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It's ran like a for-profit corporation, I feel deceived.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at American Heart Association

Pros

The people on working in Health Strategies are amazing and implement some really great community programs. Competitive salary, in the non-profit world.

Cons

It's all about the "bottom line" and will use guilt or "any means necessary" to get there. It's not about the mission. High turnover. Shady practices that are never officially put into writing, like the best practices, but are praised if it contributes to the bottom line.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Asking questions is not management, provide solutions. Just because it works on paper does not mean it will work in the real world.

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    CPR Saves Lives!

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    Current Employee - National Account Manager
    Current Employee - National Account Manager

    I have been working at American Heart Association

    Pros

    Great mission to save lives. Educating in CPR and saving lives. Can't say enough. Passionate place to work. Celebrates everyone for all walks of life, open to diversity of cultures and backgrounds.

    Cons

    There is NO movement within the field sales ranks. Some peers have been in role for over 10 years. This causes turnover of talented people who feel under appreciated and un wanted. There is NO DIVERSITY AT ALL in senior managment positons or Corporate. NONE!

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    Great place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at American Heart Association

    Pros

    Very meaningful mission
    Good benefits
    Management strives to keep AHA relevant and progressive and focused on obtaining the mission
    Dedicated staff

    Cons

    Upper management needs to take a stand that every program idea is not worth investing staff time and donor dollars in. We dont want to waste a single dollar on ideas that don't move AHA toward the mission. Staff end up working on efforts that don't give results over and over again. It gets disheartening.
    Its a non profit. Don't expect to get rich working at AHA. If money is your driver, work somewhere else.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hold sr execs responsible for projects that don't pay off for AHA over and over again. Any dollar spent should be judged by the question: will this reduce cardiovascular disease or stroke and by how much.

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