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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at United Way full-time (less than a year)

Pros

Co-workers in other departments were amazing. Generous, polite, helpful and always willing to help out in any capacity.

Cons

Management refused to offer training to sub-ordinate but always faulted employee for not knowing particular programs to complete assignments.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

If a new employee is unhappy - actually listen and not sweep it under the carpet and blame them. A new person is a true reflection of the department.

Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
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  1. Non-profit employment: rewarding and challenging

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    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in Worcester, MA
    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in Worcester, MA

    I have been working at United Way full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great community involvement and connectedness, fantastic co-workers, great learning experiences, challenging and rewarding.

    Cons

    It is challenging to make ends meet with the salary; a second job is not feasible due to the time requirements for certain meetings.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Budget to be able to pay staff appropriately for their work and what the resources they bring in to the organization.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. Unorganized, unclear direction, poor management

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at United Way full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great work-life balance is the best part of the job. Working at UWMC also allows you to meet a lot of great people and participate in various community/volunteer/networking activities with people from all over chicago

    Cons

    Direction from leadership very unclear, turnover is atrocious. little/no training. No talent development, very little opportunity for advancement. 9 CEO's in the last 27 years.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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