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do not accept a job with this company!

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kanab, UT
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kanab, UT

I have been working at Best Friends Animal Society full-time (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Doesn't Recommend
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Pros

chance to work with animal rescue, beautiful place to live

Cons

very stressful, management by fear, incompetence, NO job security

Advice to Management

listen to the experts that you have hired - these people have given up a LOT to come work for you and want to make this company successful - they know what they are talking about but if they disagree with you, you FIRE them - this is NOT right! Stop trying to intimidate your employees by firing thier friends as an 'example'. Firing 20 or 30 people every year is not the way to grow a respected company. Best Friends has a TERRIBLE reputation in Kanab. Don't you care?

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  1. Helpful (14)

    Unprofessional onboarding

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    Former Employee - Employee Relation Manager in Kanab, UT
    Former Employee - Employee Relation Manager in Kanab, UT

    I worked at Best Friends Animal Society

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Commitment ro animal welfare Kanab is a beautiful part of country fair salary

    Cons

    Very insular community Very insular work environment. Employement , compensation and ER practices are not in line with best pracice of fairness and equity. Company incurs many employee compaints and EEO claims yet is not open to change.

    Advice to Management

    Senior management needs to be more integrated with seasoned professionals with strong business acumen.


  2. Helpful (15)

    Horrible environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Best Friends Animal Society (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Working with/for animals THAT'S IT

    Cons

    Unfortunately lots of the rumors are true and then some. Best Friends is almost cult like. Once you speak up or say anything management or founders disagree with whether it be for the benefit of the animals or otherwise you are somewhat "black listed". Working in this environment is a daily soap opera far from the friendly facade they try to portray. Favorites are definitely played I'll refer to them as the groupies who regardless of what best friends does these few employees will go along with everything & anything so they basically get "rewarded" so to speak for immoral behavior which would not be tolerated at any other large organization. These employees know they can get away with doing things you wouldn't even imagine thus resulting in unhappy employees who see the injustice of the situation. I know many animal lovers who would love to work for best friends but trust me when I tell you it's not worth leaving your current job. Do some research and you'll discover the horrors that is best friends.

    Advice to Management

    Work for the animals not your egos.


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