Army2019-09-20
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