American Red Cross - Fantastic mission -- but a constant churn of lay-offs and re-structuring without addressing core managment issues | Glassdoor
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"Fantastic mission -- but a constant churn of lay-offs and re-structuring without addressing core managment issues"

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Former Employee - International Services in Washington, DC
Former Employee - International Services in Washington, DC
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at American Red Cross full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Fantastic colleagues who are focused and mission oriented

Cons

The organization rarely developed its own talent for promotion. Very disheartening to see colleagues laid-off after 18 years of service.

American Red Cross Response

May 20, 2014 – Talent Acquisition Program Associate

Thank you for your feedback; we agree that our employees are fantastic and dedicated to our mission. Our recent restructuring was in response to the rapidly changing biomedical industry; the Red ... More

Other Employee Reviews for American Red Cross

  1. "Trainer"

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    Current Employee - Trainer in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Trainer in Madison, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at American Red Cross part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    variety of job sites, and great instructors to work with who are passionate about their jobs

    Cons

    no value as an employee, no communication within departments, and no upheld standard. No consistency with classes.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate......also actually talking and listening to what the employees have to say. Respect those working for you. Consistency, follow the guideline set for the program,.

    American Red Cross Response

    May 20, 2014 – Talent Acquisition Program Associate

    Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoy the variety in your job and agree that our instructors are top notch and passionate about what they do. We are sorry to hear that you feel ... More


  2. "Pleasant work environment, lacks organization"

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    Current Intern - Communications in Chicago, IL
    Current Intern - Communications in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at American Red Cross as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good experiences and inspiring stories of helping others.

    Cons

    Poorly managed and lacking communication between supervisors and employers, and upper management.

    Advice to Management

    Have more collaborative meetings to get everyone on the same page

    American Red Cross Response

    May 20, 2014 – Talent Acquisition Program Associate

    Thank you for your review, and for choosing to begin your career with the American Red Cross! We are glad to hear about your good experiences and hope you have found your internship with us ... More

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