American Red Cross
3.0 of 5 595 reviews
www.redcross.org Washington, DC 5000+ Employees

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The best of times, the worst of times.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsThe delivery of services during a disaster event is outstanding as is the dedication of personnel.

ConsMany times bureaucratic processes get in the way of service delivery.

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't lose sight of the mission and purpose of the organization.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    An adventure every day with purpose and meaning.

    Mid-Level Manager (Current Employee)

    I have been working at American Red Cross full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Surrounded by great diversity in every sense, humanitarian professionals both paid and volunteer and high expectations in every aspect. Personal integrity, perseverence… Cons: No longer has retirement system for incoming staff. Cumbersome upper-level management hierarchy, especially in the field locations. While improvements… Advice to Senior Management: Internally - communicate, communicate, communicate, especially in times of change. Externally - communicate, communicate, communicate. There are great PSAs for non-profits out there but I… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Philanthropic Deception, abuse of power and brand.

    Donor Recruitment Representative, Account Manager (Former Employee)

    I worked at American Red Cross full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Few good sales and recruitment trainings. Red Cross is a recognizable name, good networking opportunity. Looks like a… Cons: Management is completely out of touch. When employees bring up issues the response is "deal with it," and no action is taken to see if… Advice to Senior Management: Restructure everything. Train managers. Give everyone diversity/sexual harassment training. Hire… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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