United Way

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Many colleagues were truly passionate about helping their communities, and were caring and devoted to their work. I met people I am proud to have as lifelong friends.

Cons

I believe the experience comes down to the Senior Management of the local United Way where one is employed. The head of UW where I worked had no idea how to treat, motivate or respect employees. Also, new initiaitves were constantly being started with no regard as to the resources available to make those initiatives successful.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Look at the turnover rate. Most employees leave jobs because of trouble with their bosses. I left the organization just a few years ago and there are only a handful of people left that I worked with. Turnover is costly to morale and to achieving objectives but the head in our organization did not seem to recognize that.

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  1.  

    Great place for a job, not a career.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at United Way full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, flexibility and laid back atmosphere.

    Cons

    No opportunities for advancement and salary.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your employees better.

  2.  

    The work was interesting and challenging.

    Former Employee - Accounts Payable Specialist in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Accounts Payable Specialist in Sacramento, CA

    I worked at United Way full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The salary level is good.

    Cons

    They have a senior vice president who is a complete control freak and withholds information necessary to be able to do the job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do not allow management level ;personnel so much power with no supervision,.

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