BAE Systems
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say women are treated fairly
and equally to men


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Lady Hyacinth

As with most organizations, advancement beyond middle management ranks is more difficult here for women than for men. While there is strong emphasis on ethical conduct, there is an almost astounding lack of awareness about how skewed the assessment of potential and performance is toward men. The company's flexible work arrangements are very good but still in many pockets one is viewed as uncommitted if actually leveraging them, and there are the usual concerns about impact on advancement opportunity. Maternity leave appears to be well-accommodated but re-entry is not always the easiest. Benefits overall are good, colleagues well-meaning and good people, and I've been impressed with everyone's dedication to whatever part they play in the company's mission. Women in leadership roles...there are a few, and the company seems committed to improving their demographics.

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Senior Project Control Analyst

I work in one particular site in the UK which is historically very male orientated, but think this is better at other sites.

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Lady LadyLady123

Technology Solutions

BAE has worked hard over the last 5 years to improve the environment for women, and has made progress. However, it is still a place where women are in the minority, and where unconscious, and sometime conscious, bias rules. Participants at the unconscious bias training mandated for managers that I attended very explicitly stated that they didn't believe in the concept, and thought that it was simply a way to encourage quotas. In coaching sessions, women are encouraged to tolerate "top gun" behavior by a small number colleagues - because those are the "high energy" people that have management's ear. On the flip side, most colleagues are smart, and friendly once you get to know them.

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How do women feel about working at BAE Systems? 11% think they are treated fairly and equally to men. 17% would recommend BAE Systems to other women, and women have a job satisfaction rating of 2.3 out of 5. What are the benefits at BAE Systems? BAE Systems offers 12 weeks of paid maternity leave, 20 weeks of unpaid maternity leave, healthcare, flextime, 401-k matching. These benefits are based on tips anonymously submitted by BAE Systems employees.

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