Get the inside buzz from graduates at Lockheed Martin

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"Ambitious, considerate and motivating."
Culture
8.6 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.6 / 10
 
Hours
8.4 / 10
 
Salary
8.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.1 / 10
 
 
Training
8.1 / 10
 

Pros

  • Graduates work on cutting-edge projects and are eventually able to see many of the results in action.
  • The unique working hours mean that employees get every other Friday off work.
  • Most feel that they have a fair and competitive salary.
  • There’s a strong social atmosphere between graduates both in and out of work.

Cons

  • Some feel that promotions can slow down once they reach the management level.
  • The UK branch is smaller than others so may not be the centre of the company’s focus.
  • Some may find the size of the company intimidating.
  • While it can eventually help with promotions, particularly hard work may not come with many short-term rewards.

What insiders say about...

"Know who you are applying for. As simple as it sounds, candidates must take the time..."

"There is a good office atmosphere as well as social occasions outside of work, especially..."

"I work in Whiteley where the office is a new and really nice place to work. The dress..."

"There's some flexibility but the opening hours of the office somewhat dictate the..."

"There's a good salary throughout the graduate scheme but the firm seems to pay below..."

"Lockheed offers shopping discounts, private medical care, pensions, subsidised gym..."

"I was asked about my CV and experiences and how I had demonstrated leadership in..."

"Lockheed do a lot of volunteering activities such as litter picking and planting..."

"In my experience, line managers are quite accessible. My own leadership team offers..."

"The company is very committed to diversity and inclusion."

"You can move up the lower ranks relatively easily but it can then be quite hard to..."

"My day-to-day role is quite challenging in both a technical and programme context...."

"Every second Friday is given as a day off. This is in addition to annual leave and..."

"Some of the offices could do with an update."

"Lockheed Martin started building planes back in 1909 in a small church in California...."

"The training scheme is amazing for graduates. LM is always willing to invest in us..."

"Structure the graduate scheme from a programme standpoint so that new starters have..."

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