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"Fine if you have no ambition"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook

I have been working at Developmental Studies Center full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Familial atmosphere, emphasis on great work-life balance.

Cons

Do not take a job here if you have any interest in advancing your career, making more money at any point in your future, or doing anything that involves advancement in any way. It is customary for employees to work here for 5-6 years with no promotion or raises. There is a huge disconnect between the executive team and everyone else....the morale is low.

Advice to Management

Value your workers. Don't cut corners with them, we are the people that keep the company afloat. No cost of living raise in 6 years - that would be a great place to start.

Other Employee Reviews for Developmental Studies Center

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Inspiring place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Emeryville, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Emeryville, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Developmental Studies Center full-time

    Pros

    Great mission, employee friendly policies, good benefits, nice office space, family atmosphere, convenient location, above average IT department, decent pay for the sector.

    Cons

    A non-profit that is trying to do a little too much with resources at hand which leads to priority conflicts. An organization that is trying to scale up in revenue but the business process changes that are needed are running up against entrenched interests.


  2. "Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Associate in Oakland, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing Associate in Oakland, CA

    I worked at Developmental Studies Center full-time

    Pros

    Fun place to work, lots of laughter. There is a clear mission there. The hire very smart, humble people who enjoy their work.

    Cons

    Could use more diversity in upper management.
    Projects move very slow.
    Meetings about meetings. Lots of talking and over planning.

    Advice to Management

    More mentorship from upper management. Less favoritism for professional growth. More inclusion in decision making from those who actually do the the work.

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