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Chinese-American Planning Council Employee Reviews about "entry level"

Updated Jul 18, 2019

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86%
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David Chen
6 Ratings
Pros
  • "The staff is very supportive, the environment is suitable for entry level and student workers, convenient location, a variety of programs to specialize(in 3 reviews)

  • "It's a great place to learn a lot of things(in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • "super old school, never available for calls, near call back, low pay(in 6 reviews)

  • "No room for growth, but you will learn a lot(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great Organization with Great Objectives"

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    Former Employee - Case Planner in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Chinese-American Planning Council full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The staff is very supportive, the environment is suitable for entry level and student workers, convenient location, a variety of programs to specialize

    Cons

    little to no opportunity for growth, low pay, small office

    Advice to Management

    There should be more ways to appreciate the various departments that have bigger workloads with more benefits or better wages. Under the Case Planning department, the workload is often overlooked.

    Chinese-American Planning Council2018-08-28
  2. "Great entry level job"

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    Former Employee - Office Assistant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Chinese-American Planning Council for more than a year

    Pros

    Great entry level job for high school students and recent college grads

    Cons

    Very little room for growth. Management is not the best

    Advice to Management

    Seek opportunities for employers to grow. Extremely static envorinment

    Chinese-American Planning Council2018-01-29
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great for seasonal/temp but go somewhere else for long-term."

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    Former Employee - SYEP Worksite Monitor in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Chinese-American Planning Council part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Good for entry level positions and temp/seasonal positions, especially if you have a contact within CPC. -Likes to hire/promote from within before opening opportunities up to public. -Laid back and no micromanaging. (see cons) -Good relations with organizations that provide grants, thus, a lot of program expansion and agency growth. (see cons) -If you have good relations with someone in management, you will be in...

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    Cons

    -Likes to hire/promote from within... which leads to sometimes hiring based on seniority. Unqualified individuals are promoted, and do not lead/supervise well. -Promotions only exist if someone leaves their position, which is often rare. Or it occurs if a new position is created, which is also rare. -No overtime pay but you get compensated time for chaperoning trips longer than work hours or working on weekends. Also,...

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    Advice to Management

    -Needs to have more agency-wide mingling opportunities. Worked here for years but am unfamiliar with all of the divisions we have and the work they do. (New CEO seems to be doing a good job so far on this). -Management should show up to events and other locations from time to time. Usually, management would show up at big events like the annual gala (agency-wide gala, or branch galas). -Don't take your staff as assistants...

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    Chinese-American Planning Council2017-06-24
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