Acts Retirement-Life Communities Reviews

Updated Jun 15, 2020

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3.2
51%
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Acts Retirement-Life Communities President and CEO Gerald T. Grant (no image)
Gerald T. Grant
17 Ratings
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  • "loving kindness" is a slogan and nothing more(in 7 reviews)

  • "Corporate management all about promoting itself and handing out bags of money to upper management(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Diet Aide in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Acts Retirement-Life Communities part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay, good scheduling, great values

    Cons

    Management can sometimes not care

  2. "A great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Officer/EMT 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Acts Retirement-Life Communities part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -salary -the managers really care about their employees

    Cons

    -lengthy process for hire -usually have to make up the work for other departments if they didn't get something done

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  3. "A Decent Place to Work"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Culinary in Seaford, DE
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Acts Retirement-Life Communities full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Paid Time Off, Opportunity for Growth

    Cons

    Disconnect with upper management, can't recommend working in culinary, poor inter-department communication, have had lack of solidarity with senior management of department

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  4. "Great First Job for Teens"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Food Server in Gwynedd, PA

    I worked at Acts Retirement-Life Communities part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great job to have as a high school student, flexible hours

    Cons

    low pay for being a waiter

  5. "It's all a show"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recreation Assistant in Media, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Acts Retirement-Life Communities full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Some solid folks and nice setting

    Cons

    Understaffed and unsafe for residents. Prepare to work the job of 3 people and be forced to turn a blind eye to abuses ranging from verbal to neglect. Act's puts on a show for survey teams...but, it is not what happens there on a daily basis.

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  6. "A good place with good values"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Acts Retirement-Life Communities full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good team setting Nice upper management Decent 401k package

    Cons

    Salary growth is a bit lacking Tuition reimbursements could be a bit more generous

  7. "I supervise 5 men & order and repair anything needed"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Maintenance Supervisor in Huntsville, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Acts Retirement-Life Communities full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The elder people whom libe in the community

    Cons

    Getting to know someone and they pass away

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  8. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Receptionist in Sykesville, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Acts Retirement-Life Communities full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    pay and schedule are consistent with area

    Cons

    not fully staffed for work load

  9. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Fort Washington, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Acts Retirement-Life Communities full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    mission-driven organization lives its motto

    Cons

    increasing workload as company grows

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  10. "No loving kindness"

    1.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Acts Retirement-Life Communities

    Pros

    The people I worked with.

    Cons

    Lack of communication throughout and do not value employees

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