Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

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Updated Jun 16, 2014

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Lutheran Social Services of Illinois President and CEO Rev. Denver Bitner

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47% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    A top notch Property Manager that follow company policies and made the resident feel at home.

    Property Manager (Former Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsWorking with a diverse group of individual from all ethnic and culture background.

    ConsYou can not please everyone, however, but by following company policies the work is done professional and confident.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork with your on-site manager went it comes to tenants concerns.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Focused on the mission

    Counselor (Current Employee) Peoria, IL

    ProsClient centered with hard working staff who believe in the mission

    ConsDirect care staff are so dedicated that they can easily suffer burn-out, no perks, not competetive wages, no cost of living raises

    Advice to Senior ManagementFind creative ways to encourage and reward your employees.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good company to work for

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsRoom for advancement, good benefits, flexible schedule, competitive salary.

    ConsHigh stress environment, and increasingly difficult case load numbers. At the time I left, I had 21 kids on my case load, and was also completing the adoption subsidies full-time.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAppreciate your workers a bit more, so that you can keep the good ones.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    My experience with Lutheran Social Services is very positive.

    Receptionist (Former Employee) Spring, TX

    ProsLutheran Social Services does there best to make sure all employees are satisfied with their work environment.

    ConsLutheran Social Services is a very large organization.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Chaotic while lacking diversity and true leadership leading to professional growth.

    ADOPTION PRESERVATION THERAPIST for VERMILION COUNTY (Former Employee) Danville, IL

    ProsThe accumulative leave was great if it was approved.

    ConsI had the opportunity to learn that whites are also discrimnated against based on race.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't simply hire a person because he or she is black. Look for a person that has an approach which is inclusive.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    The people I worked with are wonderful, thoughtful and kind people, but management has lost touch with the business.

    Child Welfare Specialist (Current Employee) Champaign, IL

    ProsGood people, meaningful work, challenging

    ConsLarge workload, low pay, management doesn't show appreciation for employees

    Advice to Senior ManagementShow your employees appreciation

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good cause and worthwhile mission

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Des Plaines, IL

    ProsGreat mission. Nice work/life balance.

    ConsState-funded. No raises, no pay for performance

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay for performance to retain talent

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Decent place to work overall

    Social Services (Former Employee) Park Ridge, IL

    ProsFriendly staff, clean work environment, plenty of paid time off (holidays, vacation, sick leave), comfortable place to work

    ConsLack of raises due to lack of strategic budgeting, lack of the use of technology to inform business, need an IT department at most facilities

    Advice to Senior ManagementDo not rely solely on your nursing homes to fund other services of the company.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Should have a strong look at themselves

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsLiked the idea of providing a wide variety of social services to a wide population of the state.

    ConsUpper management still blinded by same things as for profit company

    Advice to Senior Managementpractice what you preach

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Lutheran Social Services is a wonderful opportunity.

    Interpreter (Current Employee) Concord, NH

    ProsYou get to interact with people and the bosses are friendly. And it is an easy going atmosphere.

    ConsThey sometimes don't give you the hours that you request.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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