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Transformation ruining a great thing...

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at American Cancer Society full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Great mission. Working towards something meaningful.

Cons

Disappointed with the treatment of employees through transformation.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be more transparent and offer employees the advancement you have promised.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    A really tough environment to work in

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at American Cancer Society full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great mission and potential for excellence. Hardworking staff dedicated to making a difference in cancer prevention, research, and treatment.

    Cons

    Very dysfunctional bureaucracy that prevents the organization from delivering on its mission and helping patients. No professional development opportunities for younger, mid-level staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Retain young talent by rewarding hard work and dedication.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Calm and friendly working atmosphere

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing and Communications Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Marketing and Communications Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at American Cancer Society as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    You like what you do because it helps thousands of people

    You can be creative

    Great work environment

    My boss was very appreciative of me

    Cons

    Work was sometimes tedious and uninteresting

    I was not given compensation

    Some of the marketing tactics were out-dated

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire younger people with more new media expertise

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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