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66% Approve of the CEO

Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGovern

Gail McGovern

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Well Meaning Dysfunction

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
San Jose, CA

I worked at Red Cross full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood people
Great intentions
Good Programs
Unwaivering dedication to their Mission

ConsNational HQ out of touch with local Chapters
Micromanagement
Lack of Consistency
Unwillingness to address issues within the corporate structure

Advice to Senior ManagementLose half of the VP positions. They are high ticket / very low produce. Listen to your middle managers, they are the best link you have to what is really going on in your company. Volunteers are wonderful but most are not nearly as dedicated as your paid staff. Appreciate your paid staff. The opt to work at a low pay, high demand, few perk job Every Day.

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

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