American Red Cross

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Fantastic mission -- but a constant churn of lay-offs and re-structuring without addressing core managment issues

International Services (Former Employee) Washington, DC

ProsFantastic colleagues who are focused and mission oriented

ConsThe organization rarely developed its own talent for promotion. Very disheartening to see colleagues laid-off after 18 years of service.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

American Red Cross Talent Acquisition Program Associate responded to this review

May 20, 2014

Thank you for your feedback; we agree that our employees are fantastic and dedicated to our mission. Our recent restructuring was in response to the rapidly changing biomedical industry; the Red ... More
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    Humanitarian mission of protecting and saving lives

    Senior Program Associate (Former Employee) Washington, DC

    I worked at American Red Cross full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Mission-focused organization that is both local, national and international. Fundamental principles that drive and guide the work of the organization that include humanity, impartiality, neutrality… Cons: Some people are not passionate and committed to the mission of the organization. There are many people who are in management positions that are not… Advice to Senior Management: Suggest paying attention to your managers, making sure they have the skills, tools and management style to be an… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great People

    Quality (Former Employee) Washington, DC

    I worked at American Red Cross full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: The mission and the people who work here. Cons: Instability, constant cuts in staffing Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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