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Overall very positive

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  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - PHSS Intern
Current Employee - PHSS Intern

I have been working at American Red Cross as an intern (more than an year)

Pros

The mission of the Red Cross is truly inspiring and it makes the organization a wonderful organization to work for.

Cons

Outdated equipment and technology make it harder for employees to do their jobs and decreases efficiency. In addition, lower salaries discourage the most talented and qualified professionals.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    A love hate job

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    Former Employee - Phlebotomist in Wichita, KS (US)
    Former Employee - Phlebotomist in Wichita, KS (US)

    I worked at American Red Cross full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Working with donors, decent starting pay, most workers are very caring

    Cons

    Excessive travel, irregular hours and sleep

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management needs to deal with issues when it's brought to their attention rather than bury their head in the sand and ignore the problems.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    Great Mission but Horrible Management!

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Madison, WI (US)
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Madison, WI (US)

    I have been working at American Red Cross full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The American Red Cross has a wonderful mission and their branding is known around the world. PTO policy is the only positive employee benefit.

    Cons

    While recognized as a humanitarian organization, they treat their employees horribly. This organization strips you of your work ethic and degrades your skills. Very wasteful of the resources they have and not open to very simple changes to improve. A very negative and dysfunctional environment to work in. A revolving door and most of those going out are key talent that management should strive to retain. Poor health benefits; horrible management who are unable to effectively lead - a total disappointment as an employer.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A good manager always hires the best and brightest. The management at ARC isn't the brightest at the top so they continually hire dumb and dumber all the way down the management chain. Appreciate the employees who are busy doing the work and carrying out the mission for they are your number one asset.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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