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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at American Cancer Society full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Excellent benefits and paid time off. Depending on your manager, you can expect excellent work/life balance and flexibility.

Cons

Transformation of organization will improve overall, but currently creates some uncertainty amongst employees.

Advice to Management

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Lack of training, lack of support, and unrealistic expectations for first year fundraisers...

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    Former Employee - Community Representative
    Former Employee - Community Representative

    I worked at American Cancer Society full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You meet a lot of really wonderful volunteers.

    Cons

    Where does the money REALLY go?

    Advice to Management

    If you spent less money on kissing people's butts and more money on patient services, the public would be better served.


  2. Helpful (2)

    As a new shop manager, this turned out to be the worst job experience I'v ever had

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    Former Employee - Discovery Shop Manager
    Former Employee - Discovery Shop Manager

    I worked at American Cancer Society full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Salary and benefits were good

    Cons

    unnecessary stress, unrealistic goals, untrained management staff made a hard job impossible

    Advice to Management

    don't promote former store managers to be directors without a LOT of HR training. The way I was treated violated basic decency and the company's own staff code of conduct. I seriously considered suing them and would have if I'd had the money to do so.


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