Aegis Living

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Aegis Living Reviews

Updated Jul 21, 2014
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4.6 90 reviews

94% Approve of the CEO

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Dwayne Clark

(83 ratings)

91% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Aegis is made up of a family of co-workers making life better for each other, residents and families(in 7 reviews)

  • It truly is an employee first company in every way(in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • It's a lot of responsibility to provide the best care and service for seniors which requires having enough employees to give their 100% every day(in 5 reviews)

  • Best company around, there are no cons(in 5 reviews)

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    A great community full of wonderful employers and employees!

    Maintenance (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

    ProsAll the employees are kind and curious. The managers and other head staff are understanding and try their best to work for you. There are many rewards the staff can enjoy, they tend to come through little things like free soda everyday or a granted day off to help your family; this is extremely rewarding compared to a one and done celebratory party. (Although they do those too)

    ConsIf you lack social skills it can be hard to interact with the employees and residents. You have to be able to organize and manage / prioritize your work because the days can sometimes defy the best schedules.

    Advice to Senior ManagementYou all have been doing great, you've taken suggestions into account and have provided great incentives to us employees.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Excellent company to work for!

    General Manager (Current Employee) Carmichael, CA

    ProsThe support from the home office is amazing. We are surrounded by wonderful talent, in beautiful communities. We are encouraged to be innovative and grow in our positions. I cannot imagine a better place to work.

    ConsThe only downfall to this type of work is growing close to our residents and then losing them. Although this is a part of life, it doesn't make it any easier.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep on doing what you are doing!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Fantastic Company to work for.

    Marketing Director (Current Employee) Bothell, WA

    ProsAegis Living is an employee first company that believes that if employees are happy and given the best environment to work in with great pay and benefits, they will in turn give the best care to the Aegis Living Residents.
    The company offers fabulous training and many opportunities for advancement.

    ConsThere are no Cons. The company continues to be innovative in providing the best in the Senior Housing Industry.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the great work!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    No Comment (Current Employee) Aptos, CA

    ProsExcellent company culture. Supportive management. Flexibility and promotional opportunities.

    ConsBest company around, there are no cons.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the excellent work!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Very Rewarding

    Health Services Director (Current Employee) Aptos, CA

    ProsAegis hires people who have a passion for service to the elderly. We work together as a team and really show interest and concern for our employees. This also is felt and seen at the corporate level.

    ConsI have found none. I continue to feel supported and appreciated for the work that I do. Our home office is open and transparent.

    Advice to Senior ManagementJust continue to support and acknowledge all of the employees as you have been doing all along.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Excellence in assisted-living care that also translates to excellent employees.

    Public Relations Director (Current Employee) Redmond, WA

    ProsWhen I first began, the people here welcomed me with a special sign on my office window and immediately I felt like I was part of the team! It's a true family here and the people are absolutely wonderful!

    ConsIt's a challenging industry but by working hard and generating results, what a rewarding experience.

    Advice to Senior ManagementOne of the best things about management and I encourage them to continue it, are the "stand-up" meetings on Mondays where we go through the CEO's positive messages and personal responsibilities etc. Excellent motivator to begin the week!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Marketing Director (Current Employee)

    ProsThis is a company that welcomes people who like to lead. They are super entrepreneurial and welcome ideas from all staff members no matter what your position. The people we serve are amazing people and we try to make each day special for them. I balance work and family with kids and have found the management flexible and accommodating. It's hard to put a dollar value on that. Salary is competitive though with others. I had another offer and took Aegis because it was better and I got a great vibe from my tour and interviews.

    ConsI don't think that most people give this industry a look because they stereotype. Aegis is not a company that people should stereotype.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWould love to see more interns so that we can get young people interested in this industry. We all know the impact of the baby boomers and the "silver tsunami" that's headed our way. Young people can learn a lot and give a lot.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A dream caree

    Director of Marketing (Current Employee) Bothell, WA

    ProsAegis living is an employee first company which offers all of its employees an amazing and challenging work environment with excellent benefits and wages, opportunity for advancement and the opportunity to grow a career in a rewarding and positive industry.

    ConsThere are no downsides with Aegis!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Excellent and rewarding work environment

    (Current Employee) Redmond, WA

    ProsTruly outstanding company culture from top to bottom, very focused on providing care and conscious of it's mission. While Aegis is run with a very healthy focus on the bottom line and the health of the business, there is a pervasive sense of what and who the work we do is truly for. This can be a tough industry to work in, with a lot of conflicting motivations, but Aegis navigates these potential conflicts of interest between care and profit very well, because the management and ownership continually expresses and lives the values of the company.

    Cultural fit in new hires is a big deal here and I think that goes a long way toward keeping the place so positive and friendly. Easily the most positive work culture I have ever been involved with.

    ConsSome frustrations with unrealistic expectations, having eyes bigger than our pocketbooks.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to reinforce the cultural aspects of working at Aegis. This is truly a differentiator and can't be allowed to decay over time. Understand the benefits of keeping the culture alive outweigh the costs.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    The best job I ever had that isn't a job at all. It is giving and receiving, every minute of the day. I'm blessed.

    Marketing Concierge (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

    ProsResidents, families and team mates make up the fabric of my work life. Each one as giving as the next.

    ConsCan't take the residents home with me!!!

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep being the down to earth people you are. You make everyone feel like they fit in and are important.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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