Recruiting and Retention First Line Leader (Current Employee), San Diego, CA – January 17, 2014
Pros: saved on wardrobe costs
Cons: no cons!
Every day brought new challenges and new opportunities to overcome obstacles in a job that mattered! Gained above average critical thinking, time management and communication skills as well as being coached – more... and mentored by proven results based leadership that I could trust. Fantastic leadership, peers and subordinates working collectively to accomplish the mission. The hardest part of the day was turning the switch to off and maintaining a work/life balance and the best, the most enjoyable was knowing that I was serving my nation. – less
A workplace with strong culture and drive to improve
Signal System Support Specialist (Current Employee), Reno, NV – July 2, 2015
The Army National Guard is very interesting and overall great place to be. Enlisted soldiers are pushed by senior enlisted as well as the officers to pursue careers as well as a military career. The military is not fond of people staying stagnant. Always moving forward.
Human Resource Specialist (Current Employee), Peoria, IL – July 1, 2015
Pros: Great people
My job as a Human Resource Specialist has been second to none. It has taught me to think on feet and be prepared for anything at anytime. I love being able to help others and work side by side with different people from all over the world.
Pros: You gain friendships and loads of experience on life
Cons: No cons
I had no regrets joining the army national guard. The benefits were great and I was able to create a bond with people who I've never met. I learned a lot while serving with the national guard and I truly miss my brother's in arms.
Tough but learning tool and sense of accomplishment.
Military Intelligence Analyst (Current Employee), New Haven, CT – June 30, 2015
we break down enemy capabilities and through terrain conditions and capabilities of the enemy we create course of action the enemy will take to be successful of their mission. later briefing Army personnel on said course of action and any other important intelligence.
Productive employment with opportunity to develop many skills
91F Small Arms/Artillery Repairer (Current Employee), Red House, WV – June 29, 2015
Challenging job with lots of opportunity to gain leadership skills as well as excellent teamwork skills. Provides opportunity to engage and help the public during times of crisis. Excellent job to learn – more... multi-tasking and the ability to handle unexpected circumstances that require adjustment of plans. Opportunities to provide guidance and mentor junior personell as well as learn from upper level personell. – less
As a Budget Analyst I was given the opportunity to get a better understanding of the financial side of supporting company tasks/obligations with personnel and tangible resources(i.e. vehicles, meals, lodging,etc) – more... I became proficient in validating unit requests in accordance with established annual financial budget guidance and military financial regulations. I worked personally with unit reps as well as individual soldiers when issues arose. – less
I have been in the Guard for 12 years and regret none of it. It is challenging but the reward is great. I have been on two deployments overseas with the guard and gained a ton of benefits that help my family every day
Supply Specialist/Logistics/Transportation (Current Employee), Douglas and Tucson, AZ – June 29, 2015
Pros: Knowledge building and culture introduction
Cons: Time away from family and constant on the spot changes
a typical day with the national guard is working on military trucks and driving them. The job held there also consist of supply inventories and/or supply ordering/receiving. You learn team building, communication – more... as well as management skills. The co-workers are well rounded and all have a variety of experience to share with each other for growing purposes. Learning from the senior staff and advancing with more knowledge daily is the most enjoyable part of this job. – less
Great Teamwork oriented environment, expert vital skills training
Network Switch Operator (Former Employee), Los Alamitos, CA – June 28, 2015
You can gain experience from experts in your current field of choice. You can learn life saving techniques that can be used in every day life. You can gain a career long experience of working with or – more... leading a professional team in many environments. As well as training and experience working with any type of equipment, or working in any environment that has to do with your current choice in line of work, as well as working to support those who are in your current line of work. The most enjoyable parts are working with other like minded individuals to accomplish a task. Being lead by professional leaders and managers who seek to ensure that everyone's task leads to the fulfillment of great accomplishments. The hardest part is the downtime, of waiting till you are needed, or traveling to your destination so that you can work in your chosen field. – less