Resources For Human Development

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Updated April 16, 2015
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  1. Relaxed culture

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Specialist
    Current Employee - Program Specialist

    I have been working at Resources For Human Development full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    There is a very relaxed culture here that makes it a comfortable place to come to work. There are many different programs, which gives you options for advancement or lateral moves.

    Cons

    There have been no raises for years. The only way to get a bump in your salary is to take on extra work. There is little acknowledgement for your work.

  2. Great friendly environment.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Department in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - IT Department in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Resources For Human Development full-time (more than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    The company does good work in behavioral health and is making a difference in many peoples lives. Excellent vacation benefits.

    Cons

    Salary is low but this is typical in non-profits. Newer managers do not hold the company values as dearly as long time employees which can lead to a stressful work environment and overall unhappiness.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure that new employees know and live the RHD values better.

  3. Undervalued

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Phila, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Phila, PA

    I have been working at Resources For Human Development full-time (more than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, PTO,Coworkers, commute, culture,

    Cons

    Pay, no raises or promotional opportunities, Management team, no retirement match

    Advice to Management

    Get a compensation system so that staff receive fair market salaries. Treat your employees as assets.

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  5. Working for RHD was very rewarding

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Resources For Human Development

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    there were plent of opportunities to learn and be trained. the miniversity helped me out a lot. ther was also tuition assistance

    Cons

    the pay was below what I think is fair, there was a lot of cronyism and nepotism

    Advice to Management

    Monitor the practices at individual homes more closely

  6. Beware of Immature Management

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager in Phila, PA
    Former Employee - Manager in Phila, PA

    I worked at Resources For Human Development full-time (more than a year)

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

    Pros

    Okay Benefits
    Flexibile Hours
    Nice Staff Overalll

    Cons

    Horrible Managers at every site
    Low Pay for Staff
    Central Office staff are Spoiled and uneducated

    Advice to Management

    Fire Everyone

  7. It was a good experience for me.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Substance Abuse Counselor in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Substance Abuse Counselor in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at Resources For Human Development full-time (less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Good people to work with, pay was decent along with benefits.

    Cons

    Lack of leadership, to much Politics in upper management.

    Advice to Management

    Have more meetings with your lower level employees.

  8. One of the most different and interesting companies I ever worked for!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Psychiatric Rehabilitation Worker in Lehighton, PA
    Former Employee - Psychiatric Rehabilitation Worker in Lehighton, PA

    I worked at Resources For Human Development full-time (more than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits all around, the company follows a set of values which I saw carried out within the program I worked for, employees are encouraged to voice their opinions and ideas, if there is a conflict there are people within the company who serve as mediators to help resolve the issue, flexible and freedom in scheduling appointments with clients and taking time off, employer provides and encourages employees to gain more training, uses liberal-based approaches, company is continuing to grow and expand, rated as one of the best companies to work for in Philly, and most of all, you see the impact and changes these programs have had in increasing the overall quality of life in the people who are being served!!

    Cons

    Very disorganized at times, sharing office space makes it difficult for ensuring confidentiality with clients, saw a lot of inept people hired and fired who were given multiple chances of proving themselves and changing when they should have probably been fired from the gecko, inefficient computer program for documenting notes/plans (although I think it may have changed by now), boundaries set between staff and clients were questionable at times

  9. Helpful (1)

    A good place to grow and refine your skills while making some lasting friendships in the process.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Chief Technology Officer in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Chief Technology Officer in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Resources For Human Development full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I spent 4 years at RHD and saw a lot of change. Some good, some bad, some amazing - but I think that's most companies. Having been gone for a little over a month now, I REALLY miss most of the folks I worked with while there, and still keep in touch with many which I think is a testament to the culture at RHD. In my experience the environment makes it pretty easy to develop friendships and camaraderie that can be difficult at other organizations where I've worked. I was so anti-open environment when I came and now I find it hard to work in a traditional environment and am glad my current company is changing to one!

    I think most jobs are what you make of them. I build a very strong team that is cohesive, agile, smart, and innovative - focused on how IT can enable the business to serve its consumers better, faster, with greater ease. I am very proud of the accomplishments we made there, and I do think that the relatively hands-off methodology others seem to see as detrimental, was instrumental in RHD's IT department becoming world-class (my biased opinion, of course).

    Cons

    I do think management should be more willing to receive and accept feedback. I had the opportunity to be on the corporate council where I think that was beginning to happen more and I hope it continues. In my opinion, the business could learn a lesson or two in "economies of scale". Growing strategically is always better than expanding for the sake of saying you grew.

    Advice to Management

    You have smart folks around you. Trust their expertise. Trust their judgement, and you'll be fine. The company now has a CEO that's easy to get behind. I personally feel IT, HR, and Legal should have a seat at the executive management table; while you leverage the existing senior management structure for clinical management.

  10. Amazing company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Resources For Human Development part-time (less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Very people friendly and socially forward.

    Cons

    I can't think of any

    Advice to Management

    Thank you

  11. Good experience, no upward movement

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Resources For Human Development

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great co-workers, a lot of time off, pleasant environment to work in

    Cons

    Management overworked, which trickles down to the case managers. No possible upward mobility without a masters degree.

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