American Heart Association

  www.heart.org
  www.heart.org
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TOXIC ENVIRONMENT

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Current Employee - Support Staff in Austin, TX
Current Employee - Support Staff in Austin, TX

I have been working at American Heart Association full-time

Pros

Vacation Time - Time off during Christmas Holidays.

Cons

HR needs to listen to the employees. Decisions need to be made based on right and wrong and someone's title should have anything to do with making a decision.
Managers need to be held accountable for their actions.
Turn over rate is extremely high.
Stressful and toxic environment due to turnover and management style.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Management needs to take a look at the turnover rate and understand that it is not normal to have being coming and going like they have a revolving door. A good environment is free.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    It did not offer all that I wanted it to offer.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA

    I worked at American Heart Association

    Pros

    The best reason to work at American Heart Association is because all of the tasks you are assigned will be extremely easy. The skill-set level you need to do any job there, you learn before high school during candy fundraisers.

    Cons

    The downsides are endless at American Heart Association. Pay is not nearly enough to live happily, even at advanced positions. The tasks are so easy you get bored within the first couple hours. The employees are all, or 99% women who don't practice what the association preaches.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would suggest management actually challenges the employees to practice what they are preaching, as in eating healthy and exercising, so that when they go out fundraising they don't look like hypocrites.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Love the mission, love to advance the cause

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Repeat Vendor in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Repeat Vendor in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at American Heart Association

    Pros

    Great opportunities for meaningful work
    Good people to work with and for
    Team approach, values each person's contributions,
    Once established, teams trust the expertise that vendors can bring to the organization.
    As a vendor, I have a sense of partnership in the mission

    Cons

    Sometimes the "pecking order" is cumbersome
    Follow-through with initiatives- well begun does not equal "done"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The cohesive sense of mission is building better unity. Continue to develop an understanding for each team on how their part fits into the mission.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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