Red Cross
3.0 of 5 513 reviews
www.redcross.org Washington, DC 5000+ Employees

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Hearts are in the right place, but poorly managed.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Red Cross as a contractor for less than a year

ProsYou can really make a difference and everyone is very friendly. You'll find people who really care about making a difference in their community, and it's a good networking opportunity. You'll know your job makes a difference.

ConsThe Red Cross is bleeding money, and is attempting to fix the problem in all the wrong ways. They recently laid off all of their instructors so they could hire *some* of them back as part-time workers without benefits.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen more to your employees. Figure out new ways of money management that don't involve axing your primary money makers. Don't overload people and wonder why things aren't getting done. Focus on your industry-service!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Los Angeles, CA (US)

I worked at Red Cross part-time for more than a year


Pros: You get to work in impoverished neighborhoods and help people… Cons: it's a high risk and low reward type of environment with… Advice to Senior Management: Step up. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Upper Management lacking

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Dedham, MA (US)

I have been working at Red Cross full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Co-workers are dedicated and hard working Support the mission of providing… Cons: workload is inequitable managers are poorly selected and have no managerial… Advice to Senior Management: Be more pro-active and less re-active. start at the top and… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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