American Academy of PAs - Very stressful and unpleasant work environment | Glassdoor
  1. "Very stressful and unpleasant work environment"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at American Academy of PAs full-time

    Pros

    PAs are pleasant, hardworking people who seem to appreciate the efforts of staff. Alexandria location isn't bad.

    Cons

    Senior management is moody, distrustful, and relies entirely too much on the input of hired consultants, including some who have a hand in every decision made by the CEO. Recently, due to prior bad real estate decisions, the office had to be redesigned in order to accomodate the large number of new hires. A difficult work environment was made worse when all cubicles (everyone except the very senior management is in...

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    Advice to Management

    Trust your team to do the job they were hired to do. Stop micromanaging every little decision. Choose one priority and stick with it.

    American Academy of PAs2019-04-17

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Welcoming"

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      Former Employee - Intern in Alexandria, VA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at American Academy of PAs part-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Very welcoming environment, people are nice and work in small teams

      Cons

      I was unable to stay long enough to get an offer

      American Academy of PAs2019-01-16
    • "Laid back environment"

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        Former Employee - Intern - Hourly 

        I worked at American Academy of PAs part-time for more than a year

        Pros

        - Work focused on personal development rather than hard deliverables

        Cons

        - Did not often get constructive criticism/feedback from management

        American Academy of PAs2019-03-11

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