Planned Parenthood

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Very political, inside and out

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

I worked at Planned Parenthood

Pros

Good fringe benefits (flexible schedules, health insurance, time off). Allows you to serve a population in need. Many people feel very good about working there and serving the patients.

Cons

Political challenges are always abound, from the outside (protesters, government funding cuts, anti-abortion bills, etc) and inside (you need to work with a lot of people to get things done...lots of decision by committee There is little "coloring outside the lines"). Every year there are budget issues due to government funding so you're always wondering if this year is the year of more staffing cuts, budget cuts, etc.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Line level staff do not have much confidence in executive leadership's ability to succeed. Working on conveying competence and showing knowledge would help people think they know something. At this point it just seems like they delegate everything to the managers.

Doesn't Recommend

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great misssion, hard work, no payoff

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Planned Parenthood

    Pros

    The missions is important and most people are really driven by that and that is something that kept us motivated and excited about our work. There are some warm wonderful people that work at the agency. The headquarters building is beautiful and bright with spacious cubes.

    Cons

    There are no opportunities to grow withing the administrative (nonclinical) positions. The pay is low, the benefits shabby, and the raises are laughable. The structure is very hierarchical, with senior staff showing very little regard for the those below them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People should be paid competitively and there should be attempts to promote from within so that people feel that they are working toward something tangible.

    Doesn't Recommend
  2.  

    A great place to start and a place to come back to.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Planned Parenthood

    Pros

    Great team to work with.

    Cons

    Little room for advancement in many departments.

    Recommends
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