Barber National Institute
2.7 of 5 7 reviews
www.barberinstitute.org Erie, PA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Program Specialist (Former Employee)
Erie, PA

I worked at Barber National Institute full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat place to work. The best in the business

ConsThe Director level employees tend to micro manage their employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementAllow your middle managers a little bit of flexiblitiy

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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It's just a job, a stepping stone to a real one

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Erie, PA

I have been working at Barber National Institute full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: flexible schedules, free meals, good environment. Love the clients and most group home staff. Pay is… Cons: Management doesn't care about employees. They will tell you something is not allowed or against policy until it's convenient for them to make you do… Advice to Senior Management: BNI is non-profit, Staff understand that. But there are so many staff that have sacrificed and bent over backwards for this company and are never… More

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Loved the consumers, hate the administration.

Substitute Aide (Former Employee)
Erie, PA

I worked at Barber National Institute part-time for less than a year


Pros: What kept me going was that the consumers all wanted to be there and wanted to work with me. I… Cons: The overwhelming sense in the corridors of BNI is one of paranoia, staff and even supervisors always looking over their shoulders to see what the… Advice to Senior Management: Go back to Gertrude Barber's vision, treat staff with respect… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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