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"Stuck in the legendary past"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

I worked at Salvation Army full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Great vision of service to transform lives. Some truly exceptional people.

Cons

Local boards have "advisory" power only; actual authority is with corporate board and at corporate office. Lacks structure and perhaps vision for nimble response to 21st century needs. Lacks detailed ethics guidelines comparable to similar international organizations, with predictable results.

Advice to Management

Unite in a single corporate entity with uniform practices. Stop competing with yourself. Flow the greatest resources to the areas with the greatest need, instead of keeping the greatest resources in the communities that are wealthy enough to raise the most money.

Other Employee Reviews for Salvation Army

  1. "I learned a lot from working at the Salvation Army"

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    Former Employee - Client Advocate in Independence, MO
    Former Employee - Client Advocate in Independence, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Salvation Army part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Pros for working at the Salvation Army were definatly helping others who were in need. even if it was just to be there to listen when they needed someone. It really opened up my eyes to the reality of homelessness.

    Cons

    The cons for working for them were that they were no longer allowing full time employment. They were cutting all the employees hours. There were also non christian employees who were not there to help others.

    Advice to Management

    try to find employees that are more Christ like and walking the right path. Not just someone who is there for the pacheck.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Professional degrees in business are not appreciated, nor wanted."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Salvation Army full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Christian fellowship with believers, people, food and location.

    Cons

    Professional degrees in business are not appreciated, nor wanted. Offered and initiated skills attained from over 20 years of experience only to realize Supervisor did not want nor could understand the skills.

    Advice to Management

    When an employee develops and implements procedures by analyzing current procedures and provides initiative to improve processes consider the benefits for the organization rather than the ego of the supervisor.

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