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Helpful (1)

Red cross is by far the best company I have every worked for.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

I have been working at American Red Cross full-time (more than 5 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Communication, helping others, the red cross way

Cons

Non Profit, so if donations are really low for multiple years, raises may be frozen.

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  1. Company Is Inconsistent

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    Former Employee - Biomedical Technician in Birmingham, AL
    Former Employee - Biomedical Technician in Birmingham, AL

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Decent Benefits- Flexible time off- some regions different

    Cons

    This company is on a downward spiral- continious layoffs- no stability- some people have been hired and then laid off months later

    Advice to Management

    Find stability or be honest with your employees that you dont know what the future looks like for this non profit organization

  2. Helpful (2)

    Fulfilling work but limited growth opportunities

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    Current Employee - Communications in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Communications in Washington, DC

    I have been working at American Red Cross full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Work is fulfilling and most of the employees are passionate about what we do
    - A lot of opportunities for hanging out inside and outside of work
    - Cheap gym membership and social sports groups (running, volleyball, softball)
    - Flexible options for telecommuting

    Cons

    - Pay is not great
    - Professional growth is limited unless you want to try new things outside of your job details; you can generally only get promoted if someone above you leaves
    - Meetings (in-person and virtual) clog up a lot of work hours
    - Some departments act like separate organizations

    Advice to Management

    Get more creative with inspiring inter-department collaboration and growth/professional development opportunities to reward innovation.

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