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Best training ground for fundraising

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

I worked at UJA-Federation of New York full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

Professional Development, great benefit, excellent people to socialize with

Cons

Politics and red tape layers, slow decision making process

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Great leadership

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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    Toxic Work Environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UJA-Federation of New York full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    If you despise change, high quality work, and have an affinity to office politics this is the place for you! If not, at least there's a good deal of PTO.

    Cons

    UJA is an organization that is stuck in its ways, often forgetting that it is the 21st century. Decisions are made very slowly if at all, change is non-existent, and technology is under-utilized. People there are cliquey and like to play office politics. Many of those in senior positions are there through connections and other means not reflective of their skills. Some that have been there for decades are utterly incompetent.

    Hard work is rarely recognized and is rewarded even less often. Work/life balance is poor because rather than replacing staff that leaves, others are given more responsibilities with no change in title or pay.

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    There is a lot of rhetoric about making UJA a great place to work but no true effort is exerted in realizing this goal. As long as people at the top can get away with showing no respect to other employees, this will not change. UJA needs to focus on hiring and retaining talented staff, but in order for that to happen the organizational culture and compensation practices must be overhauled.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Good work in the community

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY

    I have been working at UJA-Federation of New York full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Employees believe in the work

    Cons

    Very top-down, political, a lot of things done for their image.

    Approves of CEO
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