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The Association seems to have lost its way

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Washington, DC

ProsThere are a lot of talented, dedicated employees here, and good resources. AARP is a well-known and mostly trusted brand.

ConsUpper management is uninspiring and doesn't seem to know what it's doing. Huge resources are often committed to projects that never fulfill expectations. The much-touted One AARP is not happening internally; each big division seems to go its own way. And externally the AARP brand is still a multiplicity of identities, only a few of which really resonate with members.

Advice to Senior ManagementInspire more, lead more, cooperate more.

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    Running around doing nothing.

    Project Manager (Former Employee) Washington, DC

    I worked at AARP


    Pros: The benefits package is comparable to other large organizations. … Cons: Managers do not seem to know anything about the jobs their staff's do. Raises and promotions are given out to people that are friends… Advice to Senior Management: Stop being paranoid if a person under you is doing good work. Promote people… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Direction unclear, managers often lack management skills

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Washington, DC

    I have been working at AARP


    Pros: There are many great employees here who do excellent work… Cons: managers who aren't proactive, don't contribute to professional development of their team,… More
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