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great fun
Soldier (Former Employee), Catterick Garrison, ENGMay 9, 2014
Great way of life and would highly recommend signing up!
Have to be very fit tho.
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Second Family
Military (Former Employee), Portsmouth, ENGMay 6, 2014
Pros: great friends who are now my extended family
Cons: war!! i know this is why we join the military but still my biggest con
Loved everything about the army and wish I hadn't left. Met a great bunch of guys/girls who I class as my extended family, I'll never meet friends like them again. Most of the time you spend your time laughing whilst at the same time acting very professional.
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teamwork, fun,good, oppurtunities
Sergeant (Former Employee), Larkhill wiltshireApril 14, 2014
enjoyed a good 22 years in the Royal Artillery,thoroughly recommended
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Army Life
Regimental Catering Warrant Officer (Former Employee), Cyprus Station, ENGApril 1, 2014
Pros: good team
Cons: long uncertain hours
Great lifestyle with pros and cons. Enjoyed all aspects of the life in the Army.
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nice surrodings and peaceful workplace
Trainee Guardsman (Former Employee), Catterick Garrison, ENGFebruary 7, 2014
Pros: quiet surrondings
Cons: no security shelter
loved doing this job as it was helping me get my license and was a good company to work for
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soldier (Former Employee), edinburghJanuary 23, 2014
best time of life made me better person in my self i enjoyed everyday .
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Secure Environment with high pressure
IT SECURITY Engineer (Current Employee), Abu Dhabi, AZJanuary 19, 2014
Got best training for security and Network side
Studied a lot about hacking
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fun and hard working
private (Former Employee), harrogateJanuary 13, 2014
taught to work on my own initiative ,working as a team, being able to give and take any task at hand safety not only to myself but to others
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fun place to work
Line Manager (Former Employee), Aldershot, ENGJanuary 5, 2014
Pros: free accommadation
Cons: long hours
many of good days travel well get looked after, learn something new everyday, most enjoyable moment of my career, Afghan Iraq
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good lifestyle, life skills learnt
Soldier (Current Employee), Catterick Garrison, ENGDecember 29, 2013
Pros: keeping fit
Cons: 24 hour guard
my typical day at work would be keeping very fit and training for warfare, early starts and time keeping is essential. Typical daily administration handling kit and equipment of high value and danger. listening to, understanding and completing every task witch is given to me. I learned key life skills such as time keeping personal administration discipline – more... maths English and it qualifications the hardest part of the job is having served in Afghanistan and the most enjoyable part is the friends you make and you get to travel the world. – less
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i am leaving the Army as i want to try something new
Lance Corporal (Current Employee), wilkshire TidworthDecember 23, 2013
Pros: i have breakfast, lunch and dinner at work
Cons: my average hours at work are 7 am untill half 5pm
I am currently leaving the Army and want to work in a Gym or work in the gym on a cruise ship or as a bar tender. I control 100 + in the gym in the British Army .my hardest part of my job was being in Afghanistan and my most enjoyable part was Afghanistan and being able to control 100 + men. I have learnt how to be a team leader, to respect for others – more... and how to co-operate with others. – less
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It was very nice to work at the Armed Forces station
marine engeneer, plant fitter (Former Employee), Cyprus Station, ENGDecember 21, 2013
I have met Lots of people improved my skills and have had lots of experience. I have been sent on cources.I can control people and the job layout. By this way i learnt to talk in greek also. Now I know 3 languages English, Turkish, Greek
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loved it the most
Postal and courier operator (Former Employee), Motherwell, SCTDecember 3, 2013
Pros: great place for working as a team
Cons: wish i didn, t get medically disscharged
would be great to still be there, it was what i always wanted to do. didnt work out but learned a lot to help me later in life.
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never the same day routine
Army (Former Employee), Tidworth ED, ENGNovember 28, 2013
Pros: good people and friends
Cons: long hours
A good place to work, meet a good bunch of people and get qualifid in many different thing.
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school work experience.
work experience (Former Employee), ENGOctober 29, 2013
Pros: my friends were with me.
Cons: realised the army is not for me..
i enjoyed learning about the army..and everything they do.
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Most secure and rewarding job.
Driver / Lance Corporal (Former Employee), UKOctober 27, 2013
Each day was different and challenging. I learned to be part of a team and to take control of all types of situations. Working with all types of people from all different types of backgrounds. The most hardest part of being a Soldier was when travelling to different countries to get the message across that we were there to help not to cause trouble. – more... i enjoyed all aspects of the job including working part of a team. – less
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hard working yet enjoyable
driver/communicatin specialist (Former Employee), Basingstoke, ENGOctober 25, 2013
working in the stores department meant that i had to make sure that all my stock was neat and tidy and easily accessed. i have learned how to manage stock correctly and customer service.
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Army
Various (Former Employee), VariousOctober 17, 2013
Pros: security of a job.
Cons: separation.
I joined the Army as a very immature 16 year old in 1975. In those days Junior Soldiers trained for 18 months before being posted to their parent units. For the next 31 years I travelled all over the world as indicated in my CV seeing many cultures and indeed learning from them. In time I moved through the ranks becoming a Warrant Officer.
In a military – more... environment everyday is different, presenting different challenges particularly when one is in an operational role. The most important part of this environment is team work and having those whom you are responsible trusting you. That trust is gained from good man management skills; letting your people know you are in charge but you are not a tyrant and you can be approached whenever they feel there is a problem be it personal or work related.
I would say the worst part of the job was the many months of separation from families but the enjoyable part was coming home. Indeed when based in a 'peace-time' role there are many opportunities to go on courses either to benefit your career of more of recreational based ones such as adventure training. – less
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A typical
Infantry Soldier (Former Employee), LondonSeptember 24, 2013
Pros: life skills
Cons: can be physically draining at times
I joined the armed forces as an infantry soldier and would have to say that I learnt a lot of my life values from working here. It was an enjoyable role and allowed me to mature at a young age. I had to learn life skills, team work, management, and general infantry skills.
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The armed forces are excellent
Soldier records clerk (Former Employee), Abu DhabiSeptember 21, 2013
The armed forces are considered excellent for the citizens of non-citizens they are excellent for experts I've heard the work of the armed forces during the 3 years and benefited greatly for me was the basis on which it was built functional skills I have learned a lot of them