American Bar Association
3.3 of 5 27 reviews
www.abanet.org Chicago, IL 500 to 999 Employees

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It is awesome and enriching

Country Director (Current Employee)
Lusaka, Lusaka (Zambia)

ProsIt is an international not for profit organisation that works with local CSOs to foster development in resident countries.Being a part of it allows me to help bring change to my country in a big way

ConsQuiet frankly i cant think of any

Advice to Senior ManagementThe approach taken is a good one as it allows locals to drive the process. Keep it up

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    ABA ROLI is a great place to work if you can handle some frustrations.

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    I have been working at American Bar Association


    Pros: - Due to a chaotic administrative structure, there are great opportunities to learn about development work from the ground up. - Junior staff are given… Cons: - Insufficient focus on professional development of staff. - Limited institutional efforts to share knowledge about programs, successes, etc. - Institution… Advice to Senior Management: - More attention should be paid to how the institution… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Flexible to a point

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    I have been working at American Bar Association full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: good work-life balance & benefits, great colleagues, super volunteers. Flexible schedule for those with long commutes or needs to attend to family.… Cons: non-profit level salaries, arcane budgeting process, bureaucracy sometimes overwhelms good people and ideas. sometimes politics between the board/leadership and… Advice to Senior Management: Recognize that a strong bottom line and value of the association is… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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