American Cancer Society

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ACS is a great place to work

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Current Employee - Community Manager in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Community Manager in Atlanta, GA

I have been working at American Cancer Society

Pros

Great flexible schedule. Encourages work life balance. There are many opportunities for advancement and they have a great recognition program

Cons

At busy times, there are many night time meetings. There is a lot of information to remember.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the good work. They really encourage you to always do your best. Everyone is very respectful.

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    American Cancer Society is a great place to work!

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    Current Employee - Project Management in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Project Management in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at American Cancer Society

    Pros

    Knowing that at the end of the day -- you are helping those with cancer. Unlike for-profit organizations -- it seems that everyone here is working towards a common goal of eliminating cancer. The benefits package is very generous - 4 weeks of vacation on day one. Management seems concerned about work/life balance and getting time off is not a problem. This company spends time hiring the right people.

    Cons

    Very tight budget -- bad financial times. That said, I believe that they are doing all the right things to ensure that we continue our success with minimal interruption to peoples lives.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you are doing.

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    A Cancer of Disharmony

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    Former Employee - Unknown in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Unknown in Chicago, IL

    I worked at American Cancer Society

    Pros

    The free spirted staff make ACS a great place to work. In addition, knowing that what where you work is doing something great for society is very pleasing. As with many non-profits, your work is not calculated in the amount sales or "numbers' that one can accrue, but the level of commitment one has to one's work.

    Cons

    ACS is full of politics when it comes to hiring and promotions. They don't appreciate their volunteers as a viable human capital. There is little direction in most cases...Just go fourth and do. Do what? Upper - level management are snobs. They look down on the lower level employees. Furthermore they don't care. They're a professional and you're the scrub....Turn-over ratea are waaaay too high. Not communicative at all. Too much staff gossip. No respect at all!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Appreciate your staff and they will make you proud. Reject your staff and they will reject you and the organization. Give more communication. Stop acting so high and mighty. We're people too.

    Disapproves of CEO
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