American Cancer Society

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Former Employee - Speaker in Salt Lake City, UT
Former Employee - Speaker in Salt Lake City, UT

I worked at American Cancer Society full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

It was lots of fun to work with amazing people that try to continue forward and make huge changes in the way people view cancer

Cons

It is a rough time to be in a non profit. Raises never happened and there was a loss of moral toward the end

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Low Pay, Poor Management and a Disappointing Work Environment

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    Former Employee - Cancer Information Specialist in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Cancer Information Specialist in Austin, TX

    I worked at American Cancer Society full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    It was great being with others who desire to make a difference and help those in need.

    Cons

    Absolutely shocking in terms of the negative low level managers who continually criticize employees but rarely do anything to reward them or support them. This is un unprofessional place to work and they make no apologies for anything they do wrong including paycheck errors or anything else.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None - all the fedback which was given from many of my coworkers was blatantly ignored! This company does not seem to care what employees think or need or want. The bucks roll in no matter what so they seem completely uninterested in creating a healthy work environment.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Okay as a started job.

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    Former Employee - Cancer Information Specialist in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Cancer Information Specialist in Austin, TX

    I worked at American Cancer Society full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, good PTO. It's a relaxed atmosphere and you can wear jeans everyday. Can be very rewarding.

    Cons

    Like any call center job, people can be very mean over the phone and you are expected to know everything.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more to the little people and quit trying to reinvent the wheel.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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