United States Department Of Defense
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Work happiness
Scores based on about 615 responses to Indeed's survey on work happiness
79
Above average
Work Happiness Score
Above average
Do people feel happy at work most of the time?
82
Purpose
High
Do people feel their work has a clear sense of purpose?
82
Learning
High
Do people feel they often learn something at work?

United States Department Of Defense Careers and Employment

About us
The Department of Defense (DoD, USDOD, or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces. The Department is the largest employer in the world, with – more... nearly 1.3 million active duty servicemen and women as of 2016. Adding to its employees are over 826,000 National Guardsmen and Reservists from the four services, and over 742,000 civilians bringing the total to over 2.8 million employees. It is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C. – less
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What is it like to work at United States Department Of Defense?

4.0
Work/Life Balance
4.3
Compensation/Benefits
4.1
Job Security/Advancement
3.8
Management
4.0
Culture
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What do employees at United States Department Of Defense say about culture and work-life balance?

Slow-paced
Fast-paced
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Relaxed
Competitive
Collaborative
5.0
Good Place to get started in your carrier
Written by System Administrator (Current Employee) from Herndon, VA on March 20, 2019
DoD is a great environment to start your career and get great contacts. DoD staff members can always find work and return to the environment in a different roll if need be.
Pros
Location, Metro, Advancement
Cons
Rather not say
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What jobs are available at United States Department Of Defense?

Top work locations
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Lakewood, WA
5.0
Humphreys, MO
5.0
Linthicum Heights, MD
5.0
Langley AFB, VA
5.0
Leavenworth, KS
Most popular roles
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Chief Information Officer
5.0
Executive Secretary
5.0
Communications Operator
5.0
Material Specialist
5.0
Director of Human Resources

United States Department Of Defense jobs:

What did candidates say about the interview at United States Department Of Defense?

Interview experience
Based on 734 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 721 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 655 interviews
More than one month
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