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not that great

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomfield, NJ
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomfield, NJ

I have been working at Addus Healthcare

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Close to home and benefits package is ok.

Cons

Management is incompetent. Corporate office is so blind and people there do not know what is going on the branches. No communication with staff. Don't appriciate staff efforts and role. No salary increases.

Advice to Management

Get a new director

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  1. Great Job!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Home Care Liaison Nurse in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Home Care Liaison Nurse in Las Vegas, NV

    I have been working at Addus Healthcare

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Management support.
    Company Size.
    Benefits
    Salary

    Cons

    Smaller Home Care Agency in Las Vegas
    Tons of reports and paperwork
    Micromanagement

    Advice to Management

    None, I'm too new.


  2. Helpful (1)

    For a public company, the lack of resources (and understanding) is astounding (In-Home care business).

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Agency Director
    Current Employee - Agency Director

    I have been working at Addus Healthcare full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Addus is truly for those who wish to "help" those in need of care.

    Cons

    This is much more of a quota driven sales job than one would be led to believe. Unfortuantely, the company does not offer any formalized sales training and the branches are left to figure out the market on their own with general tips and advice from Chicago HQ, where the presence and mechanisms are much different. A C-Level leader explained to a group of agency directors (during orientation) that "there was no place to go from this job"; a disheartening statement, at BEST. Salary, matches this sad expectation, and the workload placed on the branches (given the sales goals) is unrealistic. In addition, the benefits package leaves a lot to be desired and the medical benefit is very expensive (which is somewhat ironic). The organization, although (recently) public, operates like a "Mom & Pop" entity. If you are a "professional", I would look elsewhere to advance your career; be it in healthcare or otherwise.

    Advice to Management

    The founder of the company is no longer the best person to run this company. You are a smaller entitity versus your competitors (Gentiva and Amedysis) and given that you are a public entity now, you have to start behaving like one (i.e. Strategic market planning, resource development and more of a formalized approach to your hires at the regional director level and above). If you wish to become more of a sales driven company, then start training the individuals that will be on the front line selling and making business calls. To anyone with some savvy, it appears as though the CEO was looking to "get rich" by taking the company public (before it was ready) and is now just trying to figure out how to maintain this wealth until it is time for him to step down, thus leaving him in the pseudo position of many a multi-millionaire or billionaire before him.


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