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Updated May 16, 2022

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Found 1,621 of over 1,762 reviews

3.7
63%
Recommend to a Friend
84%
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American Cancer Society CEO Karen E. Knudsen
Karen E. Knudsen
30 Ratings

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  • "Poor management, lots of agendas and backstabbing(in 88 reviews)
  • "Low pay and no rewards for top performers(in 80 reviews)
  • "No work life balance what so ever(in 57 reviews)
  • "I question the senior leadership's ability to lead this organization out of this mess.(in 55 reviews)
  • "Long hours (I averaged 68.2 hours per week and at times exceeded 80 hours per week(in 45 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great Job

    Sep 7, 2021 - Community Support Professional 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Everything about the job was great

    Cons

    Covid happened and I was furloughed

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    indicator of compromise

    May 16, 2022 - Incident Analyst in Lake Mary, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    reliable, good pay , great shedule

    Cons

    fast pace, slow schedule, disorganise,

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  3. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Changes

    May 3, 2022 - Director 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Volunteers Benefits Generous time off

    Cons

    Constant change and elimination of positions

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Review

    Apr 15, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great environment and great benefits.

    Cons

    Not applicable at this time.

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great

    Apr 13, 2022 - Senior Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The job was flexible and very rewarding

    Cons

    Over worked with small salary

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Good

    Apr 10, 2022 - IT Specialist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Relaxed, flexible, nice coworkers, supportive manager.

    Cons

    Not much room for upward growth.

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  7. 2.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    would not recommend

    Apr 23, 2022 - Graphic Designer in Tampa, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    they have bonuses small but nice

    Cons

    they do not have growth for employees

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  8. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Benefits!

    Apr 20, 2022 - Community Development Manager in Tampa, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Benefits and PTO are wonderful!

    Cons

    A lot of driving, late nights and weekends. Management values employees over staff and staff turnover rate is high.

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great work life balance

    Mar 29, 2022 - Senior Corporate Relations Manager in Denver, CO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great transparency from upper mgmt

    Cons

    slow to make company wide decisions

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  10. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    High pressure, Low pay

    Apr 6, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The mission is very important.

    Cons

    Management is rude with impossible expectations. Staff is maltreated. The hours are long and the pay is extremely low.

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American Cancer Society Reviews FAQs

American Cancer Society has an overall rating of 3.7 out of 5, based on over 1,762 reviews left anonymously by employees. 63% of employees would recommend working at American Cancer Society to a friend and 39% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, American Cancer Society employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.4 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at American Cancer Society. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

63% of American Cancer Society employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated American Cancer Society 3.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 3.1 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at American Cancer Society to be work life balance, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, management, career development.

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