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A great national brand to work for in a life-saving field, tempered by fragmented and variable local efforts

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Former Employee - Special Events  in  Cedar Knolls, NJ (US)
Former Employee - Special Events in Cedar Knolls, NJ (US)

I worked at American Cancer Society full-time

Pros

-Great starting salary, comprehensive benefits, and development programs, employees discounts
-Working with local communities to provide services to those in need
-A very involved, feel-good line of work

Cons

-Deceptively "transformational", many progressive and creative improvements company-wide are inflated
-Workplace environment drastically different between regions
-Very narrow ladder of advancement, whoever hangs around the longest can expect to advance

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Listen to your own calls for "transformation" and allow a 100yr old behemoth move into the 21st century.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Heart and Soul Work

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    Former Employee - Community Relations Intern  in  Green Bay, WI (US)
    Former Employee - Community Relations Intern in Green Bay, WI (US)

    I worked at American Cancer Society as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing cause
    Great staff
    Rewarding
    Community Involvement

    Cons

    Little opportunity for growth opportunity

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at American Cancer Society full-time

    Pros

    A lot of work from the ranks.

    Cons

    A lot of change in structure.

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