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What do you think of BAE Systems?

I've been offered a job defence company BAE Systems but my friends of a more guardian persuasion* think the company are the absolute definition of corruption and capitalist greed. But what defence companies are? i would like your opinions on the company and whether, morally, i shouldn't except ( i have another offer from Rolls Royce. ) * to non-brits, The Guardian is a British liberal left leaning newspaper who don't take kindly to the business practices to the worlds second largest defence company.

Asked By: <><><> - 4/12/2008
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What do YOU feel is the right thing to do.....Don't ask strangers what you should do in life. Vet-USAF
Answered By: NAZGUL - 4/12/2008
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Dont listen to the Guardian, they're all up themselves. Its like a Daily Mail for posh people! BAE systems are fine, my dad use to work from them.
Answered By: foilwrapped2000 - 4/12/2008
 
My dad has worked there for 25 years. He's been helping build the tanks for Americas defense, not out of corruption or greed.
Answered By: punchbass2007 - 4/12/2008
 
You work in the defence industry, does your friend think Marks and Spencer * are going to offer you a rewarding job? Follow your instincts, not those of your friend. * High street chain of clothes stores for confused post menopausal women, normally readers of Daily Mail newspaper.
Answered By: RedSnookerBall - 4/12/2008
 
BAE Systems to be honest have been doing no more than any other Arms company!If my memory serves me correct Swedish Arms manuifactures were alleged to have done some underhand dealing when it came to Arms contracts!On one occasion a French company were favourites for gaining the contract only to be beaten by the Swedes... More
Answered By: robert c - 4/12/2008
 
They are a first class company hugely successful and a world beater in there field, just the sort of company that would get up the nose of Guardian readers
Answered By: SAM - 4/12/2008
 
Well Chris it matters not where or for who you work, as we all work for the same Masters, it's just like a pyramid, with the Elite at the top and us at the bottom, and our labour is for the ones above no matter where you work, so go for it.
Answered By: Apollo - 4/12/2008
 
whats the pay like dude, your working for your family first...
Answered By: openyoureyespeople! - 4/12/2008
 
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