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It was truly a fantastic experience

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Boy Scouts of America full-time (More than 8 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Good people
Teaches life skills
creates leaders

Cons

As far as I can see there are really no problems worth mentioning if any at all.

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work

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  1. Good company to work for, not sure the right leadership is in place

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Boy Scouts of America

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    This is a great company to work for. Lot's of good benefits and great people to work with.

    Cons

    Not sure the right people are in place in middle management to take the movement to the next level. The current philosophy is to simply promote from within, thereby bringing up the same mindset as what has been in Scouting for the last century.

    Advice to Management

    If Scouting does not find a way to become relevant to the youth of today, then I'm not sure if Scouting will be around for another century. Some of the latest Merit Badges, such as robotics, welding, and the other new ones, are a great start. But, it's time to work to be relevant to the youth of today and I'm not sure middle management is in place to lead that. Need new ideas and fresh thoughts...not the same old thing. Also, listen to the youth in the program and take to heart what they are saying.

  2. Great career path---for a select few.

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    Former Employee - District Executive in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - District Executive in Detroit, MI

    I worked at Boy Scouts of America full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The DE positions offers the opportunity to gain and hone a variety of skills; public speaking, management, event planning, fundraising, etc.

    Cons

    It is extremely difficult to create a stable work/life balance.

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