The Challenge - Great people, great organisation but needing a few tweaks | Glassdoor
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    "Great people, great organisation but needing a few tweaks"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Programmer Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Challenge full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Great working environment, great staff teams and managers. Loads of work on improving working conditions at the organisation. New flexi-working being introduced/trialled. Impact for young people and partners. Inclusion/ mental health support for young people on programmes. Lots of new good and relevant training being introduced

    Cons

    Pay for work you do is not the best because you would get paid a lot more for your title and the work you do in s lot of other organisations but understandably this is due to us being a charity. Opportunities for progression can be limited to short term roles or a really long wait Work life balance during the delivery of our programmes can be quite hectic Interview process which favours the person that can interview...

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    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing as you are certainly heading in the right direction. Please focus on: - Communication - Training and development - Finding was to reward staff fairly for their hard work

    The Challenge2019-03-26

    The Challenge Response

    April 2, 2019Head of Talent, Learning & Culture

    Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to hear you enjoy working with your colleagues at The Challenge and are happy with the progress we are making to improve the facilities. We know that maintaining the work life balance does become more challenging during the delivery period ...

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  1. "Great place to work in"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at The Challenge full-time

    Pros

    -Dedication to employee overall well-being; -Dedication to charity's mission; -Flexibility.

    Cons

    -Occasional weekend work is required

    The Challenge2019-05-13
  2. Helpful (1)

    "A ridiculously good company to work for!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Challenge full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Lives and breathes it’s charitable mission. Fantastic team of committed employees and a superb management team. A very people and mission focused business.

    Cons

    No downsides for talented, driven individuals.

    Advice to Management

    Don’t let the talent leave!

    The Challenge2019-05-09

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