Oxfam America

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Oxfam America Reviews

Updated Mar 10, 2014

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3.9 15 reviews

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    Oxfam is a great place to work at

    I Rather Not Say (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsOxfam is a progressive organization with a mission for social justice.

    ConsAs flat an organization as it claims to be, it is too hierarchical and bureaucratic.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMost managers need serious management training.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    An exhilerating roller coaster ride

    Program Policy Advisor (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsThe staff is incredibly smart, talented and passionate about the mission of the organization. We manage to climb very high mountains despite the challenges, external and internal.

    ConsSenior management is out of touch and out of date. People are afraid to challenge leadership publicly because they (the staff) care so much about Oxfam and don't want to cause harm.

    Advice to Senior ManagementUpper management team has reached a tipping point and needs a refresh.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A great place to learn and make friends for life.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat people to work with, and a great mission to support

    ConsWide gap in compensation between Managment and Staff

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe more generous to Staff

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    Exposure to fast - paced enviroment with highly educated employees

    Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsCreating change with crisis across the globe

    Consburacratic enviroment - harder to be recogonize for accomplishments

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    Good short-term campaigning experience

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsPassionate and highly educated colleagues, wonderful mission to serve justice to the world's poor.

    ConsDifficult career mobility, lack of transparency and hard to grow out of certain roles.

    Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in management courses and coaching...

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