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Reviews for United States Department of the Air Force

Review factors

Feel-Good Factor

Company Culture
3.89
Support from management
3.68
Teamwork
3.95
Freedom to work independently
3.78
Internal Communication
3.55
Office / Work Environment
3.85
Environmental Friendliness
3.88
Work-Life Balance
3.65
Challenging Work
3.98
Inclusive / Diverse
4.07

Career factor

Gender Equality
4.17
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.07
Career Development
3.95
Overall compensation for your work
3.85
Company Image
4.20
Job Security
4.05
Handicapped Accessibility
4.02
Workplace Safety
4.25
Benefits

The following benefits are offered

Flex. working hours in 116 of 397 reviews Parking in 219 of 397 reviews Easy access to public transportation in 45 of 397 reviews Stock or equity options in 22 of 397 reviews 401(k) in 205 of 397 reviews Onsite daycare facility in 99 of 397 reviews Reimbursed daycare in 11 of 397 reviews Ability to work remotely in 68 of 397 reviews Desirable office location in 68 of 397 reviews Tuition assistance in 227 of 397 reviews Paid Parental Leave in 135 of 397 reviews 401(k) Match in 146 of 397 reviews Flexible spending account in 48 of 397 reviews Paid time off in 269 of 397 reviews Healthcare (including vision and dental) in 267 of 397 reviews Relocation allowance in 47 of 397 reviews Life insurance in 251 of 397 reviews

The following perks are offered

On site cafeteria in 140 of 397 reviews Free (company provided) Meals in 69 of 397 reviews Health and wellness programs in 224 of 397 reviews Employee discounts in 138 of 397 reviews Vehicle allowance in 32 of 397 reviews Employee events in 184 of 397 reviews Pet friendly/Pets allowed in 26 of 397 reviews Fitness center on site in 225 of 397 reviews Free Snacks/Drinks in 31 of 397 reviews
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  • 14.Jul 2019
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • The ability to relate to employees at all levels

What I like about the company

Great resources and mentors highly recommend

What I dislike about the company

Ability to send you anywhere in the world at a moments notice

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered
  • Company
    Air Force Retired Officers Community - Washington, D.C.
  • City
    Sterling
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Executive leadership
What is the company culture like at United States Department of the Air Force? Help others make critical decisions by letting them know what it’s like to work here!
  • 17.Jun 2019
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • To provide more flexibility in the hierarchy of leadership

What I like about the company

Getting to know lots of people from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.

What I dislike about the company

The rigidity of the company. Certain rules are unnecessary

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
3.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered 401(k) Match is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Air Force Retired Officers Community - Washington, D.C.
  • City
    Sterling
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Executive leadership

The following perks were offered to me

Free (company provided) Meals is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 28.Apr 2019
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • I would recommend Leadership training, sexual harassment prevention, and more flexible hours.

What I like about the company

Offered tuition assistance and onsite courses for college.

What I dislike about the company

Leadership was inexperienced and biased. Did not listen and treated women unfairly.

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
2.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
2.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
2.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
2.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    US Air Force
  • City
    Great Falls
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Free (company provided) Meals is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 24.Apr 2019
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • The ability to kill the enemy before they kill me.To be aloud to do you job too the best.

What I like about the company

I'm retired nuff said.after 24 years no retirement pay,no medical, no dental.

What I dislike about the company

Long hours. trouble for doing your job.No real medical benefits.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
2.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
2.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
1.00
Workplace Safety
2.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
3.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered Easy access to public transportation is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Desirable office location is offered Tuition assistance is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Unites States Air Force
  • City
    Oklahoma City
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Free (company provided) Meals is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Vehicle allowance is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 22.Apr 2019
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Try to put out info in a more timely manner.

What I like about the company

Sometimes it's just a job, but sometimes it really makes you proud to serve.

What I dislike about the company

A lot of things are very react to contact ish.

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
2.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
3.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Tuition assistance is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    US Army / US Air Force Worldwide
  • City
    Military bases
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Fitness center on site is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • The war fighting culture needs to be brought back.

What I like about the company

I have traveled the world and met many great people.

What I dislike about the company

The amount of bureaucracy slows down decision making.

Company Culture
2.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
2.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    United States Air Force (Kadena AB)
  • City
    Indianapolis
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    C-Suite / Leadership

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 22.Apr 2019
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • A modern approach. The system is set up for 18 year old males.

What I like about the company

The low level employees where sometimes nice.

What I dislike about the company

The organization structure and the lack of accountability amongst leadership

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
1.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
2.00
Workplace Safety
1.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    US Air Force
  • City
    San Angelo
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Fitness center on site is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • Standards and expectations too high. Give more freedoms back that civilians get.

What I like about the company

Good pay and benefits. Meet manny different types of people. Always able to promote with hard work. Get to travel often.

What I dislike about the company

Overly structured at times. Hard to deviate from standards and regulations. Grooming standards outdated.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Onsite daycare facility is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    Air Force
  • City
    Satellite beach
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered Free Snacks/Drinks is offered
  • 21.Apr 2019
  • Employee

Company Culture

Mixed feelings about coworkers and leadership

Suggestions for improvement

  • Better use of funding. Better time management. Better use of man power.

What I like about the company

Supportive. Quality training.

What I dislike about the company

Not always quality leadership

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
2.00
Work-Life Balance
2.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
3.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
2.00
Inclusive / Diverse
3.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Paid time off is offered
  • Company
    AIR FORCE, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE
  • City
    Minneapolis
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 20.Apr 2019
  • Employee

Internal Communication

Daily informational emails

Gender Equality

Same pay for same work

Office / Work Environment

Harsh lights

Environmental Friendliness

I haven't seen any recycling bins

Company Image

Treated with respect

Workplace Safety

Voluntary Protection Program keeps the workplace safe

Challenging Work

Very busy

Suggestions for improvement

  • Ensure employees adhere to established rules and hold them accountable

What I like about the company

I have a service dog that is given a lot of positive attention by the highest leadership (3-star General) at my job

What I dislike about the company

Some employees are too comfortable and slack off because it takes a lot to reprimand and/or terminate employees.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
2.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered 401(k) is offered Onsite daycare facility is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Desirable office location is offered Tuition assistance is offered 401(k) Match is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Air Force
  • City
    Oklahoma City
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered Free Snacks/Drinks is offered