Philadelphia Housing Authority
2.8 of 5 22 reviews
www.pha.phila.gov Philadelphia, PA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Jul 1, 2014

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    The procedures created a very challenging environment.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsMajority of employees wanted to do their jobs.

    ConsConstant over-ruling of decisions.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Not intern friendly

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood pay...and that is about it folks. Nothing else to say!

    Conslocations that are ridiculous to get to

    if you want to stare into to space and do absolutely nothing this is the job for you.

    Just miserable after a while...I gain no experience here!

    Advice to Senior ManagementGive interns something to do instead of busy work a 10 year old can do. I kept asking for work and got wither busy work or nothing. I didn't learn a thing what a waste of time.

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

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    Culture of intimidation -not a place to work if you are not in a position of leadership

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prossalary and benefits are usually at industry standards or above

    Consmanagement doesn't value employees. Very much about who you know and your connections. Promotions and treatment is not based on merit.

    Advice to Senior Managementneeds new management.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    On its way back

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosopportunities for leadership, ability to work with all levels of the organization, from new hires to top management

    Consincompetent upper management with limited leadership experience, frequent turnover, top-heavy salaries

    Advice to Senior Managementannual increases based on actual merit and not internal politics or your whims will enable you to keep the best employees on board

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

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    Nutritional Aide (Former Employee)
    Philadelphia, PA

    ProsNice resident stay there and the food

    ConsThere was no benefit at all there and no raise.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNA

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    It has been a positive experiance to work and promote new projects.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsNew administration with newly develped opportunities for advancement.

    ConsProgression is a little slow, but the agency needs to move in this pace to better understand the needs of the residence it serves.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone at this time

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

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    Awesome intern. Very intuitive.

    Service Representative (Former Employee)
    Philadelphia, PA

    ProsCustomer service opportunities were awesome
    Workload was bearable
    Positive pressure

    ConsLocation wasn't too safe

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    As a management assistant, there was room to grow and I was offered my bosses job

    Manager Assistant (Former Employee)
    Philadelphia, PA

    ProsOffered promotion. Can only go up. Many new hires to come.

    Conspromotion was due to the ongoing investigations and weeding out of bad employees from lower management to upper management.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMaintain the good employees, weed out the bad

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

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    Very unprofessional and political.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Philadelphia, PA

    ProsServing an important community in need gives a sense that you are doing the right work

    ConsInternal disfunction and inconsistent direction are demoralizing

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work

    Facilities Quality Engineer Co-Op (Former Employee)
    Phila, PA

    ProsPeople are very nice and the job tasks can be done by anyone regardless of major

    ConsThere was nothing which was bad about the company.

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

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