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Great mission, great people.

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Former Employee - Director in Arlington, VA
Former Employee - Director in Arlington, VA

I worked at PBS full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

The mission and the people. Better than average benefits.

Cons

Limited career path, below average salary.

Advice to Management

Don't loose focus that company is a membership organization whose purpose is to serve the member stations.

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    Run the other direction

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    Former Employee - Interaction Designer in Alexandria, VA
    Former Employee - Interaction Designer in Alexandria, VA

    I worked at PBS full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    If you're f/t contract, you should do fine (great pay, many great people, and you can easily move on when you've had enough).

    Cons

    Some of the people were not so sane, incl my boss. Pay is terrible if you're a regular f/t employee.

    Advice to Management

    Be more aware of how your directors are leading departments. If you want stellar professionals -- and esp stellar professionals at non-profit salaries -- you have to provide a stellar and truly professional work environment. Else you will lose every one of us that signed on with you because we were idealistic and optimistic about the mission of PBS.


  2. The good fight

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PBS

    Pros

    working for the most trusted network, high level of community involvement

    Cons

    good projects get sidelined due to recent budget cuts

    Advice to Management

    take chances on riskier projects


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