ResCare Reviews

Updated April 25, 2015
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ResCare President and CEO Ralph G. Gronefeld Jr.
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Pros
  • You get to work with clients and make a difference (in 12 reviews)

  • I love helping people, it is awesome feeling teaching people to do new things (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • No raises for management since I started working there 4 years ago (in 30 reviews)

  • A major unraveling between direct care staff & management (in 13 reviews)

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  1. Good job for students.

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    Current Employee - Direct Care Professional in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Direct Care Professional in Columbus, OH

    I have been working at ResCare full-time

    Neutral Outlook
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Plenty of hours, upto 24 hours of over time a week. Double pay for select worked holidays. Some down time to study, watch tv and relax.

    Cons

    long shifts at times, lifting and cleaning clients at times can be difficult.

    Advice to Management

    Realize that your employees are not machines, we need some off time now and again.

  2. GED Instructor

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    Former Employee - Ged Instructor in Aguadilla, PR
    Former Employee - Ged Instructor in Aguadilla, PR

    I worked at ResCare full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Passionate and compromise people with excellent human beings. They are working hard every day to change life of at risk students.

    Cons

    Long time schedule of work including weekends to some job positions and short vacation periods during the whole school year.

    Advice to Management

    Any time is professional.

  3. Case Manager

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    Current Employee - Case Manager in Honolulu, HI
    Current Employee - Case Manager in Honolulu, HI

    I have been working at ResCare full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Everything is great working here.

    Cons

    Need to be given more holidays off.

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  5. Program Director

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    Current Employee - Program Director in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Program Director in Denver, CO

    I have been working at ResCare full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Rewarding, challenging, good work/life balance, and organized corporate office.

    Cons

    Poor benefits, limited room for growth/promotion, no incentive/bonus program.

    Advice to Management

    Provide raises or advancement track to lower level employees (non director/management positions)

  6. care

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    Current Employee - Agent in Pewaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Agent in Pewaukee, WI

    I have been working at ResCare full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work and fun

    Cons

    no downside to working here

  7. Working for the individuals is great, working for management that does not recognize your hard work is not great

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    Current Employee - Indiana in Fort Wayne, IN
    Current Employee - Indiana in Fort Wayne, IN

    I have been working at ResCare full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Resources and tools for training are excellent

    Cons

    They do not compensate for the amount of work you do.

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate and respect your employees. Recognize talent and promote people that are qualified for the positions.

  8. Management

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ResCare full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Loved the clients that I worked with

    Cons

    No raises, long hours, no recognition

  9. Casemanager

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    Former Employee - Case Manager in Parkersburg, WV
    Former Employee - Case Manager in Parkersburg, WV

    I worked at ResCare full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Some staff members were friendly and helpful. PTO and insurance benefits available.

    Cons

    Unrealistic expectations, backstabbing, poor hiring practices as far as background checks, favortisim, and the wages are not that great.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees equally and like they are human beings.

  10. Direct Care Staff

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ResCare

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I really enjoy working with the clients and their families

    Cons

    the management staff only cared about not going over the work hours more than mak

    Advice to Management

    Care more about the people working with the clients with disabilities

  11. Company is diverse with room to grow.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Case Manager in Kenosha, WI
    Former Employee - Case Manager in Kenosha, WI

    I worked at ResCare full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Flexibility to manage a caseload. High level of responsibility.

    Cons

    High turnover, the natural of business, burnout

    Advice to Management

    recognize leadership skills that have been built from on the job experiences.

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