American Red Cross

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A love hate job

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Phlebotomist in Wichita, KS
Former Employee - Phlebotomist in Wichita, KS

I worked at American Red Cross full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Working with donors, decent starting pay, most workers are very caring

Cons

Excessive travel, irregular hours and sleep

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Management needs to deal with issues when it's brought to their attention rather than bury their head in the sand and ignore the problems.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook

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    Red Cross Biomedical - Donor Rep Columbus Ohio

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    Current Employee - Donor Recruitment Representative in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Donor Recruitment Representative in Columbus, OH

    I have been working at American Red Cross full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good opportunity to work for a non profit that runs like a business.

    Cons

    You'd think they cared about the welfare of their own people? But they don't. They expect you to work 60 hours a week, and will dock you for taking a half day or asking for some time off. HR isn't any good. I had sleepless nights worrying and stressing over the job. Not worth my health.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire better management.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Solid mission, bureaucracy and egos gets in the way though

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    Current Employee - Donor Recruitment Representative in Douglasville, GA
    Current Employee - Donor Recruitment Representative in Douglasville, GA

    I have been working at American Red Cross full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    A fantastic cause to work for and it is well instilled through out the company.

    Cons

    Too many unnecessary procedures and unqualified management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take personal relationships out of promotions and reward the value of talent w/in the company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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