Jobs for the Future

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I felt very respected by the staff.

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Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

I worked at Jobs for the Future as an intern

Pros

People seemed to like each other and there was a strong sense of mission.

Cons

It was an intense environment and people worked very hard.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Jobs for the Limited Future

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    Former Employee - Program Director in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Program Director in Boston, MA

    I worked at Jobs for the Future full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good salaries
    Ability to travel all of the US
    Most people knowledgeable about their work
    The mission

    Cons

    The senior management
    Poor career pathways
    Top-heavy salary and management structure
    Extremely disorganized as an organization
    Did I mention senior management?

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop handsomely rewarding yourselves for a job that is not done. Not meeting the requirements of funders and stakeholders and not taking responsibility at the senior level is unacceptable. Stop terminating lower-level employees and take a look in the mirror if you want to know why the organization is failing. Finally, quit gifting yourselves with 5-figure bonuses. . Que diablo!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Poor use of resources and poor management

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jobs for the Future

    Pros

    Flexible schedules, good benefits, good pay, good mission

    Cons

    Does not use funds well--senior management is in some cases very poor. People are promoted to management positions without having any human management experience, just project management. As a result, there are some really bad mangers who cannot work with other people, and no work is done to correct or develop these people as managers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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